WW2010
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Surface Obs
 
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Observed Weather
station reporting symbol

The symbol highlighted in yellow indicates the type of weather occurring at the time the observation is taken. In this case, fog was reported. If there were thunderstorms occurring when the observation was taken, then the symbol for thunderstorms would have appeared instead.

Common Weather Symbols:
The chart below identifies some the most commonly used weather symbols and the type of weather they represent. For example, the first row of weather symbols (from left to right) identify Light Rain, Light Snow and Light Drizzle.



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

dew points