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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:   APR
                                          Year:    1997

  Temperature in F :        :Pcpn   :Snow:  Wind     :Sunshine: Sky     :Pk Wnd
===================================== Columns =================================
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
===============================================================================

 1  43  26  35  -6  30   0 0.06   0.7  11 11.6 18  10 733   96   M       23 360
 2  49  31  40  -1  25   0 0.00   0.0   5  9.2 17  40 767  100   M       21 040
 3  56  23  40  -2  25   0 0.00   0.0   2  3.7  9 260 738   96   M       13 340
 4  58  39  49   7  16   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.5 24 290 773  100   M 8     31 290
 5  63  32  48   6  17   0    T   0.0   0  6.1 18 160 644   83   M       26 160
 6  61  43  52   9  13   0 0.06   0.0   0 13.4 20 190 447   57   M       29 190
 7  62  35  49   6  16   0 0.00   0.0   0 13.5 30 300 643   82   M       36 310
 8  41  28  35  -8  30   0    T     T   0 14.8 29 300 591   75   M 1     39 310
 9  36  20  28 -16  37   0    T     T   T 17.6 29 300 742   94   M 1     34 280
10  44  22  33 -11  32   0 0.00   0.0   0 14.3 24 280 790  100   M       30 290
11  48  24  36  -9  29   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.2 18 300 694   88   M       23 290
12  53  35  44  -1  21   0 0.42   0.0   0  3.6 15 140 218   27   M 1     21 130
13  54  37  46   1  19   0    T   0.0   0  9.7 23 300  95   12   M 1 2   31 280
14  49  33  41  -5  24   0 0.00   0.0   0 16.0 24 290 801  100   M       31 290
15  56  25  41  -5  24   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.6 16 290 803  100   M       21 300
16  64  28  46  -1  19   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.5 18 300 707   88   M       21 300
17  52  42  47   0  18   0 0.03   0.0   0  5.9 18  10  13    2   M 1     23  20
18  41  32  37 -10  28   0 0.87   1.9   0  9.4 15 320   0    0   M 1     20 320
19  43  32  38 -10  27   0 0.16   0.4   T  7.3 14 300   0    0   M 1     17 290
20  54  29  42  -6  23   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.3 18 280 644   79   M 1     23 290
21  58  30  44  -5  21   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.3  8 280 621   76   M 1     10 280
22  63  35  49   0  16   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.2 14  20 443   54   M       16  30
23  62  38  50   1  15   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.5 16 100 625   76   M       21  90
24  57  43  50   0  15   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.4 17  50 322   39   M       22  30
25  58  42  50   0  15   0    T   0.0   0  2.6 17 340 277   33   M       20 340
26  64  41  53   3  12   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.3 23 270 643   77   M       26 280
27  65  34  50  -1  15   0 0.06   0.0   0  6.1 18 160 590   71   M       26 160
28  51  45  48  -3  17   0 0.64   0.0   0  9.7 23 290   1    0   M 1     32 300
29  66  43  55   3  10   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.1 20 300 776   92   M       25 320
30  76  39  58   6   7   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.2 18 170 774   92   M       25 170
===============================================================================
Sm 1647 1006       616   0  2.30     3.0 254.1        15915      M
===============================================================================
Av 54.9 33.5                               8.5 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    30 300 24005 66           39  310
===============================================================================
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:   APR
                                          Year:    1997

[Temperature Data]      [Precipitation Data]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16

Average Monthly: 44.2   Total for Month:   2.30    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -2.2   Dptr fm normal:   -0.69    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    76 on 30    Grtst 24hr 0.93 on 18-19       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     20 on  9                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:   3.0 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 2.3  on 18-19   6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:  11 on 1      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:  0     0.01 inch or more:  8
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  4
Min 32 or below: 14     0.50 inch or more:  2
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   616    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal    58    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  6348    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -265

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     0    Highest SLP 30.36  on 11
Dptr fm normal     0    Lowest  SLP 29.35  on 18

===============================================================================
APR CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY
              
 146 AM EDT THU MAY 01 1997


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 44.2   OR 2.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 54.9
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 33.5
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  76 ON DAY 30
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  20 ON DAY  9

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   616       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    58       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  6348       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -265       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.30  OR   0.69 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  10.38  OR   0.17 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  0.93 INCHES ON DAY(S) 18-19
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   3.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   66.6
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  2.3  INCHES ON DAY(S) 18-19

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE  8          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  4          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  2          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 14
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


SKY CONDITION.........             SEA LEVEL PRESSURE............

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.36  INCHES ON DAY 11
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.35  INCHES ON DAY 18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

WIND DATA.............

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  8.5 MPH
THE FASTEST TWO-MINUTE WIND WAS...   30 MPH FROM 300 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   39 FROM 310 DEGREES

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