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                                                      Weather Station Notes - January 2009                   

January 2009: High Low Rainfall Snowfall Snow on High High High
    Temp Temp or Melted Icefall Ground Wind Wind Wind
Date Conditions (F) (F) Snow (in.) (in.) (in.) (m.p.h.) Direction Time
1st *NEW YEARS DAY* Cold entire day, Sunny, Windy 33 18       24 NW 12:30 AM
2nd Mostly cloudy, Warmer, Windy 44 28       22 SSW 2:30 AM
3rd Mostly sunny, Not quite as warm, Windy 40 24       27 1:00 AM
4th Cold AM, Cloudy, Light showers 39 18 Trace     5 NE 10:30 PM
5th Slightly warmer, Mostly cloudy, Breezy 45 35       18 NNW 12:15 PM
6th Colder, Light rain, sleet, freezing rain, Trace of ice 35 31 0.40 Trace Trace 8 E 7:15 PM
7th Overnight freezing rain, Trace of ice, changed to rain, Very windy 37 32 0.90 Trace Trace 32 WSW 9:30 PM
8th Slightly colder, Partly cloudy, Windy 36 25       27 WSW 10:15 PM
9th Slightly colder, Partly cloudy, Windy 33 23       20 WSW 9:30 AM
10th Periods of light snow and sleet in PM, Trace of ice, Breezy 32 28 0.04 Trace Trace 13 E 1:30 PM
11th Cloudy, Continued cold, Windy 34 26     Trace 20 N 7:15 AM
12th Mostly cloudy, Continued cold, Breezy 34 23       17 W 1:30 AM
13th Mostly sunny, Not quite as cold, PM flurries 38 27       26 SSW 11:30 PM
14th Mostly cloudy, Colder, Very windy 28 15       31 N 12:15 AM
15th Overnight snow showers (1"), Colder, Windy 23 9 0.01 1.0" 1.0" 25 N 8:30 AM
16th Mostly sunny, Much colder (Coldest High Temp recorded at this station,13F), Breezy 13 5     Trace 19 W 3:45 PM
17th Extremely cold , low of -4F, Windy, PM flurries 23 -4       24 S 11:00 PM
18th Cloudy, Warmer, Breezy, PM flurries 36 23       17 SSW 3:00 AM
19th Slightly colder, Overnight snow showers (0.5"), Snow at midday (1.7"), Breezy 31 14 0.07 2.2" 2.2" 11 N 7:45 PM
20th Very cold AM (4F), Cold all day, Windy, Flurries 27 2     1.0" 22 NNW 6:00 PM
21st Slightly less cold, Sunny, Breezy 28 11     Trace 17 WSW 10:45 AM
22nd Mostly sunny, Much warmer, Breezy, PM flurries 44 18       12 SSW 9:45 AM
23rd Mostly sunny, Warmer, Windy 54 19   Trace Trace 20 SSW 2:15 PM
24th High of 48F at midnight, AM Snow squall, Colder throughout day, Windy 48 16   Trace Trace 26 NNW 10:45 AM
25th Very cold AM, Mostly sunny, Cold PM, Breezy 31 9       11 NE 1:30 PM
26th Early AM snow shower, Cloudy, slightly colder PM 28 21 0.01 Trace Trace 8 NE 1:30 PM
27th Snow overnight and throughout day, changed to Sleet, Frz/rain (1.5") 29 23 0.23 1.5" 1.5" 8 NE 8:15 AM
28th Overnight freezing rain (1.0"), changed to rain, Very Windy 38 26 0.68 1.0" 2.5" 30 W 7:30 PM
29th Mostly sunny, Slightly colder, Breezy 36 22     2.0" 17 W 12:30 AM
30th Mostly sunny, Continued cold, Windy 36 21     2.0" 27 WSW 3:00 PM
31st Colder, Sunny, Breezy 32 15     1.5" 19 WSW 12:45 AM


                   
                   MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for JAN. 2009

NAME: SMBG   CITY: SMITHSBURG   STATE: MD 
ELEV:   680 ft  LAT: 39 38' 00" N  LONG: 77 36' 00" W

                   TEMPERATURE (F), RAIN  (in), WIND SPEED (mph)

