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 London, KY

...THE JACKSON KY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1981 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH              78   01/31/2002
LOW              -18   01/19/1994
                        01/21/1985
                        01/20/1985
HIGHEST            64   01/03        66      -2       59  01/11
LOWEST             -1   01/08         4      -5       -7  01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.0              43.1    -1.1     38.5
AVG. MINIMUM     25.1              26.8    -1.7     17.3
MEAN             33.5              34.9    -1.4     27.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               6.1    -0.1        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              20.7     3.3       23
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.5     0.5        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM         7.28   1994
MINIMUM         0.80   1981
TOTALS           2.12              3.61   -1.49     3.15
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.12   -0.05     0.10
DAYS >= .01        13              14.1    -1.1       14
DAYS >= .10         5               7.3    -2.3       10
DAYS >= .50         1               2.4    -1.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    0.81   01/03 TO 01/04              0.87

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL           26.3   1994
TOTALS            2.7               7.1    -4.4     14.0
SINCE 7/1         3.9              12.6    -8.7     18.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.2    -1.2        5
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH         2   01/24                          3
24 HR TOTAL      1.5   01/24                        5.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     969               932      37     1139
SINCE 7/1       2714              2566     148     2784
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/250    DATE  01/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/240    DATE  01/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      3
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

RECORDS...

NEW LOW TEMPERATURE RECORD...

-1 ON THE 8TH

NEW SNOWFALL RECORD...

1.5 ON THE 24TH

...THE LONDON KY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH              74   01/31/2002
                        01/24/1972
LOW              -25   01/19/1994
HIGHEST            62   01/20        MM      MM       59  01/11
                        01/04
                        01/03
LOWEST              3   01/08        MM      MM       -4  01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.8              44.8    -1.0     39.8
AVG. MINIMUM     25.0              26.4    -1.4     17.4
MEAN             34.4              35.6    -1.2     28.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               4.6    -1.6        8
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              21.7     3.3       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.6    -0.6        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM        10.09   1957
MINIMUM         1.07   1981
TOTALS           2.38              3.54   -1.16     2.28
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.11   -0.03     0.07
DAYS >= .01        11              11.3    -0.3       12
DAYS >= .10         6               6.9    -0.9        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    1.15   01/03 TO 01/04              0.88

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL           17.6   1978
TOTALS             MM               4.5      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1          MM               5.6      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                 2      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0        MM               1.9      MM       MM
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH        MM                                 MM
24 HR TOTAL       MM                                 MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     942               911      31     1124
SINCE 7/1       2609              2563      46     2731
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/230    DATE  01/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/210    DATE  01/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      7

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   JACKSON KY
                                          MONTH:     JANUARY
                                          YEAR:      2015
                                          LATITUDE:   37 35 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  83 19 W

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  WIND      :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND
================================================================================
1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
                                     12Z  AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
================================================================================

