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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:   MAY
                                          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  69  47  58   6   7   0 0.10   0.0   0 13.6 32 220 265   31   M 3     40 230
 2  59  41  50  -3  15   0 0.00   0.0   0 14.9 34 280 654   77   M       39 290
 3  57  42  50  -3  15   0 0.76   0.0   0  7.7 21 130  17    2   M 1 3   29 140
 4  55  38  47  -6  18   0 0.01   0.0   0 13.8 28 310 332   40   0       39 310
 5  64  31  48  -6  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.8 17 170 753   88   M       28 300
 6  63  41  52  -2  13   0 0.24   0.0   0 16.4 31 270 238   28   0 1 3   36 290
 7  50  37  44 -11  21   0    T   0.0   0 17.3 30 310 452   53   M       38 310
 8  61  36  49  -6  16   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.8 20 280 822   95   M       22 260
 9  62  47  55   0  10   0 0.39   0.0   0  7.6 21 270 289   33   M 1 3   25 270
10  52  45  49  -7  16   0    T   0.0   0 13.3 24 290  32    4   M       29 300
11  63  43  53  -3  12   0 0.00   0.0   0 14.0 30 280 729   84   M       37 280
12  76  49  63   7   2   0 0.04   0.0   0 10.7 30 290 288   33   M       39 240
13  61  45  53  -3  12   0 0.02   0.0   0  4.6 16 290 130   15   M       21 270
14  68  39  54  -3  11   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.0 17 270 430   49   M 1     21 240
15  72  48  60   2   5   0    T   0.0   0  9.9 29 310 473   54   M       33 310
16  53  43  48 -10  17   0 0.03   0.0   0 13.1 36 290 305   35   M       44 280
17  54  40  47 -11  18   0 0.04   0.0   0  7.7 20 280   9    1   M 1     23 280
18  65  34  50  -8  15   0    T   0.0   0  6.6 15 290 632   72   M       20 290
19  63  52  58  -1   7   0 0.79   0.0   0  6.4 16 310   0    0   M 1 3   20 310
20  61  44  53  -6  12   0    T   0.0   0 16.1 29 290 650   73   M 1     37 290
21  57  43  50  -9  15   0 0.00   0.0   0 17.5 30 300   0    0   M       37 300
22  57  43  50 -10  15   0    T   0.0   0 19.1 36 300 238   27   M       47 310
23  65  42  54  -6  11   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.7 22 290 714   80   M       28 270
24  74  47  61   1   4   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.2 16 290 608   68   M       17 280
25  63  56  60  -1   5   0 0.03   0.0   0  5.1 13 180   0    0   M       17 190
26  65  45  55  -6  10   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.3 23  40 835   93   M       31  50
27  66  37  52  -9  13   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.4 15 360 872   97   M       20 360
28  76  38  57  -5   8   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.3 09 140 901  100   M       11 060
29  75  47  61  -1   4   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.5 18 170 490   54   M       28 200
30  64  53  59  -3   6   0 0.15   0.0   0  9.4 20 180  50    5   M 1     28 180
31  78  58  68   5   0   3    T   0.0   0  6.4 11  40 462   51   M       17 180
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Sm 1968 1351       350   3  2.60    0    314.2        12670      M
===============================================================================
Av 63.5 43.6                              10.1 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    36 300 27238 47           47  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:   MAY
                                          Year:    1997

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

Average Monthly: 53.5   Total for Month:   2.60    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -4.1   Dptr fm normal:   -0.81    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    78 on 31    Grtst 24hr 0.79 on 19 20       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     31 on  5                               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: 12
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  6
Min 32 or below:  1     0.50 inch or more:  2
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   350    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   103    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  6698    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -162

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     3
Dptr fm normal   -15    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     3    Highest SLP 30.46  on 28
Dptr fm normal   -15    Lowest  SLP 29.33  on 1 

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MAY CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY
              
 348 AM EDT SUN JUN 01 1997


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 53.5   OR 4.1 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 63.5
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 43.6
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  78 ON DAY 31
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  31 ON DAY  5

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   350       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   3
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   103       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... -15
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  6698       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)   3
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -162       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... -15


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.60  OR   0.81 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  12.98  OR   0.98 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  0.79 INCHES ON DAY(S) 19 20
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   0.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   66.6
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  0    INCHES ON DAY(S)      

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 12          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  6          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  2          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER  1
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.46  INCHES ON DAY 28
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.33  INCHES ON DAY 1 
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS 10.1 MPH
THE FASTEST TWO-MINUTE WIND WAS...   36 MPH FROM 300 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   47 FROM 310 DEGREES

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