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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:   JAN
                                          Year:    1998

  Temperature in F :        :Pcpn   :Snow:  Wind     :Sunshine: Sky     :Pk Wnd
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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  26  -7  10 -12  55   0    T     T   2  8.7 22 180 405   74   M 8     29 180
 2  40  26  33  11  32   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.0 18 170 258   47   M       22 160
 3  53  37  45  23  20   0 0.04   0.0   T  7.2 15 180 338   62   M       17 190
 4  45  28  37  16  28   0 0.24   0.0   T  5.0 16  20   0    0   M 1     21 010
 5  42  30  36  15  29   0 0.02   0.0   0 10.3 18 170   0    0   M 1     23 180
 6  54  41  48  27  17   0 0.16   0.0   0  6.0 15 180   8    1   M 1     21 170
 7  46  36  41  20  24   0 0.45   0.0   0  3.1 10  60   0    0   M 1     11  60
 8  40  35  38  17  27   0 0.72   0.0   0  4.7 13  20   0    0   M 1     14  10
 9  43  35  39  18  26   0 0.34   0.0   0  5.4 21 260   0    0   M 1 2 3 25 250
10  44  32  38  17  27   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.2 14 320 192   35   M       16 170
11  39  26  33  12  32   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.6 17 330 499   90   M       21 320
12  34  18  26   5  39   0    T     T   0  5.3 17 170 508   91   M 5     22 170
13  41  23  32  11  33   0 0.05     T   0 18.4 31 290   6    1   M 1     39 290
14  25  14  20   0  45   0 0.01   0.1   T 12.1 26 300 498   89   M 1     33 310
15  22  12  17  -3  48   0 0.06   0.1   0  6.3 11  10   0    0   M 1     13 360
16  28  22  25   5  40   0 0.56   4.7   5  9.6 17  10  31    6   M 1 8   21 360
17  24  18  21   1  44   0    T     T   4  7.4 13  10 356   63   M       17 360
18  30  18  24   4  41   0 0.08   1.2   4  1.9  7 350  33    6   M 1      8 160
19  33  28  31  11  34   0 0.03   1.0   4  3.9 10 150  60   11   M 1     13 160
20  34  25  30  10  35   0 0.03   0.4   4  6.7 18 310 266   46   M 1 8   21 310
21  30  15  23   3  42   0 0.00   0.0   3  9.1 16 270 395   69   M 8     18 280
22  22  12  17  -3  48   0 0.00   0.0   4  9.2 16  30 394   68   M       20  30
23  31  11  21   1  44   0 0.83   4.8   4  5.0 11 360   0    0   M 1 2   13 340
24  35  31  33  13  32   0 0.05     T   6  5.6 13 350   0    0   M 1     16 350
25  32  24  28   8  37   0 0.03   0.5   6 13.1 31 300 187   32   M       39 310
26  30   9  20   0  45   0    T     T   6  6.8 13 280 522   89   M       16 270
27  23   4  14  -6  51   0 0.00   0.0   6  3.5 10 340 189   32   M       11 330
28  34  19  27   7  38   0 0.00   0.0   5  5.4 14  20  80   14   M       16  20
29  41  19  30   9  35   0 0.00   0.0   5  3.5 11 330 513   87   M 8     14 360
30  37  30  34  13  31   0 0.09   0.5   5  4.8 17 300   0    0   M 8 1   20 280
31  38  25  32  11  33   0 0.01   0.2   5  7.1 20 300 208   35   M 1     24 300
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Sm 1096  696      1112   0  3.80    13.5 217.9         5946      M
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Av 35.4  22.5                               7.0 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    31 300  17609 34           39  310
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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:   JAN
                                          Year:    1998

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

Average Monthly: 28.9   Total for Month:   3.80    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   8.3   Dptr fm normal:    1.44    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    54 on  6    Grtst 24hr 1.03 on 7 8         TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     -7 on  1                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:  13.5 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 4.8  on 23      6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   6 on 24     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:  12    0.01 inch or more:  19
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  7
Min 32 or below:  26    0.50 inch or more:  3
Min  0 or below:  1     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.  1112    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal  -264    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  3753    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -188

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     0    Highest SLP 30.60  on 23
Dptr fm normal     0    Lowest  SLP 29.54  on 9 

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