National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
QUALITY CONTROLLED LOCAL
CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA
(final)
HOURLY OBSERVATIONS TABLE
GASTONIA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (53870)
GASTONIA, NC
(02/2013)
National Climatic Data Center
Federal Building
151 Patton Avenue
Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Elevation: 797 ft. above sea level
Latitude: 35.196
Longitude: -81.155
Data Version: VER2

Date Time
(LST)
Station
Type
Sky
Conditions
Visibility
(SM)
Weather
Type
Dry
Bulb
Temp
Wet
Bulb
Temp
Dew
Point
Temp
Rel
Humd
%
Wind
Speed
(MPH)
Wind
Dir
Wind
Gusts
(MPH)
Station
Pressure
(in. hg)
Press
Tend
Net
3-hr
Chg
(mb)
Sea
Level
Pressure
(in. hg)
Report
Type
Precip.
Total
(in)
Alti-
meter
(in. hg)
(F) (C) (F) (C) (F) (C)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
0054
0154
0254
0354
0454
0554
0640
0652
0654
0726
0754
0801
0854
0911
0926
0944
0952
0954
1014
1033
1046
1054
1121
1152
1154
1209
1236
1251
1254
1307
1328
1354
1401
1454
1530
1540
1549
1554
1607
1621
1641
1652
1654
1659
1727
1731
1754
1801
1817
1821
1843
1852
1854
1902
1954
2054
2154
2254
2354
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
OVC070
SCT100
FEW095
OVC060
OVC037
BKN050 OVC065
BKN028 OVC039
SCT026 OVC037
SCT024 OVC037
OVC025
BKN028 OVC055
BKN032 OVC048
SCT011 BKN044 OVC065
BKN011 BKN042 OVC050
BKN009 BKN015 OVC050
SCT009 OVC015
FEW007 SCT015 OVC020
FEW007 SCT015 OVC022
FEW015 BKN038 OVC055
SCT008 BKN055 OVC085
BKN008 BKN055 OVC085
BKN008 BKN012 OVC085
FEW008 BKN011 OVC017
SCT011 BKN024 OVC042
SCT013 BKN024 OVC042
BKN011 BKN018 OVC023
FEW013 BKN031 OVC095
SCT013 BKN026 OVC095
BKN013 BKN026 OVC095
SCT013 BKN019 OVC036
FEW013 OVC038
SCT017 SCT022 OVC040
BKN017 OVC040
SCT019 BKN025 OVC060
SCT015 BKN023 OVC036
BKN013 BKN020 OVC026
VV009
VV008
VV006
VV004
VV004
VV005
VV005
VV007
SCT004 OVC010
VV006
OVC005
VV003
FEW003 OVC007
VV011
OVC025
BKN027 OVC040
BKN029 OVC040
OVC038
BKN070 BKN095 OVC110
FEW075
CLR
CLR
CLR
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
6.00
5.00
7.00
9.00
9.00
8.00
2.50
3.00
4.00
7.00
7.00
9.00
9.00
10.00
9.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
1.75
1.00
0.75
0.50
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.50
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.50
1.00
2.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
6.00
8.00
9.00
10.00
10.00






-RA
-RA
-RA
-RA
-RA BR
-RA


-RA
-SN BR
-SN BR
-SN BR
-RA















-SN
-SN BR
-SN BR
SN FG
+SN FG
+SN FG
VCTS +SN FG
VCTS +SN FG
VCTS SN FG
SN FG
SN FG
SN FG
+SN FG
SN FG
SN FG
-SN BR
-SN BR
BR
BR
-SN BR
BR