1   37  21  29  -6  36   0 0.00  0.0    0  4.5  9 230   M    M   5        19 230
2   40  36  38   3  27   0    T  0.0    0  2.0  8 250   M    M  10        14 250
3   64  38  51  16  14   0 0.62  0.0    0  4.8 15 180   M    M   9 12     26 190
4   61  36  49  14  16   0 0.23  0.0    0  9.0 20 270   M    M  10 1      31 230
5   35  20  28  -7  37   0    T    T    0  5.4 18 280   M    M   4        29 280
6   32  22  27  -8  38   0    T    T    0  5.3 14 280   M    M   8        19 260
7   27   4  16 -19  49   0 0.02  0.6    0  8.7 18 300   M    M   9        26 300
8   29  -1  14 -21  51   0 0.00  0.0    1  3.7 15 240   M    M   1        27 210
9   33  15  24 -11  41   0 0.00  0.0    T  9.4 21 250   M    M   6        33 240
10  30   8  19 -16  46   0 0.00  0.0    T  3.1  9 280   M    M   0        12 300
11  41  20  31  -4  34   0 0.05    T    0  3.3  7 100   M    M   7 4      11 200
12  45  32  39   4  26   0 0.37    T    0  4.7 12  30   M    M  10 12     19  40
13  32  25  29  -6  36   0    T    T    T  3.7  9  60   M    M  10 16     19  50
14  28  22  25 -10  40   0    T    T    T  1.6  9 310   M    M   9 16     11 300
15  34  22  28  -7  37   0 0.01  0.1    T  2.0  9 240   M    M   9 1      14 280
16  44  27  36   1  29   0 0.00  0.0    T  3.2  9 260   M    M   4 1      15 280
17  59  30  45  10  20   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.3 13 230   M    M   0        23 230
18  51  38  45  10  20   0 0.07  0.0    0  6.8 16 250   M    M   5 1      28 240
19  59  33  46  11  19   0 0.00  0.0    0  1.9  7 260   M    M   0        11 270
20  60  39  50  15  15   0 0.00  0.0    0  3.9 10 300   M    M   1        16 260
21  55  39  47  12  18   0    T  0.0    0  4.9 12 290   M    M   5        20 230
22  40  30  35   0  30   0 0.00  0.0    0  3.5 12 300   M    M   4        17 300
23  37  31  34  -1  31   0 0.37    T    0  3.0  8  50   M    M   9 146    14  50
24  34  27  31  -4  34   0 0.16  1.5    2  5.4 16 260   M    M   7 146    24 290
25  50  32  41   6  24   0 0.04  0.0    T  4.2  9 180   M    M   3 16     14 180
26  42  24  33  -2  32   0 0.07  0.2    0  5.4 16 300   M    M  10 12     22 310
27  36  20  28  -7  37   0    T    T    0  2.8 10 330   M    M   6 1      15 320
28  36  15  26 -10  39   0 0.00  0.0    0  1.7  6 130   M    M   0        11 130
29  54  31  43   7  22   0 0.07    T    0  8.5 20 300   M    M   7 1      31 300
30  35  23  29  -7  36   0 0.04  0.3    T  6.4 16 320   M    M   6 1      24 340
31  42  18  30  -6  35   0 0.00  0.0    0  1.7  7 260   M    M   2        11 230
================================================================================
SM 1302  777       969   0  2.12     2.7 139.8          M      176
================================================================================
AV 42.0 25.1                               4.5 FASTST   M    M   6    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 21 250               # 33  240
================================================================================
NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION:  JACKSON KY
                                          MONTH:    JANUARY
                                          YEAR:     2015
                                          LATITUDE:   37 35 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  83 19 W

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 33.5   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   2.12    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -1.4   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -1.49    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    64 ON  3    GRTST 24HR  0.81 ON  3- 4      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:     -1 ON  8                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:   2.7 INCHES  5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR   1.5 ON 24-24  6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
                        GRTST DEPTH:   2 ON 24     7 = DUSTSTORM OR SANDSTORM:
                                                       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:  13
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   5
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  24    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   1
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   1    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.   969    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   8
DPTR FM NORMAL    37    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  12
TOTAL FM JUL 1  2714    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10) 11
DPTR FM NORMAL   148

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.     0
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1     0    HIGHEST SLP 30.73 ON  8
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    LOWEST  SLP 29.61 ON 26

[REMARKS]
#FINAL-01-15#

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   LONDON KY
                                          MONTH:     JANUARY
                                          YEAR:      2015
                                          LATITUDE:   37  4 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  84  5 W

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  WIND      :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND
================================================================================
1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
                                     12Z  AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
================================================================================

