PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA
                              ABILENE TX
                            NOVEMBER 1997  

     TEMPERATURES        PRECIPITATION   AVERAGE    WEATHER    PEAK
                                          WIND                 WIND
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1   2   3   4   5  6a  6b    7    8     9   10   11    12   13   14
Dy Max Min Avg Dep HDD CDD  Wtr  Snw   Avg  Spd  Dir   Wx   Spd  Dr
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 1  71  45  58  -2   7  0  0.00   0.0  11.0  23  340         29  340
 2  68  38  53  -7  12  0  0.00   0.0   8.0  23  330         28  350
 3  69  33  51  -9  14  0  0.00   0.0   6.5  15  240         18  300
 4  81  45  63   4   2  0  0.00   0.0  11.6  25  190         32  200
 5  72  47  60   1   5  0  0.00   0.0   9.2  21   30         26   20
 6  64  37  51  -7  14  0  0.00   0.0   6.5  11   90         15   20
 7  69  35  52  -6  13  0  0.00   0.0   9.6  17  150         21  140
 8  76  45  61   3   4  0  0.00   0.0  13.6  21  140         25  170
 9  61  41  51  -6  14  0    T    0.0  13.9  24  340   8,1   29  330
10  41  30  36 -21  29  0  0.00   0.0  12.7  24  350         29  340
11  50  27  39 -18  26  0  0.01   0.0   7.6  14  130    1    18  140
12  43  40  42 -14  23  0  0.49   0.0   8.3  18   90    1    21   90
13  49  41  45 -11  20  0  0.12   0.0   4.9  10  310    1    11  330
14  46  29  38 -18  27  0  0.02   0.0  10.3  20  360    1    23  360
15  43  26  35 -20  30  0  0.03   0.0   9.7  20  340    1    22  330
16  48  20  34 -21  31  0  0.00   0.0   3.9   9  150    1    11  140
17  51  32  42 -12  23  0  0.00   0.0   9.6  18  190         22  190
18  67  33  50  -4  15  0  0.00   0.0   8.3  16  340         20  320
19  69  32  51  -2  14  0  0.00   0.0   9.6  21  170         26  170
20  76  45  61   8   4  0  0.00   0.0  11.3  21  200         25  200
21  62  38  50  -3  15  0  0.00   0.0   6.9  15  340    1    17  340
22  67  38  53   1  12  0  0.00   0.0   5.6  10  350         14  250
23  69  39  54   2  11  0  0.00   0.0   8.9  16  200         21  170
24  74  49  62  10   3  0  0.00   0.0  11.3  22  210         26  200
25  78  53  66  15   0  1  0.00   0.0  15.6  28  210         33  210
26  70  48  59   8   6  0  0.00   0.0  10.3  23   20    1    29  210
27  75  49  62  11   3  0  0.00   0.0  15.6  34  180         41  180
28  66  42  54   4  11  0  0.33   0.0   8.9  26  330    1    30  330
29  61  39  50   0  15  0  0.00   0.0  12.6  30  300         36  310
30  61  41  51   1  14  0  0.00   0.0  11.5  23  330         26  330
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AVG HIGH: 63.2 DEGREES    PRECIP: 1.00 INCH     AVG WIND: 9.8 MPH
AVG LOW:  38.6 DEGREES

NOTES: WIND IN COLUMN 10 IS THE FASTEST 2 MINUTE AVERAGE WIND.
       WIND IN COLUMN 13 IS THE PEAK INSTANTANEOUS GUST.

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[Temperature Data]      [Precipitation Data]       SYMBOLS USED IN
                                                   COLUMN 16
Average Monthly: 50.9   Total for Month:   1.00    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -4.0   Dptr fm normal:   -0.48    2 = FOG REDUCING
                                                       VISIBILITY
Highest:    81 on  4    Grtst 24hr 0.52 on 12-13       TO 1/4 MILE OR
Lowest:     20 on 16                                   LESS
                                                   3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month: 0   Inches    5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr      on __ __   6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   0 on -      7 = BLOWING DUST
                                                       OR SAND:
                                                       VSBY 1/2 MILE
                                                       OR LESS
                                                   8 = SMOKE OR HAZE
[No. of Days with]      [WEATHER - Days with]      9 = BLOWING SNOW
Max 32 or below:  0     0.01 inch or more:  6      x = TORNADO
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  3
Min 32 or below:  7     0.50 inch or more:  0
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HEATING DEGREE DAYS (Base 65)]        [Pressure Data]
Total this Mo.   417                   Highest SLP 30.55  on 16
Dptr fm normal   100                   Lowest  SLP 29.59  on 01
Seasonal total   522  
Dptr fm normal   124

[COOLING DEGREE DAYS (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     1
Dptr fm normal   -13  
Seasonal total  2238 
Dptr fm normal  -213  

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