PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM:  F-6)

                                          STATION:  ABILENE
                                          MONTH:    SEPTEMBER
                                          YEAR:     2000
                                          LATITUDE:   31 22 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE: 100 30 W                   

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  :WIND          :WEATHER :PK WND 
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1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9     10  11   12     13     14   15 
                                            AVG MX  2MIN           WND  WND 
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH   SPD SPD  DIR  WEATHER  SPD   DR
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 1 104  77  91  11   0  26 0.00  0.0    0   9.7  25  180            34  180
 2 105  79  92  12   0  27 0.00  0.0    0   9.9  18  230            23  230
 3 104  79  92  12   0  27 0.00  0.0    0   7.1  16  140            21  160
 4 106  77  92  13   0  27 0.00  0.0    0   6.9  17  150            22  150 
 5 107  77  92  13   0  27 0.00  0.0    0   9.2  24  110            29   40
 6  99  75  89  10   0  24 0.00  0.0    0     M  16  110            22   90
 7  96  66  81   3   0  16 0.00  0.0    0   8.0  16   70  8         18   90
 8  93  67  80   2   0  15 0.00  0.0    0   9.6  18  120  8         22  120
 9  95  69  82   4   0  17 0.00  0.0    0   9.9  18  150            22  150
10 101  74  88  10   0  23 0.00  0.0    0  11.4  18  220            24  170
11 105  79  92  15   0  27 0.00  0.0    0  13.9  23  150            28  140
12 101  66  84   7   0  19 0.37  0.0    0  13.7  36  270  3         41  270
13  86  67  77   0   0  12 0.00  0.0    M   7.3  20  360            24  350
14  94  67  81   5   0  16 0.00  0.0    0   5.1  16   90  8         18  100
15  94  66  80   4   0  15 0.00  0.0    0   7.5  15   50            21   30
16  93  62  78   2   0  13 0.00  0.0    0   7.1  15  130            17  140
17  90  62  76   0   0  11 0.00  0.0    0   8.1  16  130            20  120
18  92  59  76   1   0  11 0.00  0.0    0   9.6  17  140            22  160
19  92  62  77   2   0  12 0.00  0.0    0  13.0  23  180            31  200
20  87  67  77   2   0  12 0.00  0.0    0  15.5  26  360            35  350
21  91  60  76   2   0  11 0.00  0.0    0   9.2  16  170            20  160
22  99  71  85  11   0  20 0.00  0.0    0  14.8  26  210            31  220
23  94  67  81   7   0  16 0.13  0.0    0  11.1  21  190 3          25  190
24  66  52  59 -15   6   0 0.58  0.0    0  13.5  23  360 1          28   30
25  66  43  55 -18  10   0 0.00  0.0    0  13.8  25  360            30  360
26  76  39  58 -15   7   0 0.00  0.0    0   4.0   9  170            15  290
27  82  50  66  -7   0   1 0.00  0.0    0   7.4  13  180            15  180
28  85  54  70  -2   0   5 0.00  0.0    0   5.8  13   90            17  120
29  84  51  68  -4   0   3 0.00  0.0    0   7.4  14  170            20  180
30  87  61  74   2   0   9 0.00  0.0    0  11.6  20  220            24  220

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AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE: 92.4          TOTAL PRECIPITATION: 1.08 INCHES               
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE:  64.8          PEAK WIND SPEED: 41 MILES PER HOUR
AVERAGE WIND SPEED: 9.7 MILES PER HOUR                      ON THE 12TH    
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NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 14 PEAK WIND IN MILES PER HOUR

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION:  ABILENE
                                          MONTH:    SEPTEMBER
                                          YEAR:     2000
                                          LATITUDE:   31 22 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE: 100 30 W                   

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 13    

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 78.6   TOTAL FOR MONTH: 1.08      1 = FOG                      
DPTR FM NORMAL:  +2.6   DPTR FM NORMAL: -2.13      2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY  
HIGHEST: 107 ON 5TH     GRTST 24HR:  0.71 ON           TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS      
LOWEST:  39  ON 26TH                 23-24         3 = THUNDER                  
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS              
                        TOTAL MONTH:   0.0 INCH    5 = HAIL                     
                        GRTST 24HR      ON         6 = GLAZE OR RIME            
                        GRTST DEPTH:     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             
                                                   X = TORNADO                  
MAX 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.01 INCH OR MORE:   3                                  
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   21   0.10 INCH OR MORE:   3                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   1                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0                                  

[HEATING DEGREE DAYS (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.     23                                      
DPTR FM NORMAL     +17                                      
SEASONAL TOTAL     23                                      
DPTR FM NORMAL     +17                                                           

[COOLING DEGREE DAYS (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.   440                                                            
DPTR FM NORMAL  +104    [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
SEASONAL TOTAL  2864    HIGHEST SLP 30.37 ON 25                                       
DPTR FM NORMAL  +545    LOWEST  SLP 29.58 ON 22

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