1   39  19  29  -7  36   0 0.00    M    M  4.4 14 230   M    M   6        17 230
2   43  38  41   5  24   0    T    M    M  2.4  9 240   M    M  10        11 250
3   62  41  52  16  13   0 0.94    M    M  5.7 18 180   M    M  10 1      27 180
4   62  35  49  13  16   0 0.25    M    M 13.4 26 260   M    M  10 18     33 250
5   35  20  28  -8  37   0 0.00    M    M  6.5 18 290   M    M   4        25 290
6   38  24  31  -4  34   0 0.00    M    M  8.7 17 280   M    M   7        23 270
7   30   7  19 -16  46   0    T    M    M 12.7 23 340   M    M   8        33 360
8   31   3  17 -18  48   0 0.00    M    M  7.0 22 240   M    M   2        30 230
9   33  16  25 -10  40   0 0.00    M    M 12.7 25 250   M    M   5        34 250
10  33   8  21 -14  44   0 0.00    M    M  1.4  7 210   M    M   0        11 150
11  44  16  30  -5  35   0 0.01    M    M  2.6  9 190   M    M   8        12 200
12  46  34  40   5  25   0 0.54    M    M  4.9 15  10   M    M  10 1      20  10
13  34  29  32  -3  33   0    T    M    M  7.9 15  30   M    M  10 1      21  30
14  31  25  28  -7  37   0 0.00    M    M  3.6  8 300   M    M  10 18     11 290
15  33  25  29  -6  36   0    T    M    M  3.5 13 260   M    M  10 1      16 270
16  46  29  38   3  27   0 0.00    M    M  4.1 14 260   M    M   5        17 270
17  58  24  41   6  24   0 0.00    M    M  7.0 26 230   M    M   0 18     33 210
18  52  35  44   9  21   0 0.04    M    M 11.1 24 240   M    M   4        34 220
19  59  25  42   7  23   0 0.00    M    M  2.7 12 220   M    M   0        15 230
20  62  30  46  11  19   0 0.00    M    M  4.0 15 250   M    M   0        20 250
21  53  32  43   7  22   0 0.00    M    M  5.6 16 280   M    M   2        21 250
22  44  28  36   0  29   0 0.00    M    M  3.8 10 360   M    M   1        13 340
23  37  33  35  -1  30   0 0.26    M    M  5.6 12  20   M    M  10 1      14  20
24  40  29  35  -1  30   0 0.11    M    M  6.9 15 250   M    M   7 18     20 250
25  52  30  41   5  24   0 0.10    M    M  6.4 17 230   M    M   3 8      24 220
26  43  27  35  -1  30   0 0.02    M    M  8.5 17 320   M    M  10 18     27 330
27  33  25  29  -7  36   0 0.02    M    M  5.4 12 320   M    M   9 18     15 320
28  40  18  29  -7  36   0 0.00    M    M  2.0  8 140   M    M   0        11 140
29  60  28  44   8  21   0 0.09    M    M 11.1 24 210   M    M   6        35 210
30  40  24  32  -4  33   0    T    M    M  7.9 20 300   M    M   6        26 300
31  44  19  32  -5  33   0 0.00    M    M  1.8  7 240   M    M   2        10 230
================================================================================
SM 1357  776       942   0  2.38    M    191.3          M      175
================================================================================
AV 43.8 25.0                               6.2 FASTST   M    M   6    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 26 260               # 35  210
================================================================================
NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION:  LONDON KY
                                          MONTH:    JANUARY
                                          YEAR:     2015
                                          LATITUDE:   37  4 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  84  5 W

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 34.4   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   2.38    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -1.2   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -1.16    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    62 ON 20, 4 GRTST 24HR  1.15 ON  3- 4      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:      3 ON  8                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:    M          5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR    M  ON   M    6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
                        GRTST DEPTH:  M  ON   M    7 = DUSTSTORM OR SANDSTORM:
                                                       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:   3    0.01 INCH OR MORE:  11
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   6
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  25    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   2
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.   942    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   9
DPTR FM NORMAL    31    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  11
TOTAL FM JUL 1  2609    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10) 11
DPTR FM NORMAL    46

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.     0
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1     0    HIGHEST SLP 30.76 ON  8
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    LOWEST  SLP 29.64 ON 26

[REMARKS]
#FINAL-01-15#



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