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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: Sept. 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  79  62  71   5   0   6 0.49   0.0   0  2.6 10 320 406   51   M 1     13 310
 2  85  60  73   7   0   8    T   0.0   0  4.5 14 260 410   52   M 1 8   16 260
 3  71  53  62  -3   3   0 0.16   0.0   0 12.3 24 300 326   42   M 1     30 300
 4  66  47  57  -8   8   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.3 18 300 508   65   M       23 300
 5  74  44  59  -6   6   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.7 22 290 550   71   M       30 300
 6  70  50  60  -5   5   0 0.08   0.0   0  4.5  9 160 192   25   M       11 110
 7  78  60  69   5   0   4 0.01   0.0   0  5.3 14 340 216   28   M 8 1   17  10
 8  73  57  65   1   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.6 13 360 422   55   M       15  10
 9  75  51  63  -1   2   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.3  9  70 450   59   M       14 200
10  73  50  62  -1   3   0    T   0.0   0  3.9 14 150 271   35   M 1 2   17 130
11  69  63  66   3   0   1 1.53   0.0   0  3.0 11 240   0    0   M 1     15 190
12  78  59  69   6   0   4 0.01   0.0   0  5.1 10 170 389   51   M 1     14 170
13  74  57  66   4   0   1    T   0.0   0  5.3 16 290 192   25   M 1     21 290
14  77  60  69   7   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  5.2 13 260 431   57   M       15 250
15  75  53  64   2   1   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.1 16 280 425   57   M       20 280
16  75  54  65   3   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.5 15 280 448   60   M 1 8   18 280
17  74  47  61   0   4   0 0.31   0.0   0  6.3 16 180 460   62   M 1 3   23 180
18  77  53  65   4   0   0 0.01   0.0   0  4.6 11 300 582   79   M 1 3   15 150
19  77  50  64   4   1   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.8 14 190 555   75   M 1     17 180
20  76  49  63   4   2   0 0.27   0.0   0 10.7 26 280  23    3   M 1 3   31 280
21  58  38  48 -11  17   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.8 24 280 637   87   M       30 300
22  65  36  51  -8  14   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.7 14 180 669   92   M       17 170
23  61  45  53  -6  12   0    T   0.0   0  7.2 20 260  15    2   M       25 250
24  59  35  47 -11  18   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.2 16 280 671   93   M       20 250
25  64  42  53  -5  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.3 16 180 416   58   M       22 180
26  67  49  58   0   7   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.0 25 270 434   60   M       30 270
27  63  39  51  -6  14   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.7  9  30 715  100   M 1     13 350
28  66  38  52  -5  13   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.3 15 160 389   55   M 1 2   20 170
29  65  55  60   4   5   0 1.15   0.0   0  8.3 34 270 201   28   M 1     48 250
30  65  54  60   4   5   0 0.08   0.0   0 10.0 26 260 227   32   M 1     32 260
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Sm 2128 1510       152  28  4.10    0    186.1        11630      M
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Av 70.9 50.3                               6.2 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    34 270 22380 52           48  250
===============================================================================
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:   SEP
                                          Year:    1997

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

Average Monthly: 60.6   Total for Month:   4.10    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -0.7   Dptr fm normal:    1.15    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    85 on  2    Grtst 24hr 1.54 on 11-12       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     35 on 24                               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:  0     0.50 inch or more:  2
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  2

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   152    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal    11    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total   166    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal    13

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.    28
Dptr fm normal    -2    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   473    Highest SLP 30.33  on 22
Dptr fm normal   -34    Lowest  SLP 29.21  on 29

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SEP CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY               
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY
             
 109 AM EDT WED OCT 01 1997


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 60.6   OR 0.7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 70.9
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 50.3
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  85 ON DAY  2
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  35 ON DAY 24

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   152       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........  28
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    11       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  -2
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).   166       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 473
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    13       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... -34


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   4.10  OR   1.15 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  24.80  OR   2.38 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  1.54 INCHES ON DAY(S) 11-12
                              ..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 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  0
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  2          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.33  INCHES ON DAY 22
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.21  INCHES ON DAY 29
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  6.2 MPH
THE FASTEST TWO-MINUTE WIND WAS...   34 MPH FROM 270 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   48 FROM 250 DEGREES

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