Portsmouth Weather Records Service
 

Local Climatological Data
*Data Are Subject to Correction by PWRS

Station:  PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA
Month:   JUNE Year: 2003
Latitude: 36 48 04 N    Longitude: 76 19 40 W
Station Elevation: 20 FT 
Standard Time: EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME
LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS-TYPE FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA
                                          MONTH:     JUNE  
                                          YEAR:      2003
                                          LATITUDE:   36 48 04 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  76 19 40 W                   
NOTE: DATA MAY EXTEND BEYOND RIGHT MARGIN
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|-----TEMPERATURE IN F:---------||RAIN---SNOW-||------WIND-----|BAROMETER||HUMID||SKY||---------------WEATHER-----------------|
                                                 AVG  AVG PK  PK  MAX  MIN MAX MIN DOM WX
DY MAX MIN   AVG   DEP   HDD   CDD WTR  SNW DPTH DIR  SPD DIR SPD BAR  BAR HUM HUM SKY TYPES / NOTES
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 1  72  60   66.0   -8   0.0   1.0 0.00 0.0    0 270  5.5 270 25 9888 9394  99  55  PC         BREEZY PLEASANT
 2  72  56   64.0  -10   1.0   0.0 0.00 0.0    0 360  2.8 360 17 0072 9885  79  42  SU         PLEASANT
 3  74  54   64.0   -8   1.0   0.0 0.00 0.0    0 158  1.5 135 12 0058 9899  87  61  PC
 4  74  69   71.5    0   0.0   6.5 0.15 0.0    0 180  4.1 180 19 9899 9771  98  87   C 1       SHRA
 5  77  66   71.5    0   0.0   6.5 0.00 0.0    0 180  3.5 180 16 9960 9765  96  63  PC         FROPA
 6  79  59   69.0   -4   0.0   4.0 0.00 0.0    0 135  1.7 360 14 0056 9939  93  50  PC 1       PLEASANT
 7  80  66   73.0   -1   0.0   8.0 0.63 0.0    0 180  3.0 220 17 0028 9788 100  84   C 1       SHRA
 8  73  65   69.0   -6   0.0   4.0 0.14 0.0    0 023  1.4 180 16 9859 9787 100  99   C 1       DZ SHRA HUMID FROPA
 9  77  64   70.5   -4   0.0   5.5 0.02 0.0    0 023  1.7 360 11 0001 9762 100  80  PC 1       SHRA FROPA
10  83  64   73.5   -1   0.0   8.5 0.00 0.0    0 023  1.4 135 13 0076 9986 100  57  PC 18
11  89  72   80.5   +7   0.0  15.5 0.00 0.0    0 180  3.3 200 18 0023 9924  98  57  SU 18      HUMID
12  89  74   81.5   +6   0.0  16.5 0.00 0.0    0 180  4.0 180 17 9985 9916  97  62  PC 8       HUMID
13  88  72   80.0   +5   0.0  15.0 0.44 0.0    0 180  3.3 180 26 9958 9865 100  62  PC 83      HUMID BREEZY
14  85  72   78.5   +3   0.0  13.5 0.00 0.0    0 220  4.0 180 17 9988 9882 100  69  PC 8       HUMID
15  82  69   75.5   -1   0.0  10.5 2.05 0.0    0 360  1.9 360 18 9981 9900 100  81  PC 813     HUMID +TSRA FROPA
16  71  65   68.0   -8   0.0   3.0 0.00 0.0    0 023  3.2 023 19 0177 9981 100  84   C         HUMID 
17  67  65   66.0   -9   0.0   1.0 0.27 0.0    0 023  3.0 023 17 0176 0030 100  95   C 1       SHRA
18  82  66   74.0   -3   0.0   9.0 0.11 0.0    0 180  1.5 270 14 0030 9844 100  82  PC 3       WARM HUMID SHRA
19  81  71   76.0   -1   0.0  11.0 1.07 0.0    0 360  1.3 360 18 9853 9711 100  91  PC 31      HUMID SHRA
20  76  66   71.0   -6   0.0   6.0 0.39 0.0    0 360  1.8 360 17 9845 9739 100  93  PC 3       SHRA FROPA
21  75  63   69.0   -7   0.0   4.0 0.00 0.0    0 270  3.1 360 17 9862 9804 100  62   C
22  72  60   66.0  -11   0.0   1.0 0.00 0.0    0 360  2.4 360 16 9865 9805  93  75  PC
23  88  65   76.5    0   0.0  11.5 0.00 0.0    0 270  3.3 270 18 9954 9816  93  45  SU 8       WARMFROPA
24  91  67   79.0   +3   0.0  14.0 0.00 0.0    0 023  1.3 360 15 0070 9919  92  45  SU 8       HOT
25  94  68   81.0   +4   0.0  16.0 0.00 0.0    0 270  2.0 270 17 0079 9994  96  42  SU 8       HOT HUMID
26  92  71   81.5   +4   0.0  16.5 0.00 0.0    0 270  1.8 270 13 9999 9878  89  54  SU 8       HOT HUMID
27  91  73   82.0   +3   0.0  17.0 0.00 0.0    0 158  3.1 270 17 9958 9848  97  60  SU 8       FROPA
28  82  69   75.5   -2   0.0  10.5 0.18 0.0    0 023  2.5 270 13 0150 9958 100  70  PC 813     SHRA
29  85  69   77.0   -1   0.0  12.0 0.00 0.0    0 180  1.2 180 13 0197 0083 100  66  SU 8       HUMID
30  89  73   81.0   +3   0.0  16.0 0.00 0.0    0 270  1.3 180 14 0199 0111  97  59  PC 8       HUMID
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SM                       2.0 263.5 5.45 0.0  0.0
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AV 81.0 66.4 73.7 -1.8             0.18          139  2.53
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NOTES:
WINDS IN M.P.H.
                      
LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS-TYPE FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION:  PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA
                                          MONTH:    JUNE
                                          YEAR:     2003
                                          LATITUDE:   36 48 04 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  76 19 40 W                   

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]               SYMBOLS USED IN WX TYPES COLUMN

AVERAGE MAXIMUM: 81.0   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   5.45"           1 = FOG                      
AVERAGE MAX DEP: -3.7   DPTR FM NORMAL:   +1.77" OR 148%   2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY  
AVERAGE MINIMUM: 66.4   GRTST 24HR  2.05" ON 15TH              TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS      
AVERAGE MIN DEP: +0.2   GRTST DAILY 2.05" ON 15TH          3 = THUNDER                  
AVERAGE MONTHLY: 73.7   SNOW, ICE PELLETS, GLAZE           4 = ICE PELLETS              
AVERAGE MON DEP: -1.8   TOTAL MONTH:  0.0"                 5 = HAIL                     
                        GRTST DAILY        ON              6 = GLAZE OR RIME            
HIGHEST: 94 ON 25       GRTST 24HR         ON              7 = BLOWING DUST OR SAND:    
LOWEST:  54 ON  3       GRTST DEPTH:       ON                  VSBY  MILE OR LESS    
                                                           8 = SMOKE OR HAZE            
[NO. OF DAYS WITH]      [PRECIP  - DAYS WITH]              9 = BLOWING SNOW             
                                                           X = TORNADO                  
MAX 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.01 INCH OR MORE:  11 0R 36.67%
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   4    0.10 INCH OR MORE:  10                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   3                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   2                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                   [# DAYS WITH]
TOTAL THIS MO.   2.0    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   8     11 FOG                          
                        PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  16      0 DENSE FOG    [VSBY 1/4 MILE OR LESS]
SEASONAL      3485.5    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  6      6 THUNDERSTORMS              
                                                    6 # OF THUNDERSTORMS
[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                    0 SNOW                         
TOTAL THIS MO.   2.0                                0 FROST
                        [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
SEASONAL TOTAL 381.5    HIGHEST SLP 30.199" ON THE 30TH                         
                        LOWEST  SLP 29.394" ON THE  1ST                         
                        AVERAGE SLP 29.937"   
[STATION RECORDS]

