Portsmouth Weather Records Service
 

Local Climatological Data
*Data Is Subject to Correction by PWRS

Station:  PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA
Month:   JUNE Year: 2004
Latitude: 36 48 04 N    Longitude: 76 19 37 W
Station Elevation: 20 FT 
Standard Time: EDT
 LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS-TYPE FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA
                                          MONTH:     JUNE
                                          YEAR:      2004
                                          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  86  66   76.0   +2   0.0  11.0 0.00 0.0    0 270  4.9 270 29 9856 9657  92  34  SU         BREEZY DRY
 2  89  62   75.5   +2   0.0  10.5 0.00 0.0    0 180  2.6 270 26 9969 9849  80  34  SU
 3  84  69   76.5   +4   0.0  11.5 0.00 0.0    0 270  2.1 360 16 0128 9969  70  41  PC         FROPA
 4  77  67   72.0    0   0.0   7.0 1.30 0.0    0 158  1.7 023 19 0127 9925  98  69   C 1       +SHRA
 5  77  64   70.5   -1   0.0   5.5 0.00 0.0    0 270  3.2 270 23 0028 9913  98  68  PC 18      HZ
 6  82  61   71.5   -1   0.0   6.5 0.00 0.0    0 270  2.5 270 17 0101 0016  89  57  PC 18      HZ
 7  79  66   72.5   -1   0.0   7.5 0.00 0.0    0 023  1.5 045 15 0200 0084  93  69  PC 18      HZ
 8  85  68   76.5   +2   0.0  11.5 0.00 0.0    0 158  1.8 045 14 0256 0174  94  59  PC 18      HZ
 9  91  70   80.5   +6   0.0  15.5 0.00 0.0    0 180  2.6 180 17 0198 0021  96  54  SU 18      HZ
10  90  71   80.5   +6   0.0  15.5 1.82 0.0    0 180  4.3 135 45 0049 9839  93  56  PC 183     HZ +TSRA
11  83  67   75.0   +1   0.0  10.0 0.71 0.0    0 360  3.0 360 17 9913 9867  94  66  PC 183     HZ FROPA
12  73  60   66.5   -8   0.0   1.5 0.12 0.0    0 360  5.3 360 21 0217 9847  97  43  PC 1       BREEZY COOLER SHRA
13  78  55   66.5   -8   0.0   1.5 0.00 0.0    0 135  2.6 135 18 0251 0134  95  48  PC
14  83  70   76.5   +1   0.0  11.5 0.00 0.0    0 135  4.8 135 19 0160 0045  80  64  PC         BREEZY WARMER
15  86  72   79.0   +3   0.0  14.0 0.00 0.0    0 158  4.5 135 17 0140 0061  86  62  PC
16  82  73   77.5   +2   0.0  12.5 0.11 0.0    0 135  3.3 135 17 0182 0111  95  74  PC 1       SHRA
17  87  75   81.0   +5   0.0  16.0 0.00 0.0    0 158  4.7 158 19 0122 9981  93  74  PC 18      HZ HUMID
18  93  76   84.5   +8   0.0  19.5    T 0.0    0 225  3.5 225 24 0010 9892  94  54  PC 18      HZ HUMID -SHRA DSTLTG
19  86  74   80.0   +3   0.0  15.0 0.00 0.0    0 338  4.3 338 19 9946 9870  95  52  PC 8       HZ FROPA
20  78  64   71.0   -6   0.0   6.0 0.00 0.0    0 360  5.3 338 24 0068 9941  80  50  SU         PLEASANT DRY
21  79  58   68.5   -8   0.0   3.5 0.00 0.0    0 135  2.8 135 17 0048 9967  97  48  SU
22  87  71   79.0   +2   0.0  14.0 0.01 0.0    0 135  2.7 135 18 9967 9816  94  65  PC 83      HZ -TSRA
23  87  73   80.0   +3   0.0  15.0 0.24 0.0    0 360  2.0 360 17 9993 9856  96  62  PC 183     HZ FROPA
24  84  72   78.0   +2   0.0  13.0 0.00 0.0    0 360  2.4 338 17 0110 9947  98  66  PC 18      HZ HUMID
25  84  71   77.5   +1   0.0  12.5 1.71 0.0    0 135  1.8 135 16 0110 9946  98  71  PC 183     HZ TSRA +SHRA
26  75  70   72.5   -5   0.0   7.5 0.70 0.0    0 180  2.7 315 17 0060 9834  99  85  PC 1       SHRA FROPA HUMID
27  80  64   72.0   -6   0.0   7.0 0.00 0.0    0 158  2.1 068 14 0167 0062  96  54  PC 1
28  80  70   75.0   -3   0.0  10.0 0.02 0.0    0 045  2.0 045 20 0137 9991  96  75  PC 1       SHRA
29  81  68   74.5   -3   0.0   9.5 0.00 0.0    0 360  3.6 360 19 0169 0029  98  54  PC 18      HZ FROPA
30  80  68   74.0   -4   0.0   9.0 0.24 0.0    0 113  1.9 113 15 0218 0142  97  74  PC 183     HZ SHRA 
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SM                       0.0 310.5 6.98 0.0    0 
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AV 82.9 67.8 75.4 -0.1            +3.18          209  3.1 206 20 0097 9960  93  59
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NOTES:
WINDS IN M.P.H.
                      
 CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS-TYPE FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION:  PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA
                                          MONTH:    JUNE
                                          YEAR:     2004
                                          LATITUDE:   36 48 04 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  76 19 40 W                   

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

AVERAGE MAXIMUM: 82.9   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   6.98"           1 = FOG
AVERAGE MAX DEP: -1.7   DPTR FM NORMAL:   +3.18" OR 184%   2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY  
AVERAGE MINIMUM: 67.8   GRTST 24HR  2.31" ON 25-26TH           TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS      
AVERAGE MIN DEP: +1.5   GRTST DAILY 1.82" ON 10TH          3 = THUNDER
AVERAGE MONTHLY: 75.4   SNOW, ICE PELLETS, GLAZE           4 = ICE PELLETS              
AVERAGE MON DEP: -0.1   TOTAL MONTH:  0.0"                 5 = HAIL                     
                        GRTST DAILY   0.0" ON --TH         6 = GLAZE OR RIME            
HIGHEST: 93 ON 18       GRTST 24HR    0.0" ON --TH         7 = BLOWING DUST OR SAND:    
LOWEST:  55 ON 13       GRTST DEPTH:  0.0" ON --TH             VSBY  MILE OR LESS    
                                                           8 = SMOKE OR HAZE            
[NO. OF DAYS WITH]      [PRECIP  - DAYS WITH MEASURABLE]   9 = BLOWING SNOW             
                                                           X = TORNADO                  
MAX 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.01 INCH OR MORE:  11 OR 36.67%
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   3    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   9                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   5                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   3                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                   [# DAYS WITH]
TOTAL THIS MO.   0.0    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   5     20 FOG                          
                        PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  24      0 DENSE FOG    [VSBY 1/4 MILE OR LESS]
SEASONAL      3282.5    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  1      6 THUNDERSTORMS              
                                                    6 # OF THUNDERSTORMS
[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                    0 SNOW                         
TOTAL THIS MO. 310.5                                0 FROST
                        [PRESSURE DATA]                       [AVERAGE SKY COVER]
SEASONAL TOTAL 665.5    HIGHEST SLP 30.256" ON THE 8TH                 46.5%  
                        LOWEST  SLP 29.657" ON THE 1ST        
                        AVERAGE SLP 30.028"
[STATION RECORDS]

2ND WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD [DATABASE TO 7/1976]

10TH - PRECIPITATION - 1.82" [ PREVIOUS 0.72" 1990 ]
10TH - WIND - MAXIMUM GUST - 45 MPH [ PREVIOUS 37 MPH 1990 ]
18TH - TEMPERATURE - MAXIMUM MINIMUM TIED 76 [PREVIOUS 2000 ]
19TH - TEMPERATURE - MAXIMUM MINIMUM TIED 74 [PREVIOUS 1991 ]
20TH - WIND - MAXIMUM GUST - 24 MPH [ PREVIOUS 22 MPH 1987 ]
25TH - PRECIPITATION - 1.71" [ PREVIOUS 1.62" 1995 ]


YEAR-TO-DATE

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]

AVERAGE MAXIMUM: 66.0   TOTAL FOR YEAR:   19.33"
AVERAGE MAX DEP: +0.6   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -3.49" OR  85%
AVERAGE MINIMUM: 47.5   GRTST 24HR  2.31" ON  6/25-26     
AVERAGE MIN DEP: +1.2   GRTST DAILY 1.82" ON  6/10                         
AVERAGE MONTHLY: 56.8   SNOW, ICE PELLETS, GLAZE
AVERAGE MON DEP: +1.0   TOTAL:           6.5"                                   
                        GRTST DAILY   2.8" ON JANUARY 9TH
HIGHEST: 93 ON  6/18    GRTST 24HR    2.8" ON JANUARY 8-9TH
                        GRTST DEPTH:  2.8" ON JANUARY 9TH               
LOWEST:  17 ON  1/11

[NO. OF DAYS WITH]      [PRECIP  - DAYS WITH MEASURABLE]                        
                                                                                
MAX 32 OR BELOW:   3    0.01 INCH OR MORE:  56  OR 30.77%
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   7    0.10 INCH OR MORE:  39                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  43    0.50 INCH OR MORE:  13                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   5

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                   [# DAYS WITH]
TOTAL         2162.0    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  41     73 FOG                          
                        PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  97      1 DENSE FOG    [VSBY 1/4 MILE OR LESS]
                        CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10) 44     14 THUNDERSTORMS              
                                                   15 # OF THUNDERSTORMS
[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                    8 SNOW                         
TOTAL          665.5                                7 FROST                     
                        [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
                        HIGHEST SLP 30.625" ON MARCH 25TH        
                        LOWEST  SLP 29.345" ON THE 18TH OF JANUARY  
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