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August Weather Review

August Weather Review
Here is the monthly review of August's weather from the National Weather Service for Sea-Tac Airport:
PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

STATION: SEATTLE-TACOMA AIRPORT
MONTH: AUGUST
YEAR: 2008
LATITUDE: 47 27 N
LONGITUDE: 122 18 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
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 70 56 63 -3 2 0 0.09 0.0 0 10.5 21 200 M M 7 12 25 220
2 71 53 62 -4 3 0 0.00 0.0 0 5.3 13 20 M M 8 16 170
3 73 52 63 -3 2 0 0.00 0.0 0 6.8 13 30 M M 3 17 20
4 82 55 69 3 0 4 0.00 0.0 0 7.9 14 20 M M 0 18 20
5 88 62 75 9 0 10 0.00 0.0 0 7.6 15 10 M M 0 18 10
6 86 61 74 8 0 9 0.00 0.0 0 2.9 9 290 M M 4 14 260
7 80 55 68 2 0 3 0.00 0.0 0 5.4 12 210 M M 5 18 14 210
8 71 54 63 -3 2 0 0.00 0.0 0 8.6 16 210 M M 7 21 210
9 69 55 62 -4 3 0 0.29 0.0 0 8.6 18 250 M M 8 12 29 260
10 70 56 63 -3 2 0 0.00 0.0 0 5.7 14 200 M M 8 17 210
11 75 60 68 2 0 3 0.00 0.0 0 3.9 10 10 M M 5 13 310
12 76 58 67 1 0 2 T 0.0 0 3.5 10 30 M M 6 13 250
13 80 62 71 5 0 6 0.00 0.0 0 9.6 17 20 M M 5 21 20
14 90 63 77 11 0 12 0.00 0.0 0 8.9 16 30 M M 2 21 20
15 90 65 78 12 0 13 0.00 0.0 0 7.6 18 350 M M 7 22 340
16 90 63 77 11 0 12 0.00 0.0 0 6.7 16 350 M M 2 20 360
17 85 62 74 8 0 9 T 0.0 0 6.6 23 60 M M 8 3 26 40
18 64 60 62 -4 3 0 0.17 0.0 0 6.7 17 190 M M 9 1 22 190
19 72 59 66 0 0 1 0.48 0.0 0 9.0 17 220 M M 9 1 23 200
20 66 57 62 -4 3 0 0.70 0.0 0 8.8 20 240 M M 9 12 26 230
21 68 56 62 -4 3 0 0.02 0.0 0 10.5 21 200 M M 5 26 210
22 74 54 64 -1 1 0 0.00 0.0 0 4.7 12 310 M M 4 13 310
23 81 56 69 4 0 4 0.00 0.0 0 2.7 8 150 M M 6 10 270
24 73 57 65 0 0 0 0.88 0.0 0 5.5 16 270 M M 8 1 23 270
25 66 56 61 -4 4 0 0.07 0.0 0 5.7 20 10 M M 8 13 24 10
26 66 54 60 -5 5 0 0.16 0.0 0 6.9 15 200 M M 8 1 18 200
27 67 53 60 -5 5 0 0.01 0.0 0 12.9 23 200 M M 7 29 200
28 69 58 64 -1 1 0 0.00 0.0 0 12.0 17 220 M M 9 29 210
29 72 56 64 -1 1 0 0.00 0.0 0 12.6 24 40 M M 8 29 50
30 64 53 59 -5 6 0 T 0.0 0 6.3 21 40 M M 7 25 50
31 65 51 58 -6 7 0 T 0.0 0 5.2 17 360 M M 6 21 320
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SM 2313 1772 53 88 2.87 0.0 225.6 M 188
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AV 74.6 57.2 7.3 FASTST M M 6 MAX(MPH)
MISC ----> # 24 40 # 29 260
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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: SEATTLE-TACOMA AIRPORT
MONTH: AUGUST
YEAR: 2008
LATITUDE: 47 27 N
LONGITUDE: 122 18 W

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 65.9 TOTAL FOR MONTH: 2.87 1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL: 0.3 DPTR FM NORMAL: 1.85 2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST: 90 ON 16,15 GRTST 24HR 1.13 ON 19-20 TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST: 51 ON 31 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: 10
MAX 90 OR ABOVE: 3 0.10 INCH OR MORE: 6
MIN 32 OR BELOW: 0 0.50 INCH OR MORE: 2
MIN 0 OR BELOW: 0 1.00 INCH OR MORE: 0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO. 53 CLEAR (SCALE 0-3) 5
DPTR FM NORMAL 8 PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7) 20
TOTAL FM JUL 1 95 CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10) 6
DPTR FM NORMAL -5

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO. 88
DPTR FM NORMAL 23 [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1 185 HIGHEST SLP M ON M
DPTR FM NORMAL 31 LOWEST SLP 29.60 ON 20