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Local Climatological Data
*Data Is Subject to Correction by PWRS

Station:  PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA
Month:   JUNE Year: 2005
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:      2005
                                          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  70  55   62.5  -11   2.5   0.0  0.03   0    0 045  1.5 045 16 0186 0097  87  54  PC        SHRA           
 2  62  59   60.5  -13   4.5   0.0  1.05   0    0 023  3.7 023 20 0175 0022  87  81   C 1      SHRA
 3  71  62   66.5   -6   0.0   1.5  0.34   0    0 270  1.5 023 13 0022 9913 100  87   C 1      SHRA WARMFROPA
 4  78  63   70.5   -1   0.0   5.5  0.00   0    0 270  1.2 158 14 9998 9932 100  68  PC 1      HUMID
 5  85  63   74.0   +2   0.0   9.0  0.00   0    0 158  2.5 158 16 0028 9959  89  55  PC 18     HUMID
 6  87  71   79.0   +6   0.0  14.0  0.04   0    0 158  3.0 023 21 0020 9986  89  54  PC 18     HUMID
 7  86  72   79.0   +5   0.0  14.0  0.00   0    0 158  3.0 023 18 9971 9919  82  61  PC 8      SEABREEZE
 8  86  69   77.5   +3   0.0  12.5  0.00   0    0 158  2.0 360 18 0018 9948  83  62  SU 8 
 9  84  73   78.5   +4   0.0  13.5  0.56   0    0 158  3.7 158 17 0136 0018  92  64  PC 138    TSRA
10  85  72   78.5   +4   0.0  13.5  0.00   0    0 158  5.1 158 20 0180 0082  84  56  PC 18
11  84  67   75.5   +2   0.0  10.5  0.00   0    0 158  3.1 158 16 0156 0056  85  52  PC 8
12  86  71   78.5   +4   0.0  13.5  0.00   0    0 158  4.2 158 18 0126 9994  87  57  SU 8
13  87  73   80.0   +5   0.0  15.0  0.00   0    0 180  4.3 180 21 0026 9823  87  61  SU 8
14  92  77   84.5   +9   0.0  19.5  0.00   0    0 270  3.7 270 19 9829 9736  91  54  SU 8
15  92  75   83.5   +7   0.0  18.5  0.00   0    0 270  3.2 270 21 9760 9646  93  45  SU 8
16  89  68   78.5   +2   0.0  13.5  0.00   0    0 270  3.8 270 27 9725 9604  85  40  SU        FROPA
17  81  67   74.0   -2   0.0   9.0  0.00   0    0 023  3.1 270 18 9837 9725  74  44  PC        COOLER LESS HUMID
18  80  63   71.5   -5   0.0   6.5  0.00   0    0 045  1.2 023 12 9979 9835  94  48  PC
19  79  63   71.0   -5   0.0   6.0  0.00   0    0 045  5.3 045 23 0163 9971  91  55  PC
20  72  63   67.5   -9   0.0   2.5     T   0    0 023  7.9 023 24 0229 0127  76  59  PC        BREEZY
21  81  57   69.0   -7   0.0   4.0  0.00   0    0 270  3.0 270 15 0161 0008  94  48  SU
22  87  65   76.0   -1   0.0  11.0  0.00   0    0 270  2.5 270 16 0027 9922  85  49  PC 8
23  81  67   74.0   -3   0.0   9.0  0.00   0    0 045  3.3 045 18 0180 0007  94  57  SU 18     FROPA
24  84  63   73.5   -3   0.0   8.5  0.00   0    0 045  1.6 045 17 0233 0149  97  42  SU 8
25  84  66   75.0   -2   0.0  10.0  0.00   0    0 158  1.7 158 14 0175 0124  95  56  PC 8
26  77  72   74.5   -3   0.0   9.5  0.34   0    0 023  4.3 023 21 0134 0042  97  87   C 1      SHRA
27  88  71   79.5   +1   0.0  14.5  0.03   0    0 270  4.2 158 20 0172 0058  98  59  PC 8      SHRA
28  87  73   80.0   +2   0.0  15.0  0.89   0    0 180  3.3 158 22 0152 0099  96  65  PC 138    TSRA(2) HZ SHRA
29  75  70   72.5   -5   0.0   7.5  1.61   0    0 158  3.3 158 21 0114 9972  93  83   C 1      +SHRA
30  85  70   77.5   -1   0.0  12.5     T   0    0 023  2.2 023 16 9978 9837  96  66  PC 18     -SHRA
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SUM                      7.0 299.5  4.89   0    0          
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AV 82.2 67.3 74.8 -0.6             +1.05          149 3.21 125 18 0063 9954  90  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:     2005
                                          LATITUDE:   36 48 04 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  76 19 40 W                   

