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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: AUG
                                          Year:  1998

  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  78  49  64  -8   1   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.2  9 340 825   96   M       13  NE
 2  82  53  68  -4   0   3 0.00   0.0   0  2.3 11 270 829   96   M       16   W
 3  85  55  70  -2   0   5 0.00   0.0   0  2.1  9 200 812   94   M       11  SW
 4  85  62  74   2   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  2.7  8 270 771   89   M 1     10   W
 5  83  65  74   2   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  1.7  9 210 179   21   M 1 8   10  SW
 6  82  66  74   3   0   9    T   0.0   0  3.4 13 200  30    4   M 1 8   15  SW
 7  83  69  76   5   0  11    T   0.0   0  4.3 12 170 458   54   M 1 8   16 SSE
 8  88  65  77   6   0  12 0.00   0.0   0  7.4 17 190 804   95   M       21 SSE
 9  88  67  78   7   0  13 0.00   0.0   0  8.7 21 160 748   88   M 1     25 SSW
10  84  71  78   7   0  13 0.10   0.0   0 10.4 23 160 686   81   M 3 1 8 26 SSW
11  83  64  74   3   0   9 0.32   0.0   0  5.5 22 350 261   31   M 1 3   28  NW
12  77  60  69  -2   0   4    T   0.0   0  8.0 17  30 438   52   M       24  NE
13  76  54  65  -5   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.6 10  60 756   90   M       11  NE
14  81  57  69  -1   0   4    T   0.0   0  7.9 16 180 409   49   M 1     22  19
15  80  65  73   3   0   8 0.37   0.0   0  5.8 33 360 188   23   M 1 8 3 38   N
16  85  64  75   5   0  10 0.00   0.0   0  3.4  9  20   0    0   M 1 8   14   S
17  79  67  73   3   0   8 0.05   0.0   0  4.9 12 170   0    0   M 1     16 SSE
18  79  59  69  -1   0   4 0.07   0.0   0  7.7 20  10  43    5   M 1 2 8 27   N
19  71  50  61  -9   4   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.9 17  20 790   96   M       23   N
20  75  45  60  -9   5   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.1 10 270 767   93   M 1     14 WNW
21  80  56  68   0   0   3 0.01   0.0   0  4.1 10 240 463   56   M       16   W
22  83  59  71   3   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  2.4 10 210 716   88   M 1 2   11  21
23  79  63  71   3   0   6 0.45   0.0   0  4.8 26 290  60    7   M 8 3 1 31  29
24  89  65  77   9   0  12 0.23   0.0   0  6.9 22 230 429   53   M 1 3 8 29 WSW
25  84  64  74   6   0   9 0.38   0.0   0  5.4 22 330 392   48   M 1 3 8 25 NNW
26  86  66  76   8   0  11 0.00   0.0   0  5.5 14 290 456   57   M 1     16  NW
27  84  61  73   6   0   8 0.00   0.0   0  3.1 11  30 686   85   M       13  36
28  85  60  73   6   0   8 0.00   0.0   0  3.5 10  40 804  100   M 1     13  01
29  74  59  67   0   0   2 0.04   0.0   0  1.2  9 330 232   29   M 1 8   10 NNW
30  81  62  72   5   0   7 0.05   0.0   0  6.0 18 290 628   79   M 1 8   23  NW
31  79  57  68   2   0   3 0.14   0.0   0  5.8 22 280 621   78   M 1     26   W
===============================================================================
Sm 2528 1879        10 206  2.21    0    149.7        15281      M
===============================================================================
Av 81.5 60.6                               4.8 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    33 360 25787 59           38  N 
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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:   AUG
                                          Year:    1998

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

Average Monthly: 71.0   Total for Month:   2.21    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   1.4   Dptr fm normal:   -1.26    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    89 on 24    Grtst 24hr .68  on 23 24       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     45 on 20                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month: 0   Inches    5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 0    on 0       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:  0
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.    10    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal    -2    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total    12    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal     0

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   206
Dptr fm normal    51    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   573    Highest SLP 30.40  on 8
Dptr fm normal    96    Lowest  SLP 29.65  on 24

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AUG CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY               
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY               
 833 AM EDT TUE SEP 01 1998


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 71.0   OR 1.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 81.5
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 60.6
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  89 ON DAY 24
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  45 ON DAY 20

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........    10       MONTHLY TOTAL .......... 206
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    -2       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  51
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).    12       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 573
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....     0       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  96


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.21  OR   1.26 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  30.16  OR   5.93 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  .68  INCHES ON DAY(S) 23 24
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   0.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........     0
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  0    INCHES ON DAY(S) 0   

                         ..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  0          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 30.40  INCHES ON DAY 8
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.65  INCHES ON DAY 24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  4.8 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   33 MPH FROM 360 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   38 FROM THE N 

REMARKS...

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Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6)