STATION:  BAKERSFIELD MEADOWS FIELD AIRPORT (KBFL), CA

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY.  Period of Record: Jul 1996 to Dec 2008

Summaries based on unedited daily ASOS data.  Errors may be present.

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TEMPERATURE (F)     |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
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Avg Max Temp        |  57.3  62.6  69.7  74.0  84.1  91.3  97.6  96.1  90.1  78.9  65.9  58.0 |   77.1
Avg Min Temp        |  39.2  41.6  45.6  48.8  57.0  63.5  70.0  67.5  62.7  53.4  44.9  38.3 |   52.7
Avg Temperature     |  48.2  52.1  57.7  61.4  70.5  77.4  83.8  81.8  76.4  66.1  55.4  48.2 |   64.9
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    83    83    94    98   107   110   112   110   105   101    88    81 |    112
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    06    22    29    27    31    21    25    12    02    09    06    08 |
               -Year|  2004  2002  2004  2004  2001  2008  2006  1996  1998  1996  1997  2006 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|    23    29    32    33    42    45    55    56    49    38    29    19 |     19
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    10    02    01    10    15    04    01    07    20    26    30    23 |
               -Year|  1999  2002  2007  1999  1999  1999  1997  1999  2004  1997  2004  1998 |
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Heating Degree Days |   520   364   245   154    31     4     0     0     1    67   291   522 |   2198
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0    18    46   202   376   581   505   338   101     3     0 |   2171
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.4   2.1   8.9  18.7  28.9  26.3  16.9   3.1   0.0   0.0 |  105.4
    Max Temp >= 75  |   0.2   1.4   8.7  14.2  26.2  29.3  31.0  31.0  29.5  20.5   4.2   0.2 |  196.5
    Max Temp <= 32  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.0
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    Min Temp <= 32  |   4.8   0.8   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.7   6.0 |   12.4
    Min Temp <= 20  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1 |    0.1
    Min Temp  <= 0  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.0
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Avg Dew Point Temp  |  40.1  41.1  42.9  41.5  45.0  48.3  53.6  52.4  48.9  44.1  43.6  38.4 |   45.0
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  44.4  46.9  50.2  51.3  56.8  60.9  65.5  64.3  60.6  54.4  49.4  43.4 |   54.0
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.14 30.09 30.04 29.99 29.92 29.86 29.86 29.86 29.85 29.96 30.09 30.15 |  29.98
(Inches of Mercury) |                                                                         |
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WEATHER             |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
See disclaimer below|                                                                         |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Thunderstorms   |   0.2   0.4   0.5   0.4   0.3   0.1   0.5   0.3   0.6   0.5   0.2   0.0 |    3.9
    Heavy Fog       |   8.0   1.4   0.8   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.3   2.8   5.6 |   18.9
    Fog             |  23.5  17.2  11.4   5.1   1.8   0.4   0.0   0.2   0.5   4.0  15.7  19.4 |   99.2
    Hail            |   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.1
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PRECIPITATION (In)  |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Average Monthly     |  1.27  1.45  0.81  0.63  0.23  0.04  0.00  0.01  0.06  0.35  0.57  0.82 |   6.24
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  1.42  0.97  0.61  0.52  0.64  0.16  0.05  0.18  0.27  0.96  0.76  0.92 |   1.42
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    Date of Ext-Day |    25    03    25    06    05    06    06    26    04    26    08    25 |
               -Year|  1999  1998  1998  1999  1998  1998  2001  2003  1998  2004  2002  2003 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   8.1   7.7   5.8   4.7   1.7   0.4   0.1   0.2   0.9   1.5   4.8   6.4 |   42.2
    >= 0.10         |   3.5   3.9   2.8   2.1   0.8   0.2   0.0   0.1   0.2   1.2   1.6   2.8 |   19.0
    >= 0.25         |   1.6   2.1   1.3   1.0   0.3   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.5   0.8   1.0 |    8.6
    >= 0.50         |   0.5   0.8   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.1   0.2 |    2.1
    >= 1.00         |   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.2
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|   4.7   5.5   5.8   6.8   7.1   7.4   7.0   6.5   6.0   5.1   4.3   4.6 |    5.9
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  13.2  15.2  15.6  17.3  17.1  16.5  15.6  15.3  15.2  13.8  12.4  13.2 |   15.0
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  15.6  18.2  19.0  21.4  21.3  20.5  19.2  18.5  18.4  16.8  14.7  15.5 |   18.3
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  22.3  18.9  21.0  13.9  14.8  12.9  11.5  13.8  14.4  14.5   9.4  20.3 |   22.3
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    43    49    40    38    32    33    28    33    30    36    33    38 |     49
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    27    02    04    03    19    08    31    19    06    29    26    19 |
               -Year|  2008  1998  2001  1999  2006  2000  2003  1997  1998  1996  1997  2002 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    49    57    51    45    40    38    33    40    38    43    39    46 |     57
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    07    03    04    03    20    08    31    19    06    29    26    19 |
               -Year|  2005  1998  2001  1999  2008  2000  2003  1997  1998  1996  1997  2002 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   1.8   3.4   2.6   2.8   1.6   0.6   0.2   0.2   0.5   0.6   0.5   1.7 |   16.5
   Peak Gust >=40   |   0.5   0.9   0.3   0.4   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.2   0.0   0.5 |    3.0
   Peak Gust >=50   |   0.0   0.4   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.5
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   1.0   1.4   0.9   0.8   0.7   0.2   0.0   0.1   0.1   0.3   0.2   0.0 |    5.7
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   0.1   0.5   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.7
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Observations of WEATHER may me innacurate due to early ASOS inconsistancies.  Average days
with Thunderstorms may be low due to early mis-detection.

Heavy Fog = Visibility less than or equal to 1/4 mile.
Fog = Visibility greater than 1/4 mile or less than 7 miles.
Peak Gust = Maximum 5-second average.
Snowfall data not observed at ASOS stations.

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