Climatological data summary 1994, with historical data

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This document presents the climatological data measured at the U.S. Department of Energy`s Hanford Site for calendar year 1994. Pacific Northwest Laboratory operates the Hanford Meteorology Station and the Hanford Meteorological Monitoring Network from which these data were collected. The information contained herein includes updated historical climatologies for temperature, precipitation, normal and extreme values of temperature and precipitation, and other miscellaneous meteorological parameters. Further, the data are adjunct to and update Hoitink et al. (1994); however, Appendix B-Wind Climatology is excluded. 1994 was the second warmest year on record, averaging 56.2{degrees}F, 2.9{degrees}F above normal (53.3{degrees}F). For the 12-month period, 10 ... continued below

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Hoitink, D.J. & Burk, K.W. May 1, 1995.

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This document presents the climatological data measured at the U.S. Department of Energy`s Hanford Site for calendar year 1994. Pacific Northwest Laboratory operates the Hanford Meteorology Station and the Hanford Meteorological Monitoring Network from which these data were collected. The information contained herein includes updated historical climatologies for temperature, precipitation, normal and extreme values of temperature and precipitation, and other miscellaneous meteorological parameters. Further, the data are adjunct to and update Hoitink et al. (1994); however, Appendix B-Wind Climatology is excluded. 1994 was the second warmest year on record, averaging 56.2{degrees}F, 2.9{degrees}F above normal (53.3{degrees}F). For the 12-month period, 10 were warmer than normal (7 were at least 3.5{degrees}F and 2 were more than 5.0{degrees}F above normal). Precipitation totaled 6.12 in., 98% of normal (6.26 in.); snowfall totaled 5.2 in., compared to the normal of 13.8 in. The average wind speed during 1994 was 7.3 mph, 0.4 mph below normal (7.7 mph). The peak gust during the year was 52 mph from the south-southwest on February 13. There were 29 days with peak gusts {ge}40 mph, compared to a yearly average of 26.

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  • DOI: 10.2172/90676 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc793321

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Hoitink, D.J. & Burk, K.W. Climatological data summary 1994, with historical data, report, May 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc793321/: accessed August 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.