STATION:  RATON MUNI/CREWS FIELD APT (KRTN), NM

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY.  Period of Record: Aug 1998 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        |  46.8  50.0  56.8  65.3  74.7  82.9  86.6  83.9  78.3  67.6  55.9  46.2 |   66.3
Avg Min Temp        |  14.7  16.6  23.1  30.9  40.3  48.6  53.9  52.5  45.0  33.3  23.1  14.0 |   33.0
Avg Temperature     |  30.8  33.3  40.0  48.1  57.5  65.7  70.3  68.2  61.6  50.5  39.5  30.1 |   49.6
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    70    71    79    84    96    97    99    95    92    87    81    75 |     99
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    04    23    19    14    29    15    31    20    06    02    08    04 |
               -Year|  2001  2002  2004  2002  2000  2000  2008  2007  2000  2000  2006  2007 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|   -10    -7    -7     6    17    32    43    42    25     0     1   -16 |    -16
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    17    11    03    01    02    15    05    26    25    31    30    24 |
               -Year|  2008  2006  2002  2005  2008  2001  2004  2001  2000  2001  2004  2004 |
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Heating Degree Days |  1061   895   775   506   246    52     4    13   118   451   765  1082 |   5966
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0     0     0    13    73   167   112    17     0     0     0 |    382
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.9   6.0   9.9   6.2   0.6   0.0   0.0   0.0 |   23.7
    Max Temp >= 75  |   0.0   0.0   0.9   6.2  17.8  25.5  30.1  28.3  22.1   8.2   0.7   0.1 |  139.9
    Max Temp <= 32  |   4.1   2.4   1.1   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.8   4.1 |   12.7
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    Min Temp <= 32  |  30.6  28.1  27.8  17.6   4.2   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.8  14.3  27.4  30.9 |  181.7
    Min Temp <= 20  |  23.1  17.8   8.9   1.8   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.7   9.7  24.7 |   86.8
    Min Temp  <= 0  |   1.7   0.9   0.4   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   1.6 |    4.7
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Avg Dew Point Temp  |  14.0  14.5  19.4  22.7  32.1  41.1  50.0  49.7  41.5  30.1  19.7  13.9 |   29.1
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  24.4  26.1  31.4  37.5  45.3  52.4  57.7  56.5  50.3  40.2  30.7  23.6 |   39.7
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.10 30.07 30.03 30.01 29.96 29.92 29.96 29.98 29.98 30.03 30.11 30.08 |  30.02
(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       |   2.1   2.1   1.9   1.4   0.5   0.4   0.1   0.3   0.4   1.0   1.5   1.4 |   13.0
    Fog             |   5.6   5.1   6.8   5.0   3.2   4.2   2.9   3.9   4.6   5.7   4.8   3.9 |   55.8
    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     |  0.43  0.21  0.78  1.11  0.92  2.11  2.37  2.22  1.28  0.99  0.38  0.36 |  13.14
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  0.96  0.40  0.72  1.86  0.71  1.80  1.43  1.22  1.43  1.02  0.53  0.40 |   1.86
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    Date of Ext-Day |    30    24    08    30    17    27    17    19    19    28    14    10 |
               -Year|  2005  2004  2001  1999  2007  2000  2004  2006  2004  2000  2003  2007 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   5.6   4.9   6.6   6.2   7.0   9.7  11.3  10.5   7.8   5.7   5.0   4.5 |   84.7
    >= 0.10         |   1.3   0.6   2.9   2.6   2.9   4.5   5.0   4.9   3.6   2.4   1.0   1.1 |   32.9
    >= 0.25         |   0.4   0.1   0.9   1.0   1.2   2.3   3.3   3.0   1.8   1.2   0.5   0.5 |   16.2
    >= 0.50         |   0.1   0.0   0.2   0.6   0.3   1.3   1.7   1.3   0.6   0.7   0.1   0.0 |    6.9
    >= 1.00         |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.3   0.0   0.5   0.3   0.4   0.2   0.1   0.0   0.0 |    1.8
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|   8.5   9.1   9.9  11.6  10.7   9.9   7.8   7.7   8.3   8.7   8.1   8.3 |    9.0
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  20.8  23.1  25.2  28.9  27.9  28.0  24.2  23.0  22.4  21.7  19.8  21.2 |   23.9
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  25.3  28.4  31.2  36.6  34.9  35.0  30.1  28.6  28.5  27.0  24.1  25.7 |   29.6
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  22.0  21.5  23.7  24.7  23.0  21.8  17.8  19.6  16.8  23.8  28.9  31.5 |   31.5
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    51    51    47    64    48    48    43    48    47    46    46    52 |     64
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    21    17    31    08    21    04    12    10    29    06    01    22 |
               -Year|  2000  2003  2005  1999  2002  1999  2008  1999  2007  2007  2004  2007 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    66    60    68    80    66    67    58    81    60    61    59    69 |     81
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    01    15    05    08    01    15    13    22    29    06    01    22 |
               -Year|  2003  2006  2000  1999  2008  2006  2003  2007  2007  2007  2004  2007 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   9.3  12.5  17.1  22.4  21.3  21.8  15.8  12.1  12.1  10.0   7.9  10.3 |  172.6
   Peak Gust >=40   |   4.3   4.5   5.5  10.2   8.8   7.4   4.1   2.5   2.1   3.0   2.4   5.1 |   59.9
   Peak Gust >=50   |   1.5   1.5   1.3   3.2   2.0   2.0   0.6   0.4   0.4   0.7   0.6   1.7 |   16.0
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   5.6   7.0   8.8  14.1  12.0  11.0   6.5   4.5   4.3   4.5   3.7   0.0 |   81.8
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   1.4   1.4   1.1   2.8   1.8   1.7   0.7   0.4   0.1   0.6   0.7   0.0 |   12.9
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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.

Copyright ©2009 Western Regional Climate Center - Desert Research Institute - Reno, Nevada.