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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: OCT
                                          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  54  36  45 -11  20   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.9 25 300 466   66   0       31 280
 2  58  34  46  -9  19   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.7 17 300 569   81   M       21 300
 3  51  38  45 -10  20   0 0.21   0.0   0  1.5  9 120   0    0   M 1     11 120
 4  70  47  59   5   6   0    T   0.0   0  7.0 18 170 443   64   M 1 2   24 160
 5  74  49  62   8   3   0 0.18   0.0   0  8.4 17 300 523   76   M 1     21 290
 6  80  51  66  12   0   1 0.00   0.0   0  9.1 26 300 542   79   M       34 310
 7  73  45  59   6   6   0 0.00   0.0   0  0.9  9  70 522   76   M       11  70
 8  67  44  56   3   9   0 0.00   0.0   0  1.7 10 210 267   39   M 1     13 210
 9  77  48  63  10   2   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.7 17 160 495   73   M       22 160
10  73  53  63  11   2   0 0.01   0.0   0 12.7 25 300 516   76   M 1 8   30 300
11  60  39  50  -2  15   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.1 15  30 629   93   M       20  10
12  65  33  49  -2  16   0 0.00   0.0   0  1.4  9 190 626   93   M 1 2   13 160
13  67  37  52   1  13   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.1 14 160 616   92   M 1 2   20 170
14  65  54  60   9   5   0    T   0.0   0  9.0 16 170  43    7   M 1     20 170
15  54  49  52   2  13   0 0.35   0.0   0  6.9 11 310   0    0   M 1     15 340
16  57  33  45  -5  20   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.6 21  20 530   80   M       25  10
17  54  30  42  -8  23   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.9 10 320 591   97   M 1     14 320
18  55  31  43  -6  22   0 0.00   0.0   0  1.7  8  60 460   70   M 1     11  20
19  56  29  43  -6  22   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.0  9 340 503   77   M 1 2   11 340
20  61  30  46  -3  19   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.4 22 290 437   67   M 1 2   29 290
21  51  33  42  -6  23   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.1 21 290 451   70   M       25 300
22  46  32  39  -9  26   0    T     T   0 10.9 31 300 291   45   M       40 290
23  47  29  38 -10  27   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.8 22 250 343   53   M       28 270
24  51  36  44  -3  21   0    T   0.0   0  4.1  9 160 242   38   M       10 110
25  46  36  41  -6  24   0 0.53   0.0   0  5.2 14  10  75   12   0 1     17 350
26  46  25  36 -11  29   0 0.34     T   0  2.6  9  10 397   63   M 1     10  40
27  54  39  47   0  18   0 0.29   0.0   0  9.2 31 300 264   42   M 1     36 300
28  42  27  35 -11  30   0    T   0.0   0 12.4 29 290 176   28   M       36 280
29  49  27  38  -8  27   0    T   0.0   0  0.0  5 200 177   28   M        5 200
30  57  32  45  -1  20   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.8 15 300 548   88   M 1     20 290
31  60  28  44  -1  21   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.4 22 160 505   81   M 1 2   26 190
===============================================================================
Sm 1820 1154       521   1  1.91    T    183.2        12247      M
===============================================================================
Av 58.7 37.2                               5.9 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    31 300 20478 60           40  290
===============================================================================
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:   OCT
                                          Year:    1997

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

Average Monthly: 48.0   Total for Month:   1.91    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -2.2   Dptr fm normal:   -0.92    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    80 on  6    Grtst 24hr 0.63 on 26-7        TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     25 on 26                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month: T   Inches    5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr      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:  7
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  6
Min 32 or below: 11     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   521    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal    63    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total   687    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal    76

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     1
Dptr fm normal     1    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   474    Highest SLP 30.44  on 11
Dptr fm normal   -33    Lowest  SLP 29.45  on 27