STATION:  SANTA MARIA PUB/CAPT G A HANCOCK AP (KSMX), CA

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY.  Period of Record: Aug 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        |  63.1  63.7  66.0  66.7  69.7  71.3  73.3  73.5  74.4  73.0  69.0  64.0 |   69.0
Avg Min Temp        |  39.8  41.3  43.2  43.6  47.6  50.8  53.7  54.2  52.7  48.1  44.0  39.1 |   46.5
Avg Temperature     |  51.4  52.5  54.6  55.2  58.6  61.0  63.5  63.8  63.5  60.5  56.5  51.5 |   57.7
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    85    87    94   110    93   110    90    96    98    96    96    82 |    110
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    31    17    12    26    07    20    23    19    05    09    07    05 |
               -Year|  2003  2007  2007  2007  2007  2008  2006  1997  2004  1999  2006  2007 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|    23    28    31    31    37    40    47    47    44    34    27    21 |     21
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    14    08    05    04    14    07    29    30    16    27    13    22 |
               -Year|  2007  2001  1999  1999  1999  1999  1999  2005  1996  1996  2000  1998 |
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Heating Degree Days |   421   353   324   299   205   130    67    53    71   157   264   417 |   2762
Cooling Degree Days |     0     1     1     4     8    10    20    18    28    19     8     0 |    116
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.3   0.3   0.5   0.1   0.2   0.7   1.6   0.3   0.0 |    4.1
    Max Temp >= 75  |   1.7   2.2   4.5   4.0   5.8   5.1   9.9  10.9  11.5  10.3   6.0   2.5 |   74.3
    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  |   3.5   1.9   0.7   0.6   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   1.0   4.2 |   11.9
    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  |  41.8  43.5  45.3  45.6  48.6  51.4  53.9  54.8  53.2  47.6  45.0  40.0 |   47.6
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  46.5  47.8  49.4  49.7  52.5  54.9  57.0  57.6  56.8  52.8  50.0  45.5 |   51.7
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.13 30.09 30.06 30.04 29.99 29.95 29.96 29.95 29.92 29.99 30.07 30.13 |  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   0.3   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.0   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.1 |    0.9
    Heavy Fog       |   7.2   3.6   5.0   5.8   6.5   6.2   5.9   7.9  10.7   8.0   7.2   4.4 |   78.4
    Fog             |  19.2  17.6  18.7  18.5  23.2  23.5  22.8  23.4  21.0  18.5  16.9  14.1 |  237.4
    Hail            |   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1 |    0.5
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PRECIPITATION (In)  |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Average Monthly     |  2.55  3.11  2.07  1.26  0.64  0.02  0.01  0.10  0.12  0.62  1.66  1.81 |  13.99
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  2.10  1.92  2.00  2.14  1.74  0.07  0.04  0.95  0.70  1.40  1.52  1.74 |   2.14
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    Date of Ext-Day |    23    03    05    17    05    08    22    30    02    29    12    27 |
               -Year|  2008  1998  2001  2000  1998  2000  1997  2006  1997  1996  2001  2004 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |  11.5  10.5   9.2   7.4   3.5   1.4   1.1   2.0   3.5   6.8   8.6   9.3 |   74.8
    >= 0.10         |   5.3   5.9   3.8   2.4   0.9   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.2   1.2   2.6   4.0 |   26.5
    >= 0.25         |   3.4   3.9   2.2   1.2   0.8   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.2   0.7   1.8   2.0 |   16.2
    >= 0.50         |   1.5   2.4   1.2   0.7   0.5   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.1   0.3   1.2   1.0 |    8.9
    >= 1.00         |   0.5   0.8   0.7   0.2   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.7   0.4 |    3.6
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|   5.8   6.6   7.3   7.8   8.1   7.5   6.3   5.9   5.6   5.7   5.7   5.8 |    6.5
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  17.1  19.5  20.4  21.4  21.0  19.2  16.5  16.3  17.0  18.0  17.9  17.6 |   18.5
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  20.5  23.2  24.0  25.4  25.0  23.0  20.0  19.6  20.3  21.4  21.6  21.3 |   22.1
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  21.5  19.4  18.5  18.0  19.1  17.0  15.2  11.5  13.7  14.9  15.0  19.3 |   21.5
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    48    46    36    44    36    36    32    30    32    37    39    41 |     48
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    26    06    17    03    10    05    01    19    15    29    21    07 |
               -Year|  2008  1998  2003  1999  2004  1997  1997  1997  1997  1996  2008  2008 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    67    57    44    52    41    45    44    45    43    45    63    63 |     67
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    26    06    17    03    10    06    12    19    29    29    21    07 |
               -Year|  2008  1998  2003  1999  2004  2007  2008  2008  2007  1996  2008  2008 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   2.4   4.2   7.1   9.2   7.9   4.3   1.7   1.1   2.4   4.3   4.5   4.8 |   54.1
   Peak Gust >=40   |   0.6   0.8   0.4   0.6   0.6   0.5   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.4   0.5   1.0 |    5.6
   Peak Gust >=50   |   0.1   0.3   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.1 |    0.7
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   0.6   1.4   2.2   3.2   2.5   1.1   0.2   0.2   0.7   1.3   0.6   0.0 |   13.8
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   0.1   0.2   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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