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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: October
                                          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
===============================================================================

 1  64  37  51  -5  14   0 0.18   0.0   0 12.6 39 280 524   74   M 1     53  NW
 2  59  35  47  -8  18   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.4 28 280 357   51   M 1     40   W
 3  56  41  49  -6  16   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.0 17 320  99   14   M 1     21  NW
 4  62  34  48  -6  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  0.6  7 250 696  100   M 1      9  SW
 5  62  32  47  -7  18   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.6 13  10 631   91   M 1 2   18   N
 6  57  37  47  -7  18   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.9 16  20 690  100   M       21   N
 7  57  36  47  -6  18   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.1 24 170   9    1   M       32   S
 8  63  56  60   7   5   0 0.68   0.0   0  8.4 18  10   0    0   M 1     25   N
 9  58  52  55   2  10   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.1 16  10   0    0   M M     21   N
10  58  53  56   4   9   0 2.22   0.0   0  7.4 16 340   0    0   M 1     20 NNW
11  60  52  56   4   9   0 0.14   0.0   0  6.6 13 200   2    0   M 1     15   N
12  58  47  53   2  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.2 13 300  57    8   M 1     15   S
13  63  50  57   6   8   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.7 18 160 286   43   M       25   S
14  61  43  52   1  13   0 0.65   0.0   0  5.5 18 160  92   14   M 1     23   S
15  57  45  51   1  14   0 0.02   0.0   0  9.2 24 280 144   22   M       31   W
16  63  42  53   3  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.4 16 300 338   51   M       20  NW
17  60  36  48  -2  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.4 13 170 288   44   M 1     14 SSE
18  74  50  62  13   3   0    T   0.0   0  9.9 17 160 456   70   M       25   S
19  66  43  55   6  10   0    T   0.0   0 12.3 24 270 222   34   M       30   W
20  59  40  50   1  15   0 0.02   0.0   0  8.8 28 290 243   37   M       37  NW
21  53  33  43  -5  22   0 0.01   0.0   0  8.6 26 270 240   37   M       32  NW
22  52  35  44  -4  21   0    T   0.0   0 12.0 23 290 241   37   M       28  NW
23  62  36  49   1  16   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.1 20 310 513   80   M       24   W
24  71  36  54   7  11   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.3 18 300 640  100   M       22  NW
25  67  41  54   7  11   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.6 20 290 521   82   M       24 WNW
26  58  37  48   1  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.1  9 150 552   87   M       11 ESE
27  57  48  53   6  12   0 0.02   0.0   0  9.9 17 180 200   32   M       22   S
28  56  47  52   6  13   0 0.20   0.0   0  9.2 21 170  86   14   M 1 2   25   S
29  52  43  48   2  17   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.9 24 310 160   26   M       30  NW
30  52  37  45  -1  20   0 0.00   0.0   0 14.5 28 290 550   88   M       31 WNW
31  53  39  46   1  19   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.8 16 310 119   19   M       20  31
===============================================================================
Sm 1850 1293       435   0  4.14    0    250.1         8956      M
===============================================================================
Av 59.7 41.7                               8.1 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    39 280 20475 44           53  NW
===============================================================================
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:    1998

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

Average Monthly: 50.7   Total for Month:   4.14    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   0.5   Dptr fm normal:    1.31    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    74 on 18    Grtst 24hr 2.24 on 10 11       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     32 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: 10
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  6
Min 32 or below:  1     0.50 inch or more:  3
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  1

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   435    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -23    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total   546    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal   -65

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   627    Highest SLP 30.58  on 6
Dptr fm normal   120    Lowest  SLP 29.57  on 1