STATION:  SANTA BARBARA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (KSBA), CA

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY.  Period of Record: Apr 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        |  63.9  63.8  65.2  66.7  68.8  71.1  73.9  74.2  73.8  72.0  68.6  64.3 |   68.8
Avg Min Temp        |  39.7  42.3  45.3  46.6  50.7  54.1  57.6  57.1  54.7  49.2  43.8  39.0 |   48.3
Avg Temperature     |  51.8  53.1  55.3  56.7  59.7  62.6  65.7  65.6  64.2  60.6  56.2  51.7 |   58.6
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    84    82    89    95    90    98    93    86    98    96    88    80 |     98
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    31    21    11    27    07    18    23    11    29    08    06    16 |
               -Year|  2003  2002  2007  2004  2007  2008  2006  2003  2005  1999  2006  1998 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|    24    30    32    35    41    44    49    48    43    38    30    24 |     24
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    16    12    14    10    02    08    10    26    27    13    18    22 |
               -Year|  2007  1999  2005  1999  2002  1999  2004  2002  2005  2008  2000  1998 |
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Heating Degree Days |   408   337   302   254   169    87    25    21    54   147   265   414 |   2484
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0     0     4     5    14    48    41    32    10     1     0 |    155
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.3   0.1   0.5   0.1   0.0   0.5   0.6   0.0   0.0 |    2.0
    Max Temp >= 75  |   2.2   1.8   2.7   3.0   4.6   4.6  12.8  12.6  11.5  10.1   4.5   1.9 |   72.3
    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  |   3.1   0.9   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.8   4.1 |    9.0
    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  |  42.2  43.6  46.0  47.3  51.7  55.1  58.2  58.2  56.3  50.8  45.1  40.0 |   49.5
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  47.2  48.5  50.7  51.8  55.2  58.2  60.9  61.0  59.5  55.2  50.6  45.6 |   53.7
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.09 30.06 30.02 29.99 29.94 29.90 29.91 29.90 29.88 29.94 30.03 30.10 |  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   |   1.4   0.6   1.0   0.4   0.1   0.7   0.6   1.3   0.7   0.7   0.3   0.4 |    8.2
    Heavy Fog       |   2.1   1.2   2.0   1.8   2.2   1.2   1.7   2.6   3.3   4.1   2.0   2.0 |   26.2
    Fog             |  13.0  12.1  14.1  13.7  17.3  17.9  20.1  19.5  18.0  17.5  11.2  10.5 |  185.0
    Hail            |   0.0   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.4
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PRECIPITATION (In)  |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Average Monthly     |  3.92  3.66  2.87  1.49  0.66  0.05  0.03  0.04  0.15  0.75  1.59  2.35 |  17.56
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  4.16  3.34  4.74  3.29  1.14  0.05  0.04  0.02  0.22  1.14  3.70  2.42 |   4.74
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    Date of Ext-Day |    23    25    15    17    02    02    06    04    05    19    08    27 |
               -Year|  2008  2004  2003  2000  1998  1999  2001  2006  1998  2004  2002  2004 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   8.1   9.3   7.5   6.1   5.5   4.0   2.5   3.6   5.3   7.9   7.2   8.2 |   75.3
    >= 0.10         |   4.3   5.7   3.2   2.1   1.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.5   1.5   2.2   3.5 |   23.8
    >= 0.25         |   3.6   4.0   2.1   1.3   0.8   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.9   1.3   2.5 |   16.5
    >= 0.50         |   2.4   3.0   1.6   0.9   0.5   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.7   0.8   1.5 |   11.4
    >= 1.00         |   1.3   0.9   0.7   0.3   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.4   0.8 |    4.6
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|   4.0   5.2   5.8   6.1   5.8   5.7   5.5   5.2   4.9   4.2   3.9   3.9 |    5.0
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  14.0  15.6  16.1  16.8  14.8  14.0  13.4  12.9  13.1  13.3  13.7  14.0 |   14.3
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  17.1  19.0  19.7  20.4  17.9  16.8  16.2  15.8  15.8  16.3  17.1  17.5 |   17.5
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  15.8  16.5  22.2  16.4  14.6  13.4   8.5   8.0   9.6  12.0  14.1  16.4 |   22.2
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    33    33    38    33    36    31    22    25    26    29    31    40 |     40
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    26    09    05    15    04    08    23    11    16    05    28    27 |
               -Year|  2008  1999  2001  2007  2007  2005  2006  2008  2008  2007  1998  2006 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    48    41    46    47    41    36    28    31    44    40    41    51 |     51
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    04    09    05    28    04    03    09    29    16    05    09    27 |
               -Year|  2007  1999  2001  1999  2007  1999  2007  2008  2008  2007  2008  2006 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   1.8   3.4   3.7   4.8   1.7   1.1   0.0   0.3   0.1   1.0   1.7   2.9 |   22.6
   Peak Gust >=40   |   0.2   0.1   0.2   0.5   0.3   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.3 |    1.8
   Peak Gust >=50   |   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
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   0.2   0.2   0.5   1.1   0.4   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.0 |    2.6
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   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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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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