Portsmouth Weather Records Service
 

Local Climatological Data
*Data Is Subject to Correction by PWRS

Station:  PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA
Month:   NOVEMBER Year: 2005
Latitude: 36 48 04 N    Longitude: 76 19 37 W
Station Elevation: 20 FT 
Standard Time: EST
  LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS-TYPE FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA
                                          MONTH:     NOVEMBER
                                          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
=================================================================================================================================
                                 
 1  72  42   57.0   -2   8.0   0.0  0.00   0    0 180  1.3 180 17 0240 9967 100  58  PC 1       
 2  65  43   54.0   -5  11.0   0.0  0.00   0    0 023  5.3 023 31 0281 9924  95  48  PC        FROPA
 3  69  40   54.5   -2  10.5   0.0  0.00   0    0 180  2.3 180 20 0368 0194  99  45  SU 1
 4  74  47   60.5   +4   4.5   0.0  0.00   0    0 180  4.5 203 19 0194 0062  87  49  SU
 5  77  54   65.5   +9   0.0   0.5  0.00   0    0 180  3.9 203 15 0138 0062  97  57  SU 1
 6  75  57   66.0  +11   0.0   1.0  0.00   0    0 180  4.1 203 18 0152 0008  98  58  SU 1
 7  72  51   61.5   +8   3.5   0.0  0.00   0    0 023  2.3 023 17 0258 0071 100  49  SU 1       FROPA
 8  75  47   61.0   +7   4.0   0.0  0.00   0    0 180  1.5 270 18 0236 0081 100  50  SU 1
 9  78  58   68.0  +14   0.0   3.0  0.01   0    0 180  3.4 180 20 0125 9799  96  61  PC 1       -SHRA
10  69  47   58.0   +2   7.0   0.0  0.31   0    0 360  7.3 360 28 0102 9694  94  45  PC 13      TSRA FROPA
11  59  38   48.5   -5  16.5   0.0  0.00   0    0 360  3.2 360 23 0241 0102  91  43  SU
12  63  35   49.0   -2  16.0   0.0  0.00   0    0 158  1.9 158 14 0370 0241  97  41  SU         SCT-FROST AM
13  74  41   57.5   +7   7.5   0.0  0.00   0    0 158  2.4 180 20 0380 0275 100  55  SU
14  78  56   67.0  +16   0.0   2.0  0.00   0    0 180  1.3 270 15 0317 0264 100  63  PC 1
15  74  57   65.5  +13   0.0   0.5  0.17   0    0 158  4.0 180 20 0306 0189 100  76  PC 1       SHRA
16  75  53   64.0  +11   1.0   0.0  0.11   0    0 180  7.3 180 25 0189 9954 100  71  PC         SHRA FROPA
17  54  39   46.5   -5  18.5   0.0  0.46   0    0 360  7.2 360 23 0355 0007 100  55  PC         SHRA COLDER
18  44  32   38.0  -13  27.0   0.0  0.00   0    0 360  4.0 360 20 0428 0340  91  58  SU         BREEZY COLD -FROST(EVE)
19  53  29   41.0  -10  24.0   0.0  0.00   0    0 158  1.0 045 14 0438 0356 100  55  SU         FROST
20  62  37   49.5   -4  15.5   0.0  0.09   0    0 158  0.8 158 11 0356 0160 100  54  PC 1       -RA (PM)
21  61  52   56.5   +5   8.5   0.0  2.52   0    0 045  1.8 045 18 0160 9248 100 100   C 1       RA DZ 
22  55  42   48.5   -1  16.5   0.0  0.14   0    0 320  7.6 320 31 9604 9104 100  65  PC         -RA DZ BREEZY FROPA
23  46  34   40.0  -10  25.0   0.0  0.00   0    0 270  4.9 270 21 9790 9551  76  47  SU         COLDER
24  67  37   52.0    0  13.0   0.0  0.00   0    0 203  7.9 270 29 9899 9359  71  43  PC         WINDY FROPA
25  39  28   33.5  -16  31.5   0.0  0.00   0    0 045  3.9 023 24 0373 9899  81  40  SU         MUCH COLDER
26  54  26   40.0  -12  25.0   0.0  0.00   0    0 158  1.2 045 12 0396 0285  93  48  SU         FROST AM
27  61  32   46.5   -7  18.5   0.0  0.00   0    0 045  0.7 045 15 0332 0217 100  72  PC         SCT -FROST AM
28  73  57   65.0   +9   0.0   0.0     T   0    0 158  4.0 158 29 0231 0138  95  69  PC         -SHRA MILD
29  75  61   68.0  +18   0.0   3.0  0.14   0    0 158  8.6 158 36 0149 9881  99  69  PC         -SHRA MILD
30  66  48   57.0   +9   8.0   0.0  0.17   0    0 023  4.8 280 24 0001 9878 100  77  PC         SHRA FROPA COOLER
==============================================================================================================================
SUM                    320.5  10.0  4.12   0    0          
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AV 65.3 44.0 54.7  +1.7            +0.88   0    0 129  3.81
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NOTES:
WINDS IN M.P.H.
                      
 CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS-TYPE FORM: F-6)  

                                          STATION:  PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA
                                          MONTH:    NOVEMBER
                                          YEAR:     2005
                                          LATITUDE:   36 48 04 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  76 19 40 W                   

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

AVERAGE MAXIMUM: 65.3   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   4.12"           1 = FOG
AVERAGE MAX DEP: +3.0   DPTR FM NORMAL:   +0.88" OR 127%   2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
AVERAGE MINIMUM: 44.0   GRTST 24HR  2.58" ON 20TH-21ST           TO  MILE OR LESS
AVERAGE MIN DEP: +0.3   GRTST DAILY 2.52" ON 21ST          3 = THUNDER
AVERAGE MONTHLY: 54.7   SNOW, ICE PELLETS, GLAZE           4 = ICE PELLETS              
AVERAGE MON DEP: +1.7   TOTAL MONTH:  0.00"                5 = HAIL
                        GRTST DAILY   0.00" ON --          6 = GLAZE OR RIME            
HIGHEST:  78 0N  9,14   GRTST 24HR    0.00" ON --          7 = BLOWING DUST OR SAND:    
LOWEST:   26 ON   26    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:  10 OR 33.33%
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   8                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   5    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   1                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   1                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                   [# DAYS WITH]
TOTAL THIS MO. 320.5 
                        CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  14     12 FOG
                        PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  15      0 DENSE FOG    [VSBY  MILE OR LESS]
SEASONAL       443.5    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  1      1 THUNDERSTORMS
                                                    1 # OF THUNDERSTORMS
[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                    0 SNOW                         
TOTAL THIS MO.   10.0                               5 FROST
                        [PRESSURE DATA]                       [AVERAGE SKY COVER]
SEASONAL TOTAL 1689.0   HIGHEST SLP 30.438" ON THE 19TH                 33.23% 
                        LOWEST  SLP 29.104" ON THE 22ND 
                        AVERAGE SLP 30.096"                   [AVERAGE RELATIVE HUMIDITY]
                                                                        76.30%
[STATION RECORDS]

 2ND - WIND GUST - 31 MPH [PREVIOUS 30 MPH 1988]
18TH - TEMPERATURE - MINIMUM MAXIMUM 44 [PREVIOUS 48 2000]
19TH - TEMPERATURE - MINIMUM 29 [PREVIOUS 30 1980]
22ND - PRECIPITATION - RAINFALL 2.52" [PREVIOUS 1.17" 1985]
25TH - TEMPERATURE - MINIMUM MAXIMUM 39 [PREVIOUS 43 1981]
26TH - TEMPERATURE TIED - MINIMUM 26 [PREVIOUS 1981]
29TH - TEMPERATURE - MAXIMUM 75 [PREVIOUS 74 1991]

YEAR-TO-DATE

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]

AVERAGE MAXIMUM: 70.5   TOTAL FOR YEAR:   45.70"
AVERAGE MAX DEP: -0.6   DPTR FM NORMAL:   +0.47" OR 101%
AVERAGE MINIMUM: 53.7   GRTST 24HR  6.53" ON  OCTOBER 7TH-8TH
AVERAGE MIN DEP: +0.9   GRTST DAILY 6.05" ON  OCTOBER 8TH                  
AVERAGE MONTHLY: 62.1   SNOW, ICE PELLETS, GLAZE
AVERAGE MON DEP: +0.2   TOTAL:           2.5"                                   
                        GRTST DAILY   0.8" ON  1/21           
HIGHEST: 100 ON  7/27   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: 111  OR 33.23%
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:  26    0.10 INCH OR MORE:  66                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  40    0.50 INCH OR MORE:  26                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:  10 
                                                        
[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                   [# DAYS WITH]
TOTAL         2661.0    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  98    168 FOG                          
                        PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7) 189      0 DENSE FOG    [VSBY  MILE OR LESS]
                        CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10) 49     25 THUNDERSTORMS              
                                                   27 # OF THUNDERSTORMS
[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                   14 SNOW                         
TOTAL         1689.0                               16 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