Accession Number:

AD0852134

Title:

White Sands Missile Range Climate Calendar

Descriptive Note:

Fourth ed.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ELECTRONICS COMMAND WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE NM ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES OFFICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

Mean daily maximum and minimum temperatures, and extreme temperatures for the period of record 1950-1968 are tabulated in calendar form for A station, the weather center located at Headquarters, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. Averages of temperature, relative humidity, wind and cloudiness are included for each month, as well as maximum 24-hour and monthly rainfall. Supplementary tables give monthly, seasonal and annual values of maximum winds, degree days, solar radiation, means and extremes of station pressure, the greatest monthly and single-storm snowfall, and the average six-hourly temperatures and relative humidities. Also included are the average number of days with the occurrence of precipitation, distant lightning, thunderstorms and visibility restrictions, as well as a summary of weather extremes for the State of New Mexico. Presented in graph form are weekly means of maximum and minimum temperatures, weekly values of precipitation, mean hourly and monthly wind speeds with prevailing directions, and average hourly variations from the mean station pressure. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE