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

                                          STATION:   FORT SMITH ARKANSAS
                                          MONTH:     MAY
                                          YEAR:      2016
                                          LATITUDE:   35 19 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  94 22 W                   

  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
                                     12Z  AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
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 1  74  52  63  -3   2   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.2 16 260   M    M   0        20 260
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SM   74   52         2   0  0.00     0.0   7.2          M        0              
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AV 74.0 52.0                               7.2 FASTST   M    M   0    MAX(MPH)  
                                 MISC ---->  # 16 260               # 20  260   
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NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.

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

                                          STATION:  FORT SMITH ARKANSAS
                                          MONTH:    MAY
                                          YEAR:     2016
                                          LATITUDE:   35 19 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  94 22 W                   

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16    

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 63.0   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   0.00    1 = FOG OR MIST              
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -3.0   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -0.18    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY  
HIGHEST:    74 ON  1    GRTST 24HR  0.00 ON  1- 1      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS      
LOWEST:     52 ON  1                               3 = THUNDER                  
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS              
                        TOTAL MONTH:   0.0 INCH    5 = HAIL                     
                        GRTST 24HR     0.0         6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE 
                        GRTST DEPTH:   0           7 = DUSTSTORM OR SANDSTORM:  
                                                       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:   0                                  
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   0                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   0                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.     2    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   1                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)   0                                  
TOTAL FM JUL 1  2410    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  0                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL  -807                                                            

[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.     0                                                            
DPTR FM NORMAL    -3    [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
TOTAL FM JAN 1    49    HIGHEST SLP M ON M                                      
DPTR FM NORMAL   -20    LOWEST  SLP 29.90 ON  1                                 

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