Accession Number:

ADA028055

Title:

A Twenty-Year Summary of Sacramento Peak Weather-August 1954 through July 1974.

Descriptive Note:

Special repts.,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE GEOPHYSICS LAB HANSCOM AFB MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-05-03

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

An analysis of temperature records provides mean maximum and minimum monthly values, departures from the means, record temperature and a brief discussion of the local growing season. The distribution of average annual precipitation both in terms of rain and snow is illustrated. Historical rainfall data for El Paso, Texas, and Alamogordo and Mountain Park, N. M., are presented along with that of Sacramento Peak. A brief history of atmospheric pressure observations and a more recent series of relative humidity observations are discussed. Analysis of wind speed and direction data shows average monthly and seasonal values.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE