Date Due: Thursday, 26 June 2004
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This portion of Homework 1 is designed to familiarize you with some of the current weather and climate data that are available on the Internet. Some National Weather Service Offices such as Milwaukee/Madison, Green Bay and Minneapolis/St. Paul maintain extensive web pages.
Using the current weather observations for Madison ( Dane County Regional-Truax Field) Wisconsin
(found at http://weather.noaa.gov/weather/current/KMSN.html or http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mkx/hourly.htm)
The current air temperature at Madison's airport at _______________ (Insert the time, to include day and hour) was ____________ (Insert temperature, with units).
The current sea-level barometric pressure (also known as altimeter setting) at Madison was ____________ (Insert pressure, with units).
Using the daily climate summary for Madison's Dane County Regional Airport (data found on http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mkx/climate.htm)
Date selected was: _____________
Yesterday's high temperature for Madison ____________________
Yesterday's low temperature for Madison ____________________
Seasonal Departure in the number of Heating Degree Day Units
(i.e., the number of HDDU above or below the Seasonal "Normal" from 1 July 2002 to date) ____________________
(Please include above or below the normal)
Latest revision: 19 June 2004 (0255 UTC)Produced by Edward J. Hopkins, Ph.D. Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706 email@example.com
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