2ND TEMPERATURE MINIMUM MAXIMUM TIED 72 [PREVIOUSLY 1983]
3RD TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TIED 54 [PREVIOUSLY 1992]
12TH TEMPERATURE MAXIMUM MINIMUM 74 [PREVIOUSLY 73 1986]
15TH DAILY PRECIPITATION 2.05" [PREVIOUSLY 1.17" 1999]
17TH TEMPERATURE MINIMUM MAXIMUM TIED 67 [PREVIOUSLY 1999]
19TH DAILY PRECIPITATION 1.07" [PREVIOUSLY 0.79" 2000]
22ND TEMPERATURE MINIMUM MAXIMUM [PREVIOUSLY 73 1999]

YEAR-TO-DATE

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]

AVERAGE MAXIMUM: 62.9   TOTAL FOR YEAR:   29.93
AVERAGE MAX DEP: -2.5   DPTR FM NORMAL:   +6.97" OR 130%                          
AVERAGE MINIMUM: 46.5   GRTST 24HR  2.05" ON  6/15                     
AVERAGE MIN DEP: +0.2   GRTST DAILY 2.05" ON  6/15                               
AVERAGE MONTHLY: 54.7   SNOW, ICE PELLETS, GLAZE
AVERAGE MON DEP: -1.2   TOTAL:          5.3                                     
                        GRTST DAILY   2.0 ON 1/16, 1/23
HIGHEST: 94 ON 6/25     GRTST 24HR    2.0 ON 1/16, 1/23
LOWEST:  15 ON 1/23     GRTST DEPTH:  2.0 on 1/16, 1/17, 1/23                
               1/24

[NO. OF DAYS WITH]      [PRECIP  - DAYS WITH]                                   
                                                                                
MAX 32 OR BELOW:   2    0.01 INCH OR MORE:  82  OR 45.30%                      
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   4    0.10 INCH OR MORE:  54                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  36    0.50 INCH OR MORE:  19                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   7                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                   [# DAYS WITH]
TOTAL         2244.0    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  46     88 FOG                          
                        PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  91      5 DENSE FOG    [VSBY 1/4 MILE OR LESS]
                        CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10) 44     16 THUNDERSTORMS              
                                                   16 # OF THUNDERSTORMS
[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                   11 SNOW                         
TOTAL          382.5                                7 FROST                     
                        [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
                        HIGHEST SLP 30.493" ON THE 27TH OF JANUARY
                        LOWEST  SLP 29.212" ON THE 23RD OF FEBRUARY
PWRS DENOTATIONS: SU/CL = Clear sky; PC = Partly cloudy sky; C = cloudy sky; NA, not available; NR, not recorded; TEMP, temperature; MAX, maximum; MIN, minimum; T, trace of precipitation; INOP, inoper- ative equipment; MPH, miles per hour; DN, departure from normal; DEP, departure; YR, year; NORM, normal; DST LTG, distant lightning; FROP or FROPA, frontal passage; AM morning; AFT afternoon hours; EVE evening hours; PM evening hours; E estimated; VBL, variable wind directions; TS, tropical storm

METAR DENOTATIONS


BC   Patches
BL   Blowing 
BR   Fog with visibilites > 1/4 but <=6 statute miles and
below to 1/4 mile
DU   Dust (widespread)
DS   Duststorm
DZ   Drizzle
FC   Funnel Cloud
FC+  Tornado/waterspout
FG   Fog with visibility <= 1/4 statute miles
FU   Smoke
FZDZ Freezing drizzle
FZRA Freezing rain
FZFG Freezing fog
GR   Hail
GS   Small hail
HZ   Haze
IC   Ice crystals
PL   Ice pellets
PY   Spray
RA   Rain
SA   Sand
SS   Sandstorm
PO   Sand or dust whirls
SG   Snow granules
SH   Shower 
SHRA Shower of rain
SHSN Shower of snow
SHPE Shower of ice pellets
SHGR Shower with hail
SHGS Shower with small hail
SM   Statute miles
SN   Snow
SQ   Squalls
TS   Thunderstorm
TSGR Thunderstorm with hail
TSGS Thunderstorm with small hail
TSPE Thunderstorm with ice pellets
TSRA Thunderstorm with rain
TSSN Thunderstorm with snow
UP   Unknown precipitation
VA   Volcanic ash
VC   Vicinity
V V   Used for obscurred sky

METAR Qualifiers: (now placed in FRONT of code)

-  Light     + Heavy      DR Low drifting    M  Below ( -x.x degrees)
                                       MI Shallow     PR Partial