STATION:  BISHOP AIRPORT (KBIH), 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        |  53.8  56.4  66.3  70.8  82.7  92.2  98.7  96.5  87.7  75.8  62.7  53.5 |   74.8
Avg Min Temp        |  23.2  26.1  30.8  35.6  44.0  51.1  56.5  53.4  46.4  36.6  27.8  21.8 |   37.8
Avg Temperature     |  38.5  41.3  48.6  53.2  63.4  71.6  77.6  75.0  67.0  56.2  45.3  37.7 |   56.3
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    76    74    85    90   102   107   110   106   102    95    80    80 |    110
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    12    03    13    26    28    15    10    13    02    08    01    31 |
               -Year|  1998  2001  2007  2000  2003  2000  2002  2002  2007  1996  1997  2008 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|     1    10     9    18    27    33    44    41    31    18     8     1 |      1
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    14    15    01    01    17    03    21    14    24    26    13    22 |
               -Year|  2007  2001  2007  1999  1998  1999  1999  1999  2006  1997  2000  1998 |
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Heating Degree Days |   822   671   510   356   119    17     0     0    41   278   592   847 |   4254
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0     0     2    68   216   390   309   102     6     0     0 |   1094
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   8.6  21.0  30.0  29.1  14.1   1.0   0.0   0.0 |  104.0
    Max Temp >= 75  |   0.1   0.0   6.9  12.0  24.7  28.9  30.9  30.9  28.2  18.7   1.8   0.3 |  183.5
    Max Temp <= 32  |   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1 |    0.2
                    |                                                                         |
    Min Temp <= 32  |  28.9  23.9  18.1  10.7   1.3   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   8.1  23.7  29.5 |  144.3
    Min Temp <= 20  |  10.7   4.9   1.9   0.3   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   3.5  13.7 |   35.3
    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  |  19.4  20.4  19.5  21.2  27.0  30.9  37.4  35.7  31.0  24.3  20.5  16.7 |   25.3
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  30.8  33.1  37.2  40.3  47.1  52.0  56.2  54.8  49.7  41.9  34.9  29.3 |   42.3
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.11 30.04 29.98 29.91 29.86 29.84 29.86 29.86 29.90 29.99 30.08 30.14 |  29.96
(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   |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.0
    Heavy Fog       |   0.3   0.4   0.0   0.1   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.5 |    1.5
    Fog             |   3.1   3.4   1.3   0.8   0.5   0.4   0.2   0.3   0.5   0.8   1.0   2.6 |   14.9
    Hail            |   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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PRECIPITATION (In)  |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Average Monthly     |  1.02  1.06  0.32  0.20  0.14  0.17  0.18  0.11  0.10  0.25  0.50  0.55 |   4.60
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  2.33  1.17  1.18  0.45  0.44  0.56  0.36  0.26  0.20  1.21  1.30  1.34 |   2.33
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    Date of Ext-Day |    02    02    22    17    16    03    24    15    20    19    08    31 |
               -Year|  2006  1998  2005  2000  1997  1998  2007  2005  2005  2004  2002  2004 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   3.8   4.1   2.2   1.6   1.3   1.7   2.6   1.8   2.0   1.3   1.9   2.8 |   27.2
    >= 0.10         |   1.9   2.2   0.9   0.7   0.6   0.4   0.5   0.4   0.3   0.7   1.2   1.3 |   11.0
    >= 0.25         |   1.3   1.8   0.3   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.0   0.4   0.7   0.7 |    6.1
    >= 0.50         |   0.8   0.7   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.4   0.2 |    2.4
    >= 1.00         |   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.1   0.1 |    0.7
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|   7.1   7.6   9.1   9.9   8.7   8.3   7.7   7.8   7.7   7.8   6.9   6.9 |    8.0
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  17.3  18.8  21.4  23.4  22.1  21.7  21.4  20.8  19.6  19.0  17.3  16.9 |   20.0
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  21.0  23.4  26.8  29.7  28.1  27.6  27.4  26.3  24.9  23.7  21.4  20.8 |   25.1
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  19.4  23.9  22.0  23.8  23.3  21.2  15.0  16.2  20.6  19.7  19.5  22.1 |   23.9
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    41    46    43    44    43    44    38    36    37    40    44    39 |     46
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    05    06    04    12    02    16    11    18    29    10    20    26 |
               -Year|  2000  2001  2001  2007  2001  1998  2007  2004  2007  2008  2004  2006 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    53    67    51    54    55    54    49    46    51    52    53    61 |     67
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    05    06    13    12    21    16    11    18    29    10    28    26 |
               -Year|  2000  2001  2002  2007  2008  1998  2007  2004  2007  2008  1996  2006 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   6.8   8.0  11.5  14.7  11.7   9.9  11.5   9.5   7.2   7.2   6.6   6.8 |  111.4
   Peak Gust >=40   |   1.9   1.7   2.5   3.7   2.4   2.0   0.8   0.7   1.0   1.6   1.2   1.8 |   21.4
   Peak Gust >=50   |   0.2   0.4   0.1   0.6   0.3   0.4   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.2   0.2   0.2 |    2.6
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   3.0   2.8   4.1   5.7   3.7   2.6   1.6   1.2   1.4   2.0   1.8   0.0 |   29.9
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   0.2   0.4   0.1   0.2   0.3   0.3   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.2   0.0 |    1.7
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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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