STATION:  BURLINGTON-KIT CARSON COUNTY AIRPORT (KITR), CO

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY.  Period of Record: Jun 1997 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
                    |                                                                         |
Avg Max Temp        |  43.0  45.6  54.6  63.8  74.6  83.6  90.9  86.8  79.3  66.2  53.3  43.3 |   65.4
Avg Min Temp        |  16.9  19.0  25.6  33.6  44.4  54.0  60.9  58.9  49.3  36.7  25.4  16.9 |   36.8
Avg Temperature     |  30.0  32.3  40.1  48.7  59.5  68.8  75.9  72.9  64.3  51.5  39.3  30.1 |   51.1
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    74    80    83    90   101   103   105   103    99    93    81    76 |    105
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    08    28    25    15    29    01    20    01    06    05    08    04 |
               -Year|  2002  2006  1998  2002  2000  2002  2005  2008  2000  2007  2006  2007 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|   -12   -11    -3    16    25    33    47    45    27     8    -3   -15 |    -15
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    05    15    02    04    01    05    06    13    29    26    30    21 |
               -Year|  2004  2007  2002  2002  2005  1998  2005  2004  1999  1997  2006  1998 |
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Heating Degree Days |  1086   924   772   489   211    44     4     8   116   427   770  1082 |   5933
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0     0     2    39   158   343   251    93     8     0     0 |    894
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   2.3   9.4  19.5  13.1   6.4   0.4   0.0   0.0 |   51.2
    Max Temp >= 75  |   0.0   0.2   1.6   7.3  16.1  24.5  30.1  28.5  20.4   9.0   2.3   0.1 |  140.0
    Max Temp <= 32  |   7.6   4.8   2.2   0.6   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.5   2.7   5.7 |   24.0
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    Min Temp <= 32  |  30.5  27.2  24.9  14.2   2.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.4   9.5  25.0  30.7 |  164.6
    Min Temp <= 20  |  19.0  15.4   7.5   1.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.8   7.3  19.1 |   70.1
    Min Temp  <= 0  |   1.3   1.5   0.5   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   1.3 |    4.8
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Avg Dew Point Temp  |  16.9  18.3  24.2  30.7  41.7  49.6  55.6  55.8  45.3  34.4  23.0  16.8 |   34.4
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  24.7  26.7  33.2  40.6  50.0  57.6  63.2  62.0  53.6  42.7  32.1  24.8 |   42.6
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.12 30.10 30.07 30.07 29.97 29.92 29.91 29.94 29.98 30.05 30.11 30.10 |  30.03
(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   0.1   0.2   1.5   3.6   6.0   6.3   5.9   1.9   0.8   0.0   0.0 |   26.4
    Heavy Fog       |   2.8   4.2   4.8   3.2   3.4   2.5   0.7   1.2   1.3   2.0   2.6   1.9 |   30.6
    Fog             |   9.6  10.5  12.5  10.0  11.2  11.2   6.9   8.0   6.7   8.2   7.4   6.8 |  109.0
    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     |  0.15  0.23  0.61  1.46  1.73  2.41  1.94  2.95  0.98  1.37  0.30  0.18 |  14.31
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  0.32  0.45  2.07  1.78  1.42  1.69  1.76  2.53  0.76  3.21  0.56  0.31 |   3.21
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    Date of Ext-Day |    13    09    07    14    04    05    25    01    04    11    10    20 |
               -Year|  2001  1998  2000  1999  2001  2008  1998  1999  2004  2008  2004  2006 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   2.4   3.7   4.3   7.3   8.5   9.2   8.0  10.8   5.8   6.4   3.4   2.9 |   72.5
    >= 0.10         |   0.5   0.5   1.5   3.6   4.2   4.8   3.9   5.3   2.7   2.3   1.0   0.7 |   31.0
    >= 0.25         |   0.1   0.2   0.5   2.0   2.1   2.9   2.5   3.2   1.4   1.3   0.3   0.1 |   16.6
    >= 0.50         |   0.0   0.0   0.3   1.0   0.9   1.4   1.4   2.1   0.7   0.6   0.1   0.0 |    8.4
    >= 1.00         |   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.1   0.3   0.7   0.4   0.7   0.0   0.3   0.0   0.0 |    2.6
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|  11.2  12.4  12.9  14.1  13.1  12.4  11.4  10.6  11.6  11.9  11.7  11.6 |   12.1
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  22.0  23.5  24.9  27.6  26.6  27.0  24.3  23.0  22.7  23.0  22.7  22.4 |   24.2
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  26.0  28.2  30.3  33.8  32.8  33.7  30.2  28.8  28.1  27.8  27.5  26.8 |   29.5
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  28.3  35.6  31.7  29.3  33.8  30.2  20.7  23.1  28.0  32.9  34.8  26.5 |   35.6
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    44    48    48    59    60    63    52    52    46    54    55    49 |     63
                    |                                                                         |
Date of Max 2min-Day|    30    09    08    11    31    15    28    05    29    08    28    17 |
               -Year|  2001  2002  2000  2001  2000  2004  2002  2000  2007  1997  2005  2000 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    53    62    61    70    81    72    63    64    58    63    69    62 |     81
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    28    24    02    11    31    15    28    11    29    08    28    23 |
               -Year|  2008  2007  2007  2001  2000  2004  2002  2008  2007  1997  2005  2005 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   8.8  10.9  15.6  18.5  17.9  19.2  13.4  12.7  11.8  10.8  10.3  10.3 |  160.2
   Peak Gust >=40   |   2.4   3.5   4.4   7.6   6.5   7.7   4.4   3.4   2.3   2.9   3.5   3.4 |   51.9
   Peak Gust >=50   |   0.4   0.7   0.9   2.1   2.2   1.9   1.1   1.1   0.6   0.9   0.9   0.6 |   13.5
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   4.1   6.5   8.0  10.7   9.6  10.4   6.3   5.0   4.4   5.6   5.4   0.0 |   76.1
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   0.8   1.0   1.1   2.6   2.2   2.4   1.4   1.1   0.5   0.9   1.1   0.0 |   15.0
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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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