METEOROLOGY FLIGHT PLANNING
Aviation Routine Weather Reports (METAR)
Use Figure 1-39 for questions 1-6, as well as any other figures needed from the chapter.
KLEX 0359Z 19004KT 7SM BKN250 22/20 A3020 RMK SLP220
KPAH 0358Z 09008KT 15SM -RA BKN011 OVC060 22/20 A3007 RMK CB OVHD MOVG E SLP178
KAND 0357Z 09005KT 060V140 12SM SCT050 BKN250 30/22 A3015 RMK SLP204
KCAE 0356Z 00000KT 10SM FEW000 FEW050 SCT300 25/20 A3013 RMK CB N LTGIC SLP201
KAVL 0458Z 12004KT 2SM BR HZ SCT000 SCT060 BKN080 21/20 A3028 RMK FG HZ SCT000
KRDU 0456Z 13008KT 2SM HZ SCT000 24/22 A3017 RMK HZ SCT000 SLP208
Figure 1-39 METAR
The report for Anderson (AND) indicates______________________.
broken clouds at 25,000 feet
the altimeter setting is 29.05 inches of mercury
the wind is 200° at 40 miles per hour
broken clouds at 5000 feet
The report for Lexington (LEX) indicates______________________.
the ceiling is reported at 25,000 feet
the wind is from the south at 40 miles per hour
the station pressure reduced to sea level is 922.0 mb
The report for Paducah (PAH) indicates_________________________.
the ceiling is 6000 feet
the overcast is measured at 1100 feet
the altimeter setting is 30.07 inches of mercury
it is snowing
The report for Columbia (CAE) indicates__________________________.
over 15 statute miles visibility
there is no ceiling
a mistake in the dew point
a pilot would prefer to approach this station from the north
AVIATION ROUTINE WEATHER REPORTS AND TERMINAL AERODROME