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Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6)





                                          Station: DODGE CITY KANSAS        


                                          Month:   DEC


                                          Year:    1998





  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  71  41  56  19   9   0 0.00   0.0   0 18.1 34 200 598  100   0       43   S


 2  64  48  56  20   9   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.4 22 210  30    5   0       25  SW


 3  70  49  60  24   5   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.4 20 210 151   26   0       24  SW


 4  65  47  56  20   9   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.9 21 160 253   43   0 1,2   24   S


 5  55  40  48  13  17   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.9 24 340 546   94   0 1,2   28   N


 6  40  28  34  -1  31   0 0.22   1.8   0 13.8 28  20   0    0   0 2,1   33  NE


 7  41  24  33  -2  32   0 0.00   0.0   T  4.3 11  20 567   98   0 1,2   14   N


 8  49  24  37   3  28   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.8 15 200 578  100   0       17   S


 9  47  25  36   2  29   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.6 17 190 578  100   0       21   S


10  45  23  34   0  31   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.4 17 360 577  100   0       20   N


11  48  22  35   2  30   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.2 13 220 576  100   0       15  SW


12  55  22  39   6  26   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.4 16 290 576  100   0       20   W


13  59  31  45  12  20   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.0 18 300 575  100   0       21  NW


14  59  27  43  10  22   0 0.00   0.0   0 14.0 24 180 575  100   0       28   S


15  50  26  38   6  27   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.9 20 210 514   90   0       23  SW


16  54  22  38   6  27   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.0 20 330 574  100   0       24  NW


17  62  26  44  12  21   0 0.00   0.0   0 15.2 30 220 574  100   0       34  SW


18  49  29  39   7  26   0 0.00   0.0   0 16.3 30  40 538   93   0       37  NE


19  32  21  27  -4  38   0 0.00   0.0   0 14.9 30  10   0    0   0       34   N


20  21   8  15 -16  50   0 0.05   0.3   0 14.5 22  20   0    0   0 8,1   26   N


21   8  -4   2 -29  63   0 0.02   0.5   1 15.7 23  10 236   41   0 1,8   25   N


22  13  -7   3 -28  62   0 0.00   0.0   T  9.8 21 330 513   90   0 8     24   N


23  18  -2   8 -23  57   0 0.00   0.0   T  6.4 13  10 573  100   0       15   N


24  22  -2  10 -20  55   0 0.00   0.0   T  7.5 15 190 573  100   0       17   S


25  41  11  26  -4  39   0 0.00   0.0   T 10.7 17 250 574  100   0       21   W


26  55  18  37   7  28   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.1 25 210 543   95   0       30  SW


27  51  26  39   9  26   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.6 18  10 574  100   0       22   N


28  53  26  40  10  25   0 0.00   0.0   0 13.0 24 210 419   72   0       28  SW


29  40  20  30   0  35   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.6 28  20 478   80   0       32  NE 


30  61  18  40  10  25   0 0.00   0.0   0 17.6 30 180 546   95   0       37   S


31  37  11  24  -6  41   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.5 22 160 346   60   0       25   S


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Sm 1435  698       943   0  0.29     2.6 354.5        13755      0


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Av 46.3 22.5                              11.4 Fastst  Psbl  %  0.0    Max(mph)


                                 Misc ---->    34 200 17864 77           43  S


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Notes:


# Last of several occurrences


Column 17 Peak Wind in M.P.H.


Columns 7, 8 & 9 used to supplement ASOS data








Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6) , Page 2





                                          Station: DODGE CITY KANSAS        


                                          Month:   DEC


                                          Year:    1998





[Temperature Data]      [Precipitation Data]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16





Average Monthly: 34.4   Total for Month:   0.29    1 = FOG


Dptr fm normal:   1.9   Dptr fm normal:   -0.36    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY


Highest:    71 on  1    Grtst 24hr 0.22 on 6           TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS


Lowest:     -7 on 22                               3 = THUNDER


                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS


                        Total month:   2.6 Inches  5 = HAIL


                        Grtst 24hr  1.8    on 6TH_ 6 = GLAZE OR RIME


                        Grtst depth:   1 on 21     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:  6     0.01 inch or more:  3


Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  1


Min 32 or below: 26     0.50 inch or more:  0


Min  0 or below:  4     1.00 inch or more:  0





[HDD (Base 65) ]


Total this Mo.   943                          


Dptr fm normal   -65                          


Seasonal total  1681                          


Dptr fm normal  -273





[CDD  Base 65) ]


Total this Mo.     0


Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]


Seasonal total  1814    Highest SLP 30.80  on 22


Dptr fm normal   349    Lowest  SLP 29.57  on 18





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