Observed Temperature
station reporting symbol

The value highlighted in yellow located in the upper left corner (in the diagram above) is the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit. In this example, the reported temperature is 64 degrees.

is defined as a measure of the average kinetic energy (or speed) of the molecules in the air.

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Credits and Acknowledgments for WW2010.
Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.