Preliminary Local Climatological Data
                                ABILENE TX             
                              SEPTEMBER 1999

  Temperature in F :        :Pcpn   :Snow:  Wind     :Sunshine: Sky     :Pk Wnd
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1   2   3   4   5  6a  6b    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
Dy Max Min Avg Dep HDD CDD  Wtr  Snw Dpth Avg Spd Dir Min Psbl S-S Wx    Spd Dr
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 1  97  71  84   4   0  19 0.00   0.0   0  9.8 21 140   0    0   0       25 130
 2  94  70  82   2   0  17 0.00   0.0   0 10.0 21 110   0    0   0       25 110
 3  96  71  84   4   0  19 0.01   0.0   0  9.9 16 140   0    0   0 8,1   21 170
 4  97  75  86   7   0  21 0.00   0.0   0  9.8 17 160   0    0   0       23 190
 5  95  71  83   4   0  18 1.47   0.0   0  9.2 26  70   0    0   0 3,1,2 30  70
 6  89  70  80   1   0  15 0.00   0.0   0  6.0 21 150   0    0   0       25 150
 7  95  70  83   5   0  18 0.00   0.0   0 10.4 20 220   0    0   0       24 220
 8  95  74  85   7   0  20 0.00   0.0   0  8.9 20  80   0    0   0       23  80
 9  90  68  79   1   0  14 0.00   0.0   0  6.2 13  80   0    0   0       17 140
10  95  68  82   4   0  17 0.00   0.0   0 11.5 23 200   0    0   0       28 200
11  97  75  86   9   0  21 0.00   0.0   0 12.9 21 200   0    0   0       25 200
12  91  66  79   2   0  14 0.09   0.0   0 13.7 29 260   0    0   0 3     36 260
13  80  62  71  -6   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  9.2 16  20   0    0   0       21  90
14  85  59  72  -4   0   7 0.00   0.0   0  8.5 15 130   0    0   0       18 130
15  83  65  74  -2   0   9    T   0.0   0  9.9 20  80   0    0   0       22  70
16  80  65  73  -3   0   8 0.01   0.0   0  8.0 21  30   0    0   0       24  30
17  90  58  74  -2   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  6.2 16 160   0    0   0       18 170
18  91  68  80   5   0  15 0.00   0.0   0 12.7 21 220   0    0   0       32 230
19  95  69  82   7   0  17 0.00   0.0   0 10.4 24 220   0    0   0       29 240
20  80  62  71  -4   0   6 0.00   0.0   0 15.2 24  10   0    0   0       29  20
21  73  53  63 -11   2   0    T   0.0   0 12.7 22 360   0    0   0       30 360
22  78  46  62 -12   3   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.6 14 310   0    0   0       18 330
23  87  53  70  -4   0   5 0.00   0.0   0 10.0 17 220   0    0   0       21 220
24  94  66  80   6   0  15    T   0.0   0 13.9 38 360   0    0   0       45 360
25  90  68  79   6   0  14 0.00   0.0   0  8.0 18 190   0    0   0       25 210
26  96  70  83  10   0  18 0.00   0.0   0 15.4 22 170   0    0   0       28 210
27  94  67  81   8   0  16 0.00   0.0   0 15.0 24 210   0    0   0       32 190
28  68  54  61 -11   4   0 0.01   0.0   0 14.8 29 360   0    0   0       32  20
29  71  47  59 -13   6   0 0.01   0.0   0 10.8 23  20   0    0   0       29  20
30  81  43  62 -10   3   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.7 17 220   0    0   0       22 180
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AVG HIGH: 88.2 DEG         PRECIP: 1.60 INCHES        AVG WIND: 10.4 MPH
AVG LOW:  64.1 DEG

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NOTE: WIND SPEED IN COLUMN 11 IS THE FASTEST 2-MINUTE AVERAGE WIND.
      WIND SPEED IN COLUMN 17 IS THE PEAK INSTANTANEOUS GUST.
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[Temperature Data]      [Precipitation Data]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16

Average Monthly: 76.1   Total for Month:   1.60    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   0.1   Dptr fm normal:   -1.61    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    97 on 11    Grtst 24hr 1.47 on 5           TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     43 on 30                               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
                                                   x = TORNADO
Max 32 or below:  0     0.01 inch or more:  6
Max 90 or above: 18     0.10 inch or more:  1
Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  1

[HEATING DEGREE DAYS (Base 65)]
Total this Mo.    18  
Dptr fm normal    12  
Seasonal total    18  
Dptr fm normal    12

[COOLING DEGREE DAYS (Base 65)]
Total this Mo.   358
Dptr fm normal    22    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total  2443    Highest SLP 30.45  on 29
Dptr fm normal   124    Lowest  SLP 29.58  on 24

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