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Newark METAR 21 December

Old 23rd Dec 2018, 22:24
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Newark METAR 21 December

Flew into Newark KEWR on UAL17 at around 20:35Z (15:35 local) on 21 December in seat A last but one row at rear. First time I've flown in visibility low enough to be on finals full flap etc before I could see ground. Seemed to break cloud 20 seconds or less before touching down runway 22L. From my perspective as an enthusiast of 40+ years standing it was an interesting experience; nearest I've been to CATII/III.

Is there any way I can find out what cloud base, met visibility and RVR were?
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Old 23rd Dec 2018, 23:05
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METAR KEWR 212151Z 13006KT 1/4SM R04R/P6000FT BR OVC002 13/13
A2932 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 3/4 RAE2055 SLP927 P0000 T01280128
METAR KEWR 212051Z 08005KT 3SM -RA BR BKN003 OVC010 14/13
A2930 RMK AO2 RAB44 PRESFR SLP922 P0000 60001 T01390133 58013
METAR KEWR 211951Z VRB04KT 3SM BR BKN004 BKN015 OVC024 14/14
A2936 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 6 RAB00E28 SLP940 P0000 T01440139
At 20:51 UTC
Visibility: 3 St.Miles
Weather: Light rain, Mist
Clouds: Broken, at 300 feet
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Old 24th Dec 2018, 21:29
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Thanks for that. As I read it then visibility was up and down like proverbial fiddler's elbow - reference to 6000feet RVR at one point. That would be consistent with observation from terminal window while in immigration queue.
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Old 27th Dec 2018, 01:18
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Actually the RVR was better than 6000 feet. The "P" before the 6000 means more than 6000 feet even though the visibility was 1/4 mile. The time between breaking out of the clouds and landing is more a function of the cloud height than visibility. Descending 700 feet per minute 200 feet from cloud base to the ground goes by in about 20 seconds.
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