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



                                          Station: DODGE CITY KANSAS        

                                          Month:   OCT

                                          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  86  56  71   7   0   6 0.00   0.0   0 11.5 20 170 696   99   0       24 S

 2  95  60  78  15   0  13 0.00   0.0   0 16.0 34 200 705  100   0       41 SW

 3  91  60  76  13   0  11 0.05   0.0   0 14.1 25  10 671   96   0 3     31 S

 4  88  55  72   9   0   7 0.00   0.0   0 10.5 18 170 700  100   0       24 S

 5  91  59  75  13   0  10 0.00   0.0   0 14.1 23 150 698  100   0       28 S

 6  86  62  74  13   0   9 0.00   0.0   0 17.4 29 170 666   96   0       36 S

 7  80  65  73  12   0   8 0.00   0.0   0 22.8 31 170 230   33   0 1     37 S

 8  82  48  65   4   0   0 0.14   0.0   0 18.4 34 230 554   80   0 1     44 SW

 9  72  37  55  -6  10   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.1 20 130 688  100   0       22 SE

10  80  56  68   8   0   3 0.00   0.0   0 18.1 28 170 314   46   0 1     33 S

11  73  65  69   9   0   4 0.15   0.0   0 23.5 37 170  75   11   0 1     43 S

12  69  41  55  -5  10   0 0.35   0.0   0 24.1 37 280 225   33   0 1,3   46 W  

13  61  37  49 -10  16   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.7 20 290 668   98   0       23 W  

14  72  34  53  -6  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.3 14 160 668   99   0       17 S 

15  77  41  59   1   6   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.4 21  10 674  100   0       26 N  

16  65  41  53  -5  12   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.9 22  10 661   98   0       29 N  

17  64  38  51  -6  14   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.9 21 170 659   99   0 1,2   24 S  

18  74  47  61   4   4   0 0.00   0.0   0 15.2 23 190 667  100   0 1,8   26 SW 

19  64  44  54  -2  11   0 0.00   0.0   0 15.9 32  20 629   95   0 1,8   38 N  

20  55  40  48  -8  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.2 15  90 120   18   0       17 E  

21  55  35  45 -10  20   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.1 11 160 180   27   0       13 S  

22  67  38  53  -2  12   0 0.00   0.0   0 17.0 28 190 640   97   0       33 S   

23  65  46  56   2   9   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.7 21 160 630   96   0 1,2   24 S  

24  53  49  51  -3  14   0 0.02   0.0   0 10.0 16  70   0    0   0 1,2   20 E  

25  51  29  40 -14  25   0 4.13   1.0   0 30.7 48  10   8    1   0 1,3   56 N   

26  32  20  26 -27  39   0 0.10   1.0   1 18.5 38 340 318   49   0 1     48 N  

27  57  20  39 -14  26   0 0.00   0.0   T  8.1 18 190 647  100   0       23 S   

28  63  31  47  -5  18   0 0.00   0.0   T  7.5 14 210 644  100   0 1,8   16 SW  

29  67  30  49  -3  16   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.5 16 170 625   98   0 1,8   18 S 

30  70  32  51   0  14   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.8 23 360 576   90   0 1,2,8 26 N   

31  72  42  57   6   8   0    T   0.0   0 11.8 23 340 334   52   0       30 N 

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Sm 2177 1358       313  71  4.94     2.0  423.8       15570      0

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Av 70.2 43.8                              13.7 Fastst  Psbl  %  0.0    Max(mph)

                                 Misc ---->    48  10 20886 75           56  N  

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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: DODGE CITY KANSAS        

                                          Month:   OCT

                                          Year:    1997



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



Average Monthly: 57.0   Total for Month:   4.94    1 = FOG

Dptr fm normal:  -0.5   Dptr fm normal:    3.66    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY

Highest:    95 on  2    Grtst 24hr 4.14 on 24,25       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS

Lowest:     20 on 27                               3 = THUNDER

                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS

                        Total month:   2.0 Inches  5 = HAIL

                        Grtst 24hr    2 on 25,26   6 = GLAZE OR RIME

                        Grtst depth:   1 on 26     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:  1     0.01 inch or more:  7

Max 90 or above:  3     0.10 inch or more:  5

Min 32 or below:  6     0.50 inch or more:  1

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



[HDD (Base 65) ]

Total this Mo.   313                          

Dptr fm normal    60                          

Seasonal total   359                            

Dptr fm normal    67



[CDD  Base 65) ]

Total this Mo.    71

Dptr fm normal    50    [Pressure Data]

Seasonal total  1268    Highest SLP 30.44  on 16

Dptr fm normal  -197    Lowest  SLP 29.27  on 12



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