47
43
41
42
41
41
37
37
38
37
36
36
37
37
36
36
36
36
36
37
36
36
37
37
37
37
37
37
38
37
37
38
39
39
36
36
34
33
34
34
32
34
32
34
34
34
32
32
32
32
32
32
32
32
30
29
27
28
27
8.3
6.1
5.0
5.6
5.0
5.0
3.0
3.0
3.3
3.0
2.2
2.0
2.8
3.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
2.2
2.0
3.0
2.0
2.2
3.0
3.0
2.8
3.0
3.0
3.0
3.3
3.0
3.0
3.3
4.0
3.9
2.0
2.0
1.0
0.6
1.0
1.0
0.0
1.0
0.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-1.1
-1.7
-2.8
-2.2
-2.8
41
38
36
37
37
36
34
35
36
35
35
35
36
36
35
35
35
35
35
37
35
35
36
36
35
36
36
36
36
36
36
36
37
36
34
34
33
33
32
33
32
33
32
33
33
33
32
32
31
31
31
31
31
30
30
27
25
25
24
4.7
3.3
2.4
2.6
2.6
2.4
1.2
1.6
1.9
1.6
1.5
1.7
2.0
2.0
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.7
2.5
1.7
1.7
2.0
2.0
1.8
2.0
2.0
2.0
2.1
2.0
2.0
2.1
2.7
2.0
0.8
0.8
0.6
0.3
0.2
0.6
0.0
0.6
-0.2
0.6
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.4
-0.4
-0.4
-0.4
-0.4
-0.8
-1.3
-3.0
-3.8
-3.8
-4.2
32
31
30
29
31
30
30
32
32
32
33
34
34
34
34
34
34
34
34
36
34
34
34
34
33
34
34
34
33
34
34
33
34
31
30
30
32
32
30
32
32
32
31
32
32
32
32
32
30
30
30
30
30
28
29
22
21
19
19
0.0
-0.6
-1.1
-1.7
-0.6
-1.1
-1.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.6
1.0
1.1
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.1
1.0
2.0
1.0
1.1
1.0
1.0
0.6
1.0
1.0
1.0
0.6
1.0
1.0
0.6
1.0
-0.6
-1.0
-1.0
0.0
0.0
-1.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-1.0
-1.0
-1.0
-1.0
-1.1
-2.0
-1.7
-5.6
-6.1
-7.2
-7.2
56
63
65
60
68
65
76
82
79
82
89
92
89
89
92
92
92
92
92
96
92
92
89
89
86
89
89
89
82
89
89
82
82
73
79
79
92
96
85
92
100
92
96
92
92
92
100
100
92
92
92
92
92
85
96
75
78
69
72
5
6
7
6
6
8
7
6
3
7
8
8
3
3
7
6
5
3
6
3
7
0
3
0
0
5
3
0
0
5
0
5
3
0
6
0
0
0
6
7
7
9
8
0
3
5
3
3
8
7
0
6
6
5
0
6
5
5
5
VR
VR
040
040
060
050
010
010
010
360
040
030
050
060
080
070
060
060
090
VR
090
000
090
000
000
130
VR
000
000
170
000
120
VR
000
040
000
000
000
340
010
350
020
360
000
350
VR
VR
VR
350
340
000
VR
VR
VR
000
310
290
VR
300






































17









20
20









29.11
29.10
29.09
29.10
29.10
29.10
29.10
29.10
29.10
29.11
29.10
29.10
29.11
29.10
29.10
29.10
29.10
29.10
29.09
29.09
29.08
29.08
29.09
29.08
29.07
29.06
29.04
29.04
29.04
29.03
29.01
29.01
29.00
28.97
28.98
28.98
28.99
28.99
29.01
29.01
29.01
29.01
29.01
29.01
29.02
29.02
29.04
29.04
29.05
29.05
29.06
29.07
29.07
29.06
29.08
29.10
29.13
29.14
29.15
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5




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8










5








5














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3


001


006




002








001










013








018














018



019


29.96
29.95
29.94
29.95
29.95
29.95
M
M
29.96
M
29.96
M
29.97
M
M
M
M
29.96
M
M
M
29.94
M
M
29.93
M
M
M
29.90
M
M
29.87
M
29.83
M
M
M
29.85
M
M
M
M
29.88
M
M
M
29.90
M
M
M
M
M
29.93
M
29.95
29.97
30.00
30.01
30.02
AA
AA
AA
AA
AA
AA
SP
SP
AA
SP
AA
SP
AA
SP
SP
SP
SP
AA
SP
SP
SP
AA
SP
SP
AA
SP
SP
SP
AA
SP
SP
AA
SP
AA
SP
SP
SP
AA
SP
SP
SP
SP
AA
SP
SP
SP
AA
SP
SP
SP
SP
SP
AA
SP
AA
AA
AA
AA
AA




T



T

0.01

T




0.01



T















0.03




0.09



0.06





0.04

0.01
0.01



29.96
29.95
29.94
29.95
29.95
29.95
29.95
29.95
29.95
29.96
29.95
29.95
29.96
29.95
29.95
29.95
29.95
29.95
29.94
29.94
29.93
29.93
29.94
29.93
29.92
29.91
29.89
29.89
29.89
29.88
29.86
29.86
29.85
29.82
29.83
29.83
29.84
29.84
29.86
29.86
29.86
29.86
29.86
29.86
29.87
29.87
29.89
29.89
29.90
29.90
29.91
29.92
29.92
29.91
29.93
29.95
29.98
29.99
30.00