||The highest temperature for the day.
||The lowest temperature for the day.
||The average temperature for the date. Computed by finding the average of the values in columns 2 and 3, then rounding up (if necessary).
||Departure from normal. The difference between column 4 and the 30 year normal temperature for this date.
||Heating degree days. Computed by subtracting the average temperature from 65. If less than 0, HDD=0.
||Cooling degree days. Computed by subtracting 65 from the average temperature. If less than 0, CDD=0.
||Total precipitation for the day in inches. This includes all forms of precipitation, melted if snow or ice occurred.
||Total snowfall for the day in inches.
||Snow depth in inches at 6am CST in inches.
||Average wind speed for the day in mph.
||The highest wind speed measured over a 2 minute period in mph.
||2 Min Dir
||The direction (in compass degrees divided by 10) from which the wind speed in column 11 came from. ( N=36 S=18 W=27 E=09 etc.)
||The number of minutes of sunshine received at the station.
||The percentage of possible sunshine. Computed by dividing the minutes of sunshine (column 13) into the total possible minutes.
||The average sky cover between sunrise and sunset in tenths.
Weather types observed during the day. Use the following list to decode types:
1=Fog or mist.
2=Dense fog (visibility is reduced to 1/4 mile or less).
4=Ice pellets (sleet).
6=Glaze or rime (freezing rain).
7=Dust storm or sandstorm (visibility reduced to 1/4 mile or less).
8=Smoke or Haze.
||Peak wind speed for the day in mph. The highest wind speed observed at the station.
||The compass direction from which the peak wind speed came.