Explanation of the Preliminary Monthly Climate Data (F6) Product

These data are preliminary and have not undergone final quality control by the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Therefore, these data are subject to revision. Final and certified climate data can be accessed at the NCDC - http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov.

WFO Monthly/Daily Climate Data


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

                                          STATION:   ATHENS
                                          MONTH:     MAY
                                          YEAR:      2018
                                          LATITUDE:   33 57 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  83 19 W

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  WIND      :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND
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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
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 1  82  44  63  -3   2   0 0.00  0.0    0  2.4  8 170   M    M   0        13 210
 2  84  51  68   2   0   3 0.00  0.0    0  2.4  8 230   M    M   0        13 210
 3  84  53  69   3   0   4 0.00  0.0    0  2.2  8 210   M    M   0        13 230
 4  85  54  70   3   0   5 0.00  0.0    0  3.6 10 300   M    M   0        14 300
 5  82  60  71   4   0   6 0.00  0.0    0  2.0  7 180   M    M   1        13 180
 6  81  59  70   3   0   5    T  0.0    0  5.5 16 320   M    M   1        25 310
 7  84  53  69   2   0   4 0.00  0.0    0  2.1  9  80   M    M   1        14  60
 8  80  57  69   1   0   4 0.00  0.0    0  4.5 13  70   M    M   2        19  60
 9  84  53  69   1   0   4 0.00  0.0    0  1.2  7  80   M    M   1        10  70
10  90  57  74   6   0   9 0.00  0.0    0  3.3 17 300   M    M   1        23 300
11  93  58  76   7   0  11 0.00  0.0    0  2.6 10 280   M    M   0        16 290
12  93  62  78   9   0  13 0.00  0.0    0  2.5 10 290   M    M   0 18     15 290
13  94  61  78   9   0  13 0.00  0.0    0  2.0 10 330   M    M   0 1      17 300
14  92  64  78   8   0  13 0.00  0.0    0  1.8  7 160   M    M   0        12 170
15  79  67  73   3   0   8 0.82  0.0    0  3.8 13  80   M    M   6 1      19 100
16  77  67  72   2   0   7 0.95  0.0    0  2.4  7 300   M    M   8 1      11 210
17  83  67  75   5   0  10 0.03  0.0    0  2.3  8  80   M    M   8 1      13  80
18  84  63  74   3   0   9 0.51  0.0    0  2.8 10 170   M    M   6 13     17 190
19  82  65  74   3   0   9 0.65  0.0    0  2.0 10  20   M    M   8 138    14  20
20  86  66  76   5   0  11 0.75  0.0    0  1.2 10 310   M    M   4 123    19 300
21  86  65  76   4   0  11 0.03  0.0    0  1.5  8  70   M    M   2 1      12  80
22  84  67  76   4   0  11 1.08  0.0    0  1.8 10  80   M    M   8 13     16  80
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SM 1869 1313         2 170  4.82     0.0  55.9          M       57
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AV 85.0 59.7                               2.5 FASTST   M    M   3    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 17 300               # 25  310
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NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.

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

                                          STATION:  ATHENS
                                          MONTH:    MAY
                                          YEAR:     2018
                                          LATITUDE:   33 57 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  83 19 W

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 72.3   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   4.82    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:   3.5   DPTR FM NORMAL:    2.69    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    94 ON 13    GRTST 24HR  1.08 ON 22-22      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:     44 ON  1                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:   0.0 INCH    5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR     0.0         6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE
                        GRTST DEPTH:   0           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:   0    0.01 INCH OR MORE:   8
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   5    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   6
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   6
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   1

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.     2    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  15
DPTR FM NORMAL   -23    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)   6
TOTAL FM JUL 1  2581    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  1
DPTR FM NORMAL  -187

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.   170
DPTR FM NORMAL    63    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1   218    HIGHEST SLP M ON M
DPTR FM NORMAL    53    LOWEST  SLP 29.82 ON 17

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