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

AVERAGE MAXIMUM: 82.2   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   4.89"           1 = FOG
AVERAGE MAX DEP: -2.4   DPTR FM NORMAL:   +1.05" OR 127%   2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
AVERAGE MINIMUM: 67.3   GRTST 24HR  1.86" ON 28TH-29TH         TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
AVERAGE MIN DEP: +1.0   GRTST DAILY 1.61" ON 29TH          3 = THUNDER
AVERAGE MONTHLY: 74.8   SNOW, ICE PELLETS, GLAZE           4 = ICE PELLETS              
AVERAGE MON DEP: -0.6   TOTAL MONTH:  0.0"                 5 = HAIL
                        GRTST DAILY   0.0"  ON ---         6 = GLAZE OR RIME            
HIGHEST: 92 ON 14,15    GRTST 24HR    0.0"  ON ---         7 = BLOWING DUST OR SAND:    
LOWEST:  55 ON    1     GRTST DEPTH:  0.0"  ON ---             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:   9 OR 30.00%
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   2    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   6                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   4                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   2                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                   [# DAYS WITH]
TOTAL THIS MO.   7.0 
                        CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   9     12 FOG
                        PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  17      0 DENSE FOG    [VSBY  MILE OR LESS]
SEASONAL      3372.0    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  4      2 THUNDERSTORMS
                                                    3 # OF THUNDERSTORMS
[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                    0 SNOW                         
TOTAL THIS MO. 299.5                                0 FROST
                        [PRESSURE DATA]                       [AVERAGE SKY COVER]
SEASONAL TOTAL 369.0    HIGHEST SLP 30.233" ON THE 24TH                 45.00% 
                        LOWEST  SLP 29.604" ON THE 16TH 
                        AVERAGE SLP 30.008"                   [AVERAGE RELATIVE HUMIDITY]
[STATION RECORDS]                                                       74.50%

 1ST - TEMPERATURE - TIED MINIMUM MAXIMUM - 70 [PREVIOUSLY 1984]
 2ND - PRECIPITATION - DAILY - 1.05" [PREVIOUSLY 0.45" 1981]
 7TH - TEMPERATURE - MAXIMUM MINIMUM - 72 [PREVIOUSLY 71 1983]
14TH - TEMPERATURE - MAXIMUM MINIMUM - 77 [PREVIOUSLY 76 2001]
15TH - TEMPERATURE - TIED MAXIMUM MINIMUM - 75 [PREVIOUSLY 1989]
29TH - PRECIPITATION - DAILY - 1.61" [PREVIOUSLY 1.16" 1986]
29TH - TEMPERATURE - MINIMUM MAXIMUM - 75 [PREVIOUSLY 77 2000]

YEAR-TO-DATE

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]

AVERAGE MAXIMUM: 63.5   TOTAL FOR YEAR:   20.60"
AVERAGE MAX DEP: -1.9   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -2.16" OR 91%
AVERAGE MINIMUM: 46.1   GRTST 24HR  1.86" ON  MAY 28TH-29TH
AVERAGE MIN DEP: -0.3   GRTST DAILY 1.61" ON  MAY 29TH                     
AVERAGE MONTHLY: 54.8   SNOW, ICE PELLETS, GLAZE
AVERAGE MON DEP: -1.1   TOTAL:           2.5"                                   
                        GRTST DAILY   0.8" ON  1/21           
HIGHEST: 92 ON 6/14,15  GRTST 24HR    0.8" ON  1/21 
                        GRTST DEPTH:  0.8" ON  1/21            
LOWEST:  16 ON  1/19 

[NO. OF DAYS WITH]      [PRECIP  - DAYS WITH MEASURABLE]                        
                                                                                
MAX 32 OR BELOW:   3    0.01 INCH OR MORE:  60  OR 33.15%
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   2    0.10 INCH OR MORE:  35                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  35    0.50 INCH OR MORE:  14                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   4

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                   [# DAYS WITH]
TOTAL         2220.0    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  40     70 FOG                          
                        PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7) 110      0 DENSE FOG    [VSBY  MILE OR LESS]
                        CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10) 31      7 THUNDERSTORMS              
                                                    8 # OF THUNDERSTORMS
[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                   14 SNOW                         
TOTAL          369.0                               11 FROST                     
                        [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
                        HIGHEST SLP 30.789" ON JANUARY 28TH     
                        LOWEST  SLP 29.029" ON MARCH 8TH             
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