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:      2017
                                          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  77  56  67   1   0   2 0.09  0.0    0  6.2 20 260   M    M   6        35 270
 2  80  49  65  -1   0   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.4 15 300   M    M   0        22 270
 3  85  50  68   2   0   3 0.00  0.0    0  2.5  9  80   M    M   0        14 180
 4  70  58  64  -3   1   0 0.72  0.0    0  5.0 23 310   M    M   6 3      34 300
 5  60  49  55 -12  10   0    T  0.0    0  6.3 13 280   M    M   8        23 230
 6  74  45  60  -7   5   0 0.12  0.0    0  7.3 18 300   M    M   3        28 250
 7  71  46  59  -8   6   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.3 15 300   M    M   1        22 280
 8  81  46  64  -4   1   0 0.00  0.0    0  4.4 15 320   M    M   0        22 310
 9  87  55  71   3   0   6 0.00  0.0    0  5.4 17 300   M    M   0        29 290
10  89  58  74   6   0   9 0.00  0.0    0  3.8 12 290   M    M   0        17 270
11  88  62  75   6   0  10 0.00  0.0    0  5.5 14 280   M    M   0        24 280
12  84  63  74   5   0   9 0.07  0.0    0  4.5 21 310   M    M   3 13     30 310
13  77  61  69   0   0   4    T  0.0    0  3.7  8  70   M    M   7 1      12  60
14  84  57  71   1   0   6 0.00  0.0    0  2.3  9  80   M    M   1 1      14  90
15  90  55  73   3   0   8 0.00  0.0    0  1.6  8 230   M    M   0        12 230
16  91  60  76   6   0  11 0.00  0.0    0  2.0  9 180   M    M   0 18     15 180
17  90  63  77   7   0  12 0.00  0.0    0  3.5  9 190   M    M   1        15 200
18  89  68  79   8   0  14    T  0.0    0  2.5  8 180   M    M   5        13 210
19  92  66  79   8   0  14 0.00  0.0    0  2.4  7 180   M    M   1        12 160
20  91  65  78   7   0  13 0.50  0.0    0  2.7 16 240   M    M   3 13     27 240
21  81  66  74   2   0   9 2.42  0.0    0  4.0 15 290   M    M   6 13     22 300
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SM 1731 1198        23 130  3.92     0.0  87.3          M       51
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AV 82.4 57.1                               4.2 FASTST   M    M   2    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->  # 23 310               # 35  270
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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:     2017
                                          LATITUDE:   33 57 N
                                          LONGITUDE:  83 19 W

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 69.7   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   3.92    1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL:   1.1   DPTR FM NORMAL:    1.87    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    92 ON 19    GRTST 24HR  2.42 ON 21-21      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:     45 ON  6                               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:   6
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   5    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   4
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   3
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   1

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.    23    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)  15
DPTR FM NORMAL    -2    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)   5
TOTAL FM JUL 1  1888    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  1
DPTR FM NORMAL  -880

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.   130
DPTR FM NORMAL    30    [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1   295    HIGHEST SLP M ON M
DPTR FM NORMAL   137    LOWEST  SLP 29.53 ON  5

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