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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:   MAR
                                          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
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 1  43  24  34   6  31   0    T   0.0   0  8.9 22 170   0    0   M 1     30 180
 2  52  35  44  15  21   0 0.07   0.0   0 15.6 37 290   7    1   M 1     44 300
 3  36  29  33   4  32   0    T     T   0  8.9 18 280  10    1   M       23 280
 4  37  26  32   3  33   0 0.01   0.1   T  6.4 18 170  37    5   M 1     23 190
 5  44  31  38   8  27   0 0.36   0.0   0  7.6 17 190  22    3   M 1 8   23 190
 6  40  30  35   5  30   0 0.25     T   0 20.3 46 300  98   14   M 1     56 270
 7  31  18  25  -6  40   0    T     T   0 16.8 36 300 408   59   M 8     44 280
 8  32  18  25  -6  40   0 0.21   2.6   2  6.6 16  30   0    0   M 1     21  20
 9  32  13  23  -8  42   0    T     T   T  7.3 23 150 622   89   M       32 150
10  45  26  36   4  29   0 0.20   1.8   0 12.2 29 270 365   52   M 1     36 150
11  42  27  35   3  30   0 0.04   0.8   0  7.9 25 290  53    8   M 1     31 290
12  36  22  29  -4  36   0    T     T   0 16.2 36 310 556   79   M       45 290
13  31  14  23 -10  42   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.2 21 280 693   98   M       25 280
14  32  16  24  -9  41   0 0.46   2.8   2  7.3 17 160   0    0   M 1 5   22 160
15  37  22  30  -4  35   0    T     T   2 17.5 33 290 528   74   M 1 8   44 290
16  26  17  22 -12  43   0 0.01   0.2   2 14.1 33 270 466   65   M 1     43 270
17  43  11  27  -8  38   0 0.00   0.0   2  9.9 23 300 242   34   M       30 310
18  41  26  34  -1  31   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.0 21 310 644   89   M       28 310
19  40  19  30  -6  35   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.3  6 150 617   85   M        7 160
20  39  28  34  -2  31   0 0.08   0.7   T  7.5 24 290 268   37   M       29 280
21  44  24  34  -2  31   0 0.16     T   0  7.7 20 170 374   51   M 1     25 160
22  40  23  32  -5  33   0 0.09     T   0 10.5 26 300  27    4   M       34 290
23  30  17  24 -13  41   0 0.00   0.0   0 14.2 24 280 710   96   M       30 280
24  38  16  27 -11  38   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.4 21 320 741  100   M       24 330
25  43  19  31  -7  34   0 0.06     T   0 10.1 24 170 210   28   M 1     36 160
26  45  37  41   3  24   0 0.16   0.0   0 17.3 30 280 109   15   M       38 300
27  61  32  47   8  18   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.2 23 300 545   73   M       31 300
28  67  28  48   9  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.3 20 190 589   78   M       26 180
29  62  44  53  13  12   0 0.23   0.0   0  6.4 15 160 276   37   M       22 170
30  55  44  50  10  15   0    T   0.0   0 12.5 24 280 492   65   M       33 300
31  44  32  38  -2  27   0 2.02  14.6   0  9.5 21  20   0    0   M 1 2   25 010
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Sm 1288  768       977   0  4.41    23.6 329.2         9709      M
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Av 41.5 24.8                              10.6 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    46 300 22246 44           56  270
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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:   MAR
                                          Year:    1997

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

Average Monthly: 33.1   Total for Month:   4.41    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -1.2   Dptr fm normal:    1.48    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    67 on 28    Grtst 24hr 2.02 on 31          TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     11 on 17                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:  23.6 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 14.6 on 31      6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:  2 on 17     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:  7     0.01 inch or more: 16
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  9
Min 32 or below: 27     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  1

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   977    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal    25    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  5732    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -323

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     0    Highest SLP 30.70  on 9 
Dptr fm normal     0    Lowest  SLP 29.23  on 6 

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MAR CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 1216 AM EST TUE APR 01 1997


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 33.1   OR 1.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 41.5
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 24.8
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  67 ON DAY 28
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  11 ON DAY 17

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   977       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    25       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  5732       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -323       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   4.41  OR   1.48 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....   8.08  OR   0.52 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  2.02 INCHES ON DAY(S) 31   
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........  23.6
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   63.6
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  14.6 INCHES ON DAY(S) 31   

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 16          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  7
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  9          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 27
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.70  INCHES ON DAY 9 
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.23  INCHES ON DAY 6 
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS 10.6 MPH
THE FASTEST TWO-MINUTE WIND WAS...   46 MPH FROM 300 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   56 FROM 270 DEGREES

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