WW2010
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Reading Maps
 
  introduction
 
  utc conversions
 
  temp conversions
 
  surface obs
 
  surface maps
 
> upper air obs

Upper Air Obs
 
  overview
 
> temperature
 
  dew point
 
  height
 
  wind barbs
 
  300 winds & heights

User Interface
 
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> text

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Temperature
upper air station reports

The value highlighted in yellow located in the upper left corner (in the diagram above) is the temperature in degrees Celsius. In this example, the reported temperature is -14 degrees.

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



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Terms for using data resources. CD-ROM available.
Credits and Acknowledgments for WW2010.
Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

dew point