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





                                                                                Station: DODGE CITY, KS


                                                                                Month: May


                                                                                Year: 2000





Latitude         Longitude


 37.46N           99.58W                           Gnd Elev. 2594 ft                     Std Time: CDT


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  Temperature in Fahrenheit       :Precip :   Snow    :Wind :Fastest 2-Min: Sunshine : Sky           :Peak Wind


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-1-  -2-  -3-  -4-  -5-  -6a-6b-   -7-    -8-    -9-  -10-   -11-  -12- -13-    -14-  -15-    -16-    -17- -18-


Day  Max  Min  Avg  Dep. HDD CDD  Water   Snow  Depth  Avg. Speed  Dir  Mins.  %PSBL  SR-SS  Weather  Speed Dir


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 1    50   45   48  -12   17   0   1.17    0.0    0   16.1    26   360     0      0%         1         31   N


 2    64   48   56   -4    9   0   T       0.0    0    8.6    14    70     0      0%         1         17   E


 3    72   45   59   -1    6   0   0.00    0.0    0    8.3    17   170   710     85%         1         22   SE


 4    79   49   64    4    1   0   0.00    0.0    0   12.7    20   170   833    100%         1         26   S


 5    77   54   66    5    0   1   T       0.0    0   16.4    24   150   120     14%         1,8       28   SE


 6    80   62   71   10    0   6   T       0.0    0    9.5    24   160   631     75%         1,2,8     29   SE


 7    94   66   80   19    0  15   0.00    0.0    0   11.4    28   220   477     57%         1,8       33   SW


 8    70   51   61   -1    4   0   0.18    0.0    0   17.7    31   350   319     38%         1,3       39   N


 9    69   47   58   -4    7   0   0.02    0.0    0    9.0    17   160   803     95%                   21   S


 10   83   51   67    5    0   2   0.00    0.0    0   21.9    33   190   766     91%                   41   S


 11   95   64   80   18    0  15   0.00    0.0    0   19.1    31   240   846    100%                   39   N


 12   70   45   58   -5    7   0   0.00    0.0    0   17.1    30    20   622     73%                   37   N


 13   66   36   51  -12   14   0   0.00    0.0    0    7.9    15   350   784     92%                   18   N


 14   76   48   62   -1    3   0   0.00    0.0    0   20.6    32   180   672     79%         3         38   S


 15   82   54   68    4    0   3   0.00    0.0    0   16.9    23   170   747     88%                   29   S


 16   79   59   69    5    0   4   0.00    0.0    0   14.2    25   150     0      0%         1,8       30   S


 17   89   56   73    9    0   8   0.00    0.0    0   23.2    40   220   512     60%                   52   SW


 18   58   51   55  -10   10   0   0.00    0.0    0   18.9    30   310   164     19%                   36   NW


 19   70   43   57   -8    8   0   0.00    0.0    0    6.4    15   360   707     82%                   18   N


 20   83   46   65    0    0   0   0.00    0.0    0   11.3    22   320   651     76%                   25   S


 21   85   50   68    2    0   3   T       0.0    0    6.8    21   230   781     90%         3         26   SW


 22   94   54   74    8    0   9   0.00    0.0    0    9.8    20   260   864    100%                   22   W


 23   99   64   82   16    0  17   0.00    0.0    0    7.1    14   310   866    100%         8         17   NW


 24   86   55   71    4    0   6   T       0.0    0   12.7    24    60   490     57%         3         31   E


 25   83   49   66   -1    0   1   0.41    0.0    0   10.4    39   290   482     55%         1,3       45   W


 26   85   59   72    4    0   7   0.04    0.0    0    8.0    33   320   645     74%         1,3       46   NW


 27   81   56   69    1    0   4   T       0.0    0   11.4    21   310   723     83%         3         26   N


 28   92   55   74    6    0   9   0.00    0.0    0   14.6    26   210   873    100%                   32   SW


 29   98   62   80   12    0  15   0.00    0.0    0   18.2    32   190   873    100%                   38   S


 30   98   70   84   15    0  19   0.00    0.0    0   21.4    36   210   875    100%                   43   SW


 31   94   69   82   12    0  17   0.00    0.0    0   19.0    32   200   769     88%                   38   S


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Sum  2501  1663           86 161   1.82    0.0       426.6             18605           


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Avg  80.7  53.6                                       13.8   Fast  Dir.         70.0%                  Max  Dir.


                                                              40   220                                  52  SW


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





                                                                                Station: DODGE CITY, KS


                                                                                Month: May


                                                                                Year: 2000


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[Temperature Data]                   [Precipitation data]                       Symbols used in colmun 16





Average Monthly:  67.2               Total for Month:   1.82


Departure from Normal:  +3.0         Departure from Normal:  -1.21              1 = Fog


Highest:  99 on  23                  Greatest in 24 hrs:  1.57 on 30TH,1ST      2 = Fog reducing visibility


Lowest:   36 on  13                                                                 to 1/4 mile or less


                                     SNOWFALL, ICE PELLETS, HAIL                3 = Thunder


                                     Total for month: 0.0 inches                4 = Ice Pellets


                                     Greatest snowfall in 24 hrs: 0.0 on        5 = Hail


                                     Greatest snow depth:  on                   6 = Glaze or Rime


                                                                                7 = Blowing dust or sand reducing


                                                                                    visibility to 1/2 mile or less


[No. days with]                      [ WEATHER  -No. days with]                 8 = Smoke or haze


                                                                                9 = Blowing snow


Max 32 or below:   0                 0.01 inch or more precip:  5               X = Tornado


Max 90 or above:   8                 0.10 inch or more precip:  3


Min 32 or below:   0                 0.50 inch or more precip:  1


Min 0  or below:   0                 1.00 inch or more precip:  1





[Heating Degree Days (Base 65) ]


                                     Clear (scale 0-3):         


Total this month:         86         Partly cloudy (scale 4-7): 


Departure from Normal:   -33         Cloudy (scale 8-10):       


Seasonal Total:         4335


Departure from Normal:  -659





[Cooling Degree Days (Base 65) ]





Total this Month:        161


Departure from Normal:   +67         [   Pressure Data   ]


Seasonal Total:          171         Highest Sea-Level 30.36 on 13th


Departure from Normal:   +63         Lowest  Sea-Level 29.28 on 17th








[  Remarks  ]





Rainfall and snowfall amounts in columns 7, 8, and 9 are the offical precipitation for DODGE CITY, KS.


Snow depth in column 9 is recorded at 6 AM CST (12Z).





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