Questions on details of History Query Call

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What data sources does the history query if i query a city?

For example, in the San Francisco example that you provide, how does it pull the data? Does it use averages across all the stations within what is defined as San Fran? I read in another question that it might go after airport data. Is that correct?
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If you search by a location other than PWS it will give you data from a location, if you search by PWS: you will get history from that PWS.  

You can tell if it is an airport because there will be a key called metar in the observation, if it is a PWS there will be a softwaretype key