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Preliminary Local Climatological Data for Albany, NY

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      Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6)

                                                    
 		Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:   DEC
                                          YEAR:    1996

  TEMPERATURE IN F :        :PCPN   :SNOW:  WIND     :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND
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1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH AVG SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
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 1  58  38  48  15  17   0 0.24   0.0   0 14.7 32 160   0    0   M 1     44 170
 2  57  32  45  13  20   0 1.27     T   0 10.5 29 300  16    3   M 1     39 290
 3  43  32  38   6  27   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.6 13 180 317   57   M       16 180
 4  40  35  38   7  27   0 0.03   0.0   0  4.3  9  20   0    0   M 1     13 170
 5  39  31  35   4  30   0    T   0.0   0  4.4 11 150 103   19   M 1     15 160
 6  39  32  36   6  29   0 0.64   2.3   T  4.7 13 140   8    1   M 1     16 140
 7  34  32  33   3  32   0 0.55   3.6   1  4.8 14 160   0    0   M 1     17 170
 8  39  21  30   1  35   0 0.42   2.0   6  5.2 21 280  88   16   M 1 2   23 27
 9  37  19  28  -1  37   0 0.00   0.0   3  4.6 17 280 259   47   M 1 2 8 20 280
10  35  24  30   2  35   0 0.00   0.0   3  5.6 10 170  33    6   M       16 170
11  39  33  36   8  29   0 0.07   0.0   2  3.5 09 170  93   17   M 1     11 080
12  37  33  35   8  30   0 0.39   0.0   2  2.4 10  20   0    0   M 1     13  10
13  40  34  37  10  28   0 0.08   0.0   T  4.5 13 180   0    0   M 1     17 170
14  36  34  35   8  30   0 0.33   0.0   0  5.2  8 320   0    0   M 1      9 310
15  40  34  37  11  28   0    T   0.0   0  0.0  9 200   0    0   0       11 200
16  40  37  39  13  26   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.8 18 160   0    0   M       20 190
17  50  38  44  18  21   0 0.06   0.0   0  5.3 15 190   0    0   M 1     20 190
18  47  40  44  19  21   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.5 10 180   0    0   M 1     13 170
19  41  26  34   9  31   0 0.19   0.7   1  7.4 26 310   0    0   M 1     36 310
20  26  17  22  -3  43   0    T     T   T 14.2 29 280 313   58   M 8 1   34 270
21  27  13  20  -4  45   0 0.00   0.0   T  5.8 14 260 340   63   M       17 180
22  34  24  29   5  36   0 0.00   0.0   T  8.0 14 160  14    2   M       20 170
23  41  26  34  10  31   0    T     T   0  6.4 17 170   0    0   M       24 160
24  49  34  42  18  23   0 0.16   0.0   0 14.7 29 300   0    0   M 1     36 300
25  34  21  28   5  37   0    T     T   0 13.8 33 300 296   54   M       43 290
26  32  16  24   1  41   0    T     T   0  8.6 20 170   0    0   M       25 170
27  38  26  32   9  33   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.2 15 180 173   32   M       18 180
28  44  27  36  13  29   0 0.01   0.0   0  9.5 20 170   0    0   M 1     26 170
29  48  41  45  23  20   0 0.31   0.0   0 11.2 20 170   0    0   M 1     26 280
30  42  20  31   9  34   0 0.00   0.0   0 14.6 25 290 242   44   M       32 280
31  20  -2   9 -13  56   0 0.25   2.5   0 11.5 20  20  79   14   M 1 8   24 01
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SM 1226  868       961   0  4.99    11.1 226.5         2374      M
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AV 39.5 28.0                               7.3 FASTST  PSBL  %   M    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->    33 300 16935 14           44  170
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NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES
COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.



PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION: ALBANY NY
                                          MONTH:   DEC
                                          YEAR:    1997

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 33.8   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   4.99    1 = FOG
DPTR FM NORMAL:   7.3   DPTR FM NORMAL:    2.06    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    58 ON  1    GRTST 24HR 1.39 ON 1-2         TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:     -2 ON 31                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:  11.1 INCHES  5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR 5.6  ON 7-8     6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        GRTST DEPTH:   6 ON 8      7 = BLOWING DUST OR SAND:
                                                       VSBY 1/2 MILE OR LESS
                                                   8 = SMOKE OR HAZE
[NO. OF DAYS WITH]      [WEATHER - DAYS WITH]      9 = BLOWING SNOW
                                                   X = TORNADO
MAX 32 OR BELOW:  4     0.01 INCH OR MORE: 16
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:  0     0.10 INCH OR MORE: 11
MIN 32 OR BELOW: 19     0.50 INCH OR MORE:  3
MIN  0 OR BELOW:  1     1.00 INCH OR MORE:  1

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.   961    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   M
DPTR FM NORMAL  -233    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)   M
SEASONAL TOTAL  2488    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  M
DPTR FM NORMAL   -77

[CDD  BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.     0
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    [PRESSURE DATA]
SEASONAL TOTAL   530    HIGHEST SLP 30.59  ON 31
DPTR FM NORMAL    23    LOWEST  SLP 29.51  ON 8

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