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Architect’s Handbook of Formulas, Tables, and Mathematical Calculations by David Kent Ballast

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Chapter 3E. Climate

Climatic Data for Selected Cities in the U.S.

Basic climatic data is needed for a wide variety of applications. Values for temperatures, rainfall, snow, and wind are required for initial site analysis. Other information is useful for heat loss calculations, passive solar design, and daylighting. The following table summarizes most of the climate information you need on a day-to-day basis for a wide spectrum of locations across the United States. Refer to Table 3.12 for additional data.

Table 3E-1. Climatic Data for Selected Cities in the United States

STATION NO. 13876

Birmingham, Alabama

LATITUDE: 33° 34′N

LONGITUDE: 86° 45′W

ELEVATION: 192 meters (629.8 feet)

 

Maximum Daily Temp. °F

Minimum Daily Temp. °F

Average Monthly Temp. °F ...

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