                                      HEAT  COOL        AVG
    MEAN                              DEG   DEG         WIND                 DOM
DAY TEMP  HIGH   TIME   LOW    TIME   DAYS  DAYS  RAIN  SPEED HIGH   TIME    DIR
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 1  24.8  32.7   3:15p  18.3  10:00p  40.2   0.0  0.00   3.8  24.0  12:30a    NW
 2  36.1  44.1   3:30p  27.9  12:15a  28.9   0.0  0.00   3.9  22.0   2:30a   SSW
 3  32.1  39.6  12:15a  23.8  12:00m  32.9   0.0  0.00   3.0  27.0   1:00a     N
 4  29.6  38.6   4:30p  18.4   5:00a  35.4   0.0  0.00   0.0   5.0  10:30p    NE
 5  39.0  44.6   1:00p  35.0  12:00m  26.0   0.0  0.00   2.9  18.0  12:15p   NNW
 6  32.6  35.0  12:15a  31.3   5:30p  32.4   0.0  0.40   0.3   8.0   7:15p     E
 7  33.7  36.9   8:30p  31.9   4:45a  31.3   0.0  0.90   1.8  32.0   9:30p   WSW
 8  32.7  36.5   1:00p  25.4  12:00m  32.3   0.0  0.00   7.6  27.0  10:15p   WSW
 9  27.5  32.8   2:45p  23.5   6:15a  37.5   0.0  0.00   3.7  20.0   9:30a   WSW
10  30.5  32.5   3:15p  27.9   7:45a  34.5   0.0  0.04   0.9  13.0   1:30p     E
11  30.1  34.3   6:45a  26.0   9:45p  34.9   0.0  0.00   3.4  20.0   7:15a     N
12  28.6  34.3  12:45p  22.7   6:15a  36.4   0.0  0.00   1.3  17.0   1:30a     W
13  32.8  38.3   2:30p  27.2  12:15a  32.2   0.0  0.00   3.2  26.0  11:30p   SSW
14  20.9  28.4  12:15a  14.9   7:45a  44.1   0.0  0.00   3.9  31.0  12:15a     N
15  17.2  23.3   1:45a   9.2  11:00p  47.8   0.0  0.01   4.0  25.0   8:30a     N
16   8.6  13.3   1:15p   5.0   8:15a  56.4   0.0  0.00   4.2  19.0   3:45p     W
17  11.7  23.0  12:00m  -3.7   8:00a  53.3   0.0  0.00   2.3  24.0  11:00p     S
18  29.5  35.6   4:00p  23.0  12:15a  35.5   0.0  0.00   1.5  17.0   3:00a   SSW
19  25.1  31.0   3:15p  14.3  12:00m  39.9   0.0  0.07   0.8  11.0   7:45p     N
20  15.9  27.0   3:15p   1.7   7:45a  49.1   0.0  0.00   3.1  22.0   6:00p   NNW
21  20.2  28.4   3:15p  11.4   6:00a  44.8   0.0  0.00   3.0  17.0  10:45a   WSW
22  29.9  44.3   3:15p  17.7   4:45a  35.1   0.0  0.00   2.2  12.0   9:45a   SSW
23  38.0  54.1   2:00p  18.9   7:30a  27.0   0.0  0.00   1.9  20.0   2:15p   SSW
24  30.3  48.5  12:15a  15.7  12:00m  34.7   0.0  0.00   6.0  26.0  10:45a   NNW
25  20.1  30.6   4:00p   9.2   6:30a  44.9   0.0  0.00   1.2  11.0   1:30p    NE
26  24.9  28.2   3:30p  21.1  12:45a  40.1   0.0  0.01   0.3   8.0   1:30p    NE
27  25.7  28.8   1:30p  23.0   8:30a  39.3   0.0  0.23   1.0   8.0   8:15a    NE
28  31.5  37.6   6:15p  26.1  12:15a  33.5   0.0  0.68   2.5  30.0   7:30p     W
29  28.5  35.9   3:15p  22.5   8:00a  36.5   0.0  0.00   1.9  17.0  12:30a     W
30  28.1  35.8   1:00p  21.3   4:00a  36.9   0.0  0.00   3.6  27.0   3:00p   WSW
31  23.8  31.6  12:00m  15.1   8:00a  41.2   0.0  0.00   4.2  19.0  12:45a   WSW
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    27.1  54.1    23    -3.7    17  1175.0   0.0  2.34   2.7  32.0     7     SSW

Max >=  90.0:  0
Max <=  32.0: 11
Min <=  32.0: 30
Min <=   0.0:  1
Max Rain: 0.90 ON 01/07/09
Days of Rain: 6 (>.01 in) 4 (>.1 in) 0 (>1 in)
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration

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