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



                                          Station: DODGE CITY KANSAS        

                                          Month:   MAY

                                          Year:    1997



  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  73  40  57  -3   8   0    T   0.0   0 18.4 43 160 463   56   0       52   S

 2  58  40  49 -11  16   0 0.00   0.0   0 21.9 49 300 571   69   0 1,8   57  NW

 3  66  34  50 -10  15   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.5 17 170 767   93   0       20   S

 4  80  42  61   1   4   0 0.00   0.0   0 19.4 32 190 723   87   0       39  SW

 5  75  46  61   0   4   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.3 33  20 834  100   0       43   N

 6  80  47  64   3   1   0    T   0.0   0 17.3 30 170 678   81   0       37   S

 7  84  55  70   8   0   5 0.00   0.0   0 12.7 22 250 722   86   0       28  SW

 8  69  44  57  -5   8   0    T   0.0   0 13.5 25  10 598   71   0       32   N

 9  67  34  51 -11  14   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.6 15  20 768   91   0       20   N

10  77  39  58  -4   7   0 0.00   0.0   0 15.1 24 180 783   93   0       31   S

11  73  47  60  -2   5   0 0.00   0.0   0 16.2 31  10 784   93   0       39   N

12  70  43  57  -5   8   0    T   0.0   0  8.7 20 290 756   89   0       23   W

13  88  40  64   1   1   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.8 25 330 766   90   0       30  NW

14  76  42  59  -4   6   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.7 13  40 685   80   0       15   N

15  77  47  62  -2   3   0    T   0.0   0  8.1 14  10 789   89   0       22  NE

16  86  53  70   6   0   5 0.30     T   0 17.3 31 200 717   84   0 8,3,5 38   S

17  93  59  76  12   0  11 0.00   0.0   0 13.1 23 190 718   84   0       26   S

18  90  54  72   7   0   7 0.23   0.0   0 14.5 34 360 750   87   0 3,1   46   N

19  61  47  54 -11  11   0 0.04   0.0   0 13.7 33  10 533   62   0       41   N

20  71  42  57  -8   8   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.8 16 120 784   91   0       21   E

21  74  48  61  -5   4   0 0.00   0.0   0 13.7 24 140 552   64   0       31   E

22  64  56  60  -6   5   0 0.12   0.0   0 16.4 25 140   0    0   0 1,8   30  SE

23  80  61  71   5   0   6 0.04   0.0   0 12.7 28 150 701   81   0 1     34  SE

24  83  54  69   2   0   4 0.58   0.0   0  7.5 28 270 537   64   0 1,3   36   W

25  82  54  68   1   0   3 0.01   0.0   0 13.4 26 300 774   91   0 1     32  NW

26  75  54  65  -3   0   0    T   0.0   0 10.0 25 330 684   81   0 1     33   N

27  69  48  59  -9   6   0    T   0.0   0 12.8 23 330 721   85   0       26  NW

28  71  46  59  -9   6   0    T   0.0   0  4.6 10  90 750   86   0 1     13   E

29  72  49  61  -7   4   0 1.71   0.0   0 11.1 31  20 247   28   0 2,3   41  NE

30  70  53  62  -7   3   0 0.01   0.0   0  7.7 16 360 654   75   0 1,2   18   N

31  77  50  64  -6   1   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.7 13 120 649   74   0 1     17   E

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Sm 2331 1468       148  41  3.04    T    381.2        20458      0

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Av 75.2 47.4                              12.3 Fastst  Psbl  %  0.0    Max(mph)

                                 Misc ---->    49 300 26370 78           57   NW

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Notes:

# Last of several occurrences

Column 17 Peak Wind in M.P.H.

SNOWFALL ON THE 16TH WAS ACTUALLY HAIL





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



                                          Station: DODGE CITY KANSAS        

                                          Month:   MAY

                                          Year:    1997



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



Average Monthly: 61.3   Total for Month:   3.04    1 = FOG

Dptr fm normal:  -2.9   Dptr fm normal:    0.01    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY

Highest:    93 on 17    Grtst 24hr 1.72 on 29-30       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS

Lowest:     34 on 3,9                              3 = THUNDER

                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS

                        Total month: T   Inches    5 = HAIL

                        Grtst 24hr   T   on 16th   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:  9

Max 90 or above:  2     0.10 inch or more:  5

Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  2

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



[HDD (Base 65) ]

Total this Mo.   148

Dptr fm normal    29

Seasonal total  5148

Dptr fm normal   154



[CDD  Base 65) ]

Total this Mo.    41

Dptr fm normal   -53    [Pressure Data]

Seasonal total    44    Highest SLP 30.46  on 09

Dptr fm normal   -64    Lowest  SLP 29.34  on 01



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