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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:   JAN
                                          YEAR:    1997

  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  19  -6   7 -15  58   0 0.03   0.3   3  5.2 20 170 154   28   M 1 7   25 170
 2  32  19  26   4  39   0 0.12   1.2   4  5.5 13 180  12    2   M 1     16 180
 3  46  32  39  17  26   0    T   0.0   3  8.9 18 290  12    2   M 1     23 290
 4  43  31  37  16  28   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.6 15 160  90   16   M       21 170
 5  50  36  43  22  22   0 0.05   0.0   0 10.8 20 160   0    0   M       25 170
 6  41  27  34  13  31   0    T     T   0 14.3 29 290  11    2   M       38 280
 7  31  21  26   5  39   0    T     T   0 16.2 32 300  53   10   M       43 280
 8  26  18  22   1  43   0 0.00   0.0   0 20.2 37 310 354   64   M       45 29

 9  23  12  18  -3  47   0 0.10   1.8   0  4.6 25 290   0    0   M 1     28 300
10  34  22  28   7  37   0 0.25   3.3   3  6.9 22 270  41    8   M 1     28 280
11  27  14  21   0  44   0    T     T   3  9.7 24 260 213   38   M       30 260
12  24  17  21   0  44   0    T     T   3 14.0 24 290 221   39   M       32 300
13  27  21  24   3  41   0    T     T   2 12.9 26 280  49    9   M       32 290
14  28  23  26   6  39   0    T     T   2 11.1 22 310 196   35   M 8     30 320
15  32  25  29   9  36   0    T     T   2  8.1 21 170 389   69   M       28 170
16  36  17  27   7  38   0 0.19   0.1   1 18.1 37 290 109   19   M 1     46 280
17  17   4  11  -9  54   0 0.01   0.4   T  0.0 26 300 333   59   M       33 290
18  12  -3   5 -15  60   0 0.00   0.0   T  9.8 23 290 374   57   M       29 290
19  15  -8   4 -16  61   0 0.00   0.0   T  5.1 11 160 364   64   M       14 180
20  28  12  20   0  45   0 0.01   0.2   T  8.9 18 320   0    0   M 1     25 320
21  28  15  22   2  43   0 0.00   0.0   T  7.2 17 310 481   84   M       22 310
22  45  25  35  15  30   0    T     T   T 13.8 22 170   1    0   M       30 160
23  44  11  28   8  37   0    T   0.0   0 13.3 23 010  16    3   M       30 010
24  28   5  17  -3  48   0 0.18   1.3   1  6.1 16 300  18    3   M 1     23 300
25  42  27  35  15  30   0 0.04     T   1  8.5 22 320   0    0   M       30 320
26  30  10  20   0  45   0 0.02   0.4   T 17.1 29 290 465   79   M       39 310
27  23   3  13  -7  52   0 0.23   2.7   0  6.3 17 180 342   58   M 1     23 150
28  35  13  24   4  41   0 0.36   4.1   6 12.0 36 290 212   36   M       47 300
29  20  10  15  -6  50   0    T     T   5 12.5 23 280 514   87   M       31 320
30  14   2   8 -13  57   0 0.00   0.0   4  5.6 10  10   0    0   M       11  1
31  35  13  24   3  41   0 0.08   0.9   4  7.4 18 180   2    0   M 1     24 190
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SM  935  468      1306   0  1.67    16.7 304.7         5077      M
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AV 30.2 15.1                               9.8 FASTST  PSBL  %   M    MAX(MPH)
                                 MISC ---->    37 290 17609 29           47  300
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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:   JAN
                                          YEAR:    1997

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 22.7   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   1.67    1 = FOG
DPTR FM NORMAL:   2.1   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -0.69    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
HIGHEST:    50 ON  5    GRTST 24HR .58  ON 27-28       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
LOWEST:     -8 ON 19                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        TOTAL MONTH:  16.7 INCHES  5 = HAIL
                        GRTST 24HR 6.8  ON 27-28   6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        GRTST DEPTH:   6 ON 2      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: 20     0.01 INCH OR MORE: 14
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:  0     0.10 INCH OR MORE:  6
MIN 32 OR BELOW: 30     0.50 INCH OR MORE:  0
MIN  0 OR BELOW:  3     1.00 INCH OR MORE:  0

[HDD (BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.  1306    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   M
DPTR FM NORMAL   -70    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)   M
SEASONAL TOTAL  3794    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  M
DPTR FM NORMAL  -147

[CDD  BASE 65) ]
TOTAL THIS MO.     0
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    [PRESSURE DATA]
SEASONAL TOTAL     0    HIGHEST SLP 30.77  ON 27
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    LOWEST  SLP 29.23  ON 10

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