STATION:  TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES MUNI ARPT (KTCS), NM

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY.  Period of Record: Oct 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        |  55.8  59.6  67.2  75.2  85.5  93.1  92.7  89.6  85.1  74.5  63.0  53.5 |   74.6
Avg Min Temp        |  29.7  32.5  38.7  45.1  55.9  63.5  67.1  65.4  59.1  48.1  36.6  28.2 |   47.5
Avg Temperature     |  42.7  46.1  52.9  60.1  70.7  78.3  79.9  77.5  72.1  61.3  49.8  40.9 |   61.0
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    80    79    85    93   101   105   105   102    97    94    80    74 |    105
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    19    19    20    23    22    28    01    09    06    07    01    02 |
               -Year|  1997  1999  2004  2002  2005  1998  1999  2003  2000  1998  2003  2008 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|     9    14    15    28    40    47    56    55    45    25    18    14 |      9
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    08    01    03    05    05    11    05    31    25    22    30    18 |
               -Year|  1997  2002  2002  1999  2001  1998  2002  2000  2000  1996  2006  1996 |
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Heating Degree Days |   691   535   376   169    17     0     0     0     6   155   456   748 |   3153
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0     2    23   193   398   461   388   220    41     0     0 |   1726
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   8.3  22.1  23.4  17.4   7.8   0.4   0.0   0.0 |   79.7
    Max Temp >= 75  |   0.3   0.6   6.9  17.8  29.2  29.8  30.9  30.9  28.1  16.7   2.6   0.0 |  193.7
    Max Temp <= 32  |   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2 |    0.3
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    Min Temp <= 32  |  21.7  14.5   6.1   1.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.8   8.1  23.1 |   75.4
    Min Temp <= 20  |   2.0   0.7   0.4   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.3   3.7 |    7.2
    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  |  19.5  18.6  19.9  21.2  28.4  36.5  51.1  53.2  45.6  34.9  24.6  18.4 |   31.0
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  33.4  35.2  39.2  43.3  50.3  56.1  62.2  62.4  57.1  47.9  38.2  31.8 |   46.4
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.05 29.99 29.95 29.89 29.82 29.83 29.85 29.88 29.88 29.95 30.03 30.07 |  29.93
(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       |   0.8   0.8   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.5   0.3   0.6 |    3.5
    Fog             |   2.4   2.1   1.7   0.9   1.0   0.8   2.5   2.8   2.0   2.9   1.9   2.5 |   23.5
    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     |  0.32  0.29  0.33  0.27  0.49  0.37  1.77  1.90  1.39  1.05  0.38  0.29 |   8.86
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  0.97  1.04  0.82  0.70  1.25  0.78  1.16  1.66  1.82  1.48  0.60  0.63 |   1.82
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    Date of Ext-Day |    17    20    22    10    12    29    21    02    21    09    13    10 |
               -Year|  2006  2003  2000  2004  2001  2004  1999  2007  1997  2006  2003  2007 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   2.2   2.7   2.5   2.1   2.2   3.8   9.4   9.9   6.5   5.4   2.7   2.5 |   52.0
    >= 0.10         |   0.9   0.8   0.8   0.9   1.3   1.2   5.0   4.3   2.8   2.6   1.0   0.9 |   22.4
    >= 0.25         |   0.3   0.3   0.5   0.3   0.8   0.4   2.4   2.6   1.4   1.3   0.5   0.5 |   11.3
    >= 0.50         |   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.1   0.3   0.2   0.9   1.2   0.9   0.5   0.2   0.1 |    4.8
    >= 1.00         |   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.2   0.0   0.0 |    1.0
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|   7.3   8.5   9.5  10.5   9.9   9.3   7.5   7.0   7.2   7.7   7.3   7.1 |    8.2
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  17.7  20.8  22.7  25.6  24.5  24.8  23.1  20.7  19.2  18.9  17.4  17.7 |   21.1
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  21.8  26.0  28.4  32.5  31.5  31.9  29.1  26.1  24.3  23.9  21.6  22.2 |   26.6
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  22.4  18.9  21.9  24.9  19.7  18.3  16.3  12.6  13.8  18.6  23.7  21.5 |   24.9
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    39    51    41    47    46    43    48    45    36    43    45    39 |     51
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    21    24    20    09    21    04    16    12    01    25    27    21 |
               -Year|  1999  1998  2000  1999  2008  1999  1998  2005  2007  1996  2005  2007 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    51    67    54    58    59    62    59    59    45    54    51    64 |     67
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    28    24    16    17    21    16    05    12    14    13    27    08 |
               -Year|  2008  1998  2008  2004  2008  2000  2003  2005  1998  2004  2005  2007 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   5.8   9.8  13.0  17.4  18.8  17.1  13.5   8.5   6.6   7.1   5.2   6.4 |  129.1
   Peak Gust >=40   |   1.3   1.9   3.9   6.0   4.7   5.2   2.7   1.8   0.7   1.3   1.4   1.9 |   32.7
   Peak Gust >=50   |   0.1   0.3   0.3   0.9   0.2   0.5   0.6   0.3   0.0   0.2   0.1   0.2 |    3.7
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   2.3   3.3   5.4   9.2   5.8   6.6   4.0   2.7   1.3   2.2   1.7   0.0 |   44.6
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   0.0   0.2   0.2   0.8   0.2   0.3   0.4   0.3   0.0   0.3   0.1   0.0 |    2.7
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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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