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October weather in review

October weather in review
October ended up cooler but drier than usual -- in fact, the month was highlighted by two decent dry streaks of weather, including three of the month's four weekends! Here are the official stats:
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PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

STATION: SEATTLE-TACOMA WA AIRPORT
MONTH: OCTOBER
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
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 74 49 62 5 3 0 0.00 0.0 0 2.6 15 130 M M 6 128 18 140
2 68 57 63 6 2 0 0.07 0.0 0 7.0 15 170 M M 8 18 180
3 62 57 60 4 5 0 0.57 0.0 0 5.7 17 90 M M 10 1 20 90
4 62 50 56 0 9 0 0.07 0.0 0 13.9 28 200 M M 8 1 38 210
5 56 48 52 -4 13 0 0.02 0.0 0 6.0 14 200 M M 8 17 190
6 59 52 56 0 9 0 0.32 0.0 0 6.1 25 220 M M 8 18 36 200
7 60 48 54 -1 11 0 0.01 M 0 14.3 26 200 M M 5 1 35 220
8 56 44 50 -5 15 0 0.01 0.0 0 4.3 12 20 M M 6 15 10
9 52 40 46 -9 19 0 T 0.0 0 6.0 17 30 M M 8 20 20
10 55 44 50 -4 15 0 0.00 0.0 0 9.3 18 10 M M 6 23 340
11 56 37 47 -7 18 0 0.00 0.0 0 4.5 13 350 M M 3 18 10
12 58 44 51 -3 14 0 T 0.0 0 3.3 9 120 M M 8 12 110
13 59 50 55 2 10 0 0.09 0.0 0 11.2 22 190 M M 9 18 39 100
14 55 41 48 -5 17 0 T 0.0 0 7.9 15 20 M M 5 33 80
15 51 40 46 -7 19 0 0.09 0.0 0 3.5 9 190 M M 8 33 90
16 57 45 51 -2 14 0 0.06 0.0 0 6.1 13 210 M M 9 18 23 100
17 63 49 56 4 9 0 0.15 M 0 8.1 18 20 M M 9 18 22 20
18 57 44 51 -1 14 0 0.00 0.0 0 7.5 15 30 M M 5 20 40
19 52 40 46 -6 19 0 0.00 0.0 0 2.9 8 50 M M 8 128 10 40
20 56 45 51 -1 14 0 0.25 0.0 0 10.5 24 120 M M 9 1 30 140
21 54 41 48 -3 17 0 0.00 0.0 0 4.7 9 10 M M 5 14 200
22 63 40 52 1 13 0 0.00 0.0 0 5.2 16 140 M M 1 32 320
23 56 41 49 -2 16 0 0.11 0.0 0 5.8 16 20 M M 6 1 20 20
24 52 38 45 -5 20 0 0.00 0.0 0 3.0 9 130 M M 7 12 130
25 57 43 50 0 15 0 0.00 0.0 0 8.3 17 20 M M 6 22 10
26 60 41 51 1 14 0 0.00 0.0 0 12.0 18 360 M M 4 35 60
27 60 43 52 2 13 0 0.00 0.0 0 4.1 16 30 M M 2 18 30
28 59 44 52 3 13 0 0.00 0.0 0 4.6 9 130 M M 7 128 14 150
29 58 48 53 4 12 0 0.00 0.0 0 5.7 10 200 M M 8 13 200
30 57 46 52 3 13 0 T 0.0 0 3.3 10 340 M M 9 1 13 120
31 59 50 55 6 10 0 0.35 0.0 0 5.8 14 110 M M 9 1 20 130
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SM 1803 1399 405 0 2.17 0.0 203.2 M 210
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AV 58.2 45.1 6.6 FASTST M M 7 MAX(MPH)
MISC ----> # 28 200 # 39 100
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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 WA AIRPORT
MONTH: OCTOBER
YEAR: 2008
LATITUDE: 47 27 N
LONGITUDE: 122 18 W

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 51.6 TOTAL FOR MONTH: 2.17 1 = FOG OR MIST
DPTR FM NORMAL: -1.1 DPTR FM NORMAL: -1.02 2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST: 74 ON 1 GRTST 24HR 0.59 ON 3- 4 TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST: 37 ON 11 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: 14
MAX 90 OR ABOVE: 0 0.10 INCH OR MORE: 6
MIN 32 OR BELOW: 0 0.50 INCH OR MORE: 1
MIN 0 OR BELOW: 0 1.00 INCH OR MORE: 0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO. 405 CLEAR (SCALE 0-3) 2
DPTR FM NORMAL 22 PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7) 21
TOTAL FM JUL 1 623 CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10) 8
DPTR FM NORMAL 2

[CDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO. 0
DPTR FM NORMAL 0 [PRESSURE DATA]
TOTAL FM JAN 1 193 HIGHEST SLP M ON M
DPTR FM NORMAL 20 LOWEST SLP 29.24 ON 4

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