Taquac, Guam Island. Range Reference Atmosphere 0-30 Km Altitude
RANGE COMMANDERS COUNCIL WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE NM METEOROLOGY GROUP
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The RRA contains tabulations for monthly and annual means, standard deviations, and skewness coefficients for windspeed, pressure, temperature, density, water vapor pressure, virtual temperature, and dewpoint temperature the means and standard deviations for the zonal U and meridional V wind components and the linear product moment correlation coefficient between the wind components. These statistical parameters are tabulated at the station elevation, at l-km intervals from sea level to 30 km, and at 2-km intervals from 30 to 90 km. The wind statistics are given at approximately 10 m above the station elevations and at altitudes with respect to mean sea level thereafter. For those range sites without rocketsonde measurements, the RRAs terminate at 30 km altitude, or they are extended, if required, when rocketsonde data from a nearby launch site are available. There are four sets of tables for each of the 12 monthly reference periods and the annual reference period.
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