STATION:  LIHUE AIRPORT (PHLI), HI

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
                    |                                                                         |
Avg Max Temp        |  78.1  77.7  78.7  79.4  81.4  83.3  84.4  84.8  84.7  83.3  80.8  78.7 |   81.3
Avg Min Temp        |  65.8  66.5  67.2  69.1  70.8  73.1  73.9  74.4  74.1  73.1  70.5  67.9 |   70.5
Avg Temperature     |  72.0  72.1  73.0  74.2  76.1  78.2  79.1  79.6  79.4  78.2  75.6  73.3 |   75.9
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    86    85    85    83    86    87    88    90    88    88    87    87 |     90
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    03    15    24    11    20    05    29    30    26    01    17    18 |
               -Year|  2001  2004  2005  2002  2004  2003  2008  1996  2002  2003  1997  2005 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|    54    54    53    58    62    67    67    68    66    61    61    55 |     53
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    22    06    16    02    02    13    23    11    22    17    26    28 |
               -Year|  1997  1998  2005  2002  2006  1999  2002  1998  2003  2006  2003  1996 |
                    |                                                                         |
Heating Degree Days |     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0 |      0
Cooling Degree Days |   217   200   248   277   344   396   438   452   432   409   319   257 |   3989
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.1
    Max Temp >= 75  |  28.5  26.0  29.8  29.5  30.8  30.0  31.0  31.0  30.0  31.0  29.6  29.9 |  357.2
    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
                    |                                                                         |
    Min 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
    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   0.0 |    0.0
    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  |  63.7  62.8  64.3  65.0  66.8  68.3  69.1  69.3  69.3  68.5  67.3  65.6 |   66.7
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  66.9  66.2  67.4  68.2  69.9  71.4  72.2  72.5  72.5  71.4  70.0  68.4 |   69.7
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.02 30.07 30.06 30.10 30.07 30.06 30.06 30.03 30.01 30.01 30.02 30.04 |  30.05
(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   |   0.4   0.6   0.9   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.3   0.8   0.3   0.2 |    4.3
    Heavy Fog       |   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.0   0.0 |    0.5
    Fog             |   9.7   8.5  11.4  11.9   9.2  12.9  10.9  10.5   8.5   9.4  11.2  11.8 |  125.9
    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     |  3.93  3.01  6.34  1.87  2.42  1.62  1.74  2.17  2.42  3.23  4.30  4.38 |  37.44
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  4.48  3.69  6.71  1.21  2.85  1.01  2.77  2.21  6.02  2.95  4.65  4.91 |   6.71
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    Date of Ext-Day |    01    02    14    03    05    12    31    04    07    20    12    13 |
               -Year|  1998  2005  2006  1999  1997  2008  2006  2004  1996  1996  1996  2008 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |  13.8  12.8  15.2  16.6  14.5  17.8  20.2  17.2  17.7  17.5  17.1  18.7 |  199.2
    >= 0.10         |   5.2   5.1   6.8   6.0   4.2   5.8   5.0   5.3   5.4   5.9   7.1   6.9 |   68.9
    >= 0.25         |   3.2   2.2   4.2   1.7   2.2   1.0   0.9   1.5   1.8   2.6   3.6   3.6 |   28.6
    >= 0.50         |   1.8   1.1   2.9   0.7   1.1   0.4   0.3   1.0   0.6   1.8   2.2   1.6 |   15.6
    >= 1.00         |   1.0   0.7   1.9   0.1   0.5   0.1   0.1   0.3   0.2   0.9   1.0   0.8 |    7.6
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|  12.2  12.4  12.2  14.5  12.6  13.9  14.4  13.9  12.9  12.9  12.5  12.4 |   13.1
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  21.1  20.1  20.0  22.0  19.0  20.7  20.7  20.0  19.7  19.8  19.8  21.2 |   20.4
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  25.2  23.6  23.6  25.6  22.2  24.2  24.2  23.5  23.1  23.4  23.5  25.2 |   23.9
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  26.8  26.6  27.6  25.8  23.1  20.6  21.4  20.2  20.9  23.8  26.9  25.2 |   27.6
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    46    37    35    59    31    35    31    33    33    36    36    48 |     59
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    14    13    09    11    01    22    06    12    19    22    15    04 |
               -Year|  2004  2003  2007  2000  1998  2001  2002  2007  2007  2005  2002  2007 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    59    48    43    60    37    38    37    38    40    41    43    55 |     60
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    14    27    09    11    01    22    10    05    27    22    28    04 |
               -Year|  2004  2004  2007  2000  1998  2001  2006  2006  2007  2005  1999  2007 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   8.4   6.2   6.0   7.7   2.9   3.9   3.3   3.8   2.7   3.9   6.0   8.2 |   63.1
   Peak Gust >=40   |   1.3   0.3   0.2   0.3   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.1   0.3   1.2 |    3.8
   Peak Gust >=50   |   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2 |    0.5
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   3.2   2.2   1.3   2.4   0.3   0.3   0.2   0.5   0.5   0.5   1.7   0.0 |   13.1
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.3
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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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