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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:   JUL
                                          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  87  60  74   3   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  7.1 16 190 787   86   M       22 170
 2  82  69  76   5   0  11 0.00   0.0   0  9.3 17 190 238   26   M       23 170
 3  82  69  76   5   0  11 0.01   0.0   0  9.9 25 180 374   40   M 8 1 3 32 190
 4  77  58  68  -3   0   3 0.03   0.0   0  9.9 23 270 246   27   M 1     26 270
 5  78  52  65  -6   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.5 20 310 820   90   M       23 310
 6  83  48  66  -5   0   1 0.00   0.0   0  3.3 13 200 842   92   M       18 230
 7  84  57  71  -1   0   6    T   0.0   0  6.0 16 330 517   57   M       20 320
 8  81  56  69  -3   0   4 0.36   0.0   0  4.6 24 260 629   69   M 3 1   29 260
 9  76  60  68  -4   0   3 0.30   0.0   0  6.9 14 360  43    5   M 1 8 3 20 150
10  79  55  67  -5   0   2 0.00   0.0   0  5.5 14 310 842   93   M       17 300
11  85  52  69  -3   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  6.3 16 310 862   75   M       20 260
12  86  54  70  -2   0   5 0.00   0.0   0  7.0 20 270 841   93   M       23 260
13  89  60  75   3   0  10 0.00   0.0   0  7.6 20 270 548   61   M       24 290
14  93  66  80   8   0  15 0.00   0.0   0  5.3 16 240 284   31   M       21 280
15  96  71  84  12   0  19 0.57   0.0   0  4.6 24 250 606   67   M 1 8 3 29 230
16  89  69  79   7   0  14 0.10   0.0   0  7.5 20 280 629   70   M 3 1   24 280
17  90  64  77   5   0  12 0.46   0.0   0  5.0 29 270 514   57   M 1 3   33 280
18  88  67  78   6   0  13 0.01   0.0   0  9.6 26 330 701   78   M 1     31 330
19  70  60  65  -7   0   0 0.00   0.0   0 13.1 26 290 331   37   M       31 290
20  78  50  64  -8   1   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.7 18 270 810   91   M       21 270
21  67  60  64  -9   1   0 0.13   0.0   0  3.1 13  10   7    1   M       15  10
22  80  58  69  -3   0   4 0.01   0.0   0  3.8 14  30 791   89   M 1 2   16  40
23  81  56  69  -3   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  4.3  9 180 851   96   M       13 130
24  70  57  64  -8   1   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.4  9 150 423   48   M       13 160
25  83  54  69  -3   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  5.4 14 330 826   93   M       17 350
26  86  52  69  -3   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  2.3  9 200 846   96   M 1     11 200
27  86  60  73   1   0   8 0.36   0.0   0  4.8 13 290 377   43   M 8 1   15 280
28  82  69  76   4   0  11    T   0.0   0  9.0 20 300 395   45   M 1     24 300
29  78  56  67  -5   0   2 0.00   0.0   0 10.1 21 310 815   93   M       25 300
30  82  47  65  -7   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.9 14 310 852   97   M       16 320
31  88  53  71  -1   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  6.0 20 270 833   96   M       26 260
===============================================================================
Sm 2556 1819         3 185  2.34    0    202.8        18480      M
===============================================================================
Av 82.5 58.7                               6.5 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    29 270 27835 66           33  280
===============================================================================
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:   JUL
                                          Year:    1997

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

Average Monthly: 70.6   Total for Month:   2.34    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -1.2   Dptr fm normal:   -0.84    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    96 on 15    Grtst 24hr .65  on 15-16       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     47 on 30                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month: 0   Inches    5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 0    on         6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   0 on -      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: 11
Max 90 or above:  3     0.10 inch or more:  6
Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

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

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   185
Dptr fm normal   -28    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   316    Highest SLP 30.27  on 24
Dptr fm normal    -6    Lowest  SLP 29.53  on 3

JUL CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY               
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY
             
 115 AM EDT FRI AUG 01 1997


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 70.6   OR 1.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 82.5
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 58.7
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  96 ON DAY 15
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  47 ON DAY 30

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........     3       MONTHLY TOTAL .......... 185
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....     3       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... -28
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).     3       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 316
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....     3       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  -6


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.34  OR   0.84 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  16.06  OR   4.70 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  .65  INCHES ON DAY(S) 15-16
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   0.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........     0
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  0    INCHES ON DAY(S)     

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 11          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  6          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  3
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.27  INCHES ON DAY 24
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.53  INCHES ON DAY 3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  6.5 MPH
THE FASTEST TWO-MINUTE WIND WAS...   29 MPH FROM 270 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   33 FROM 280 DEGREES

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