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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:    1999

  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  91  69  80   8   0  15 0.00   0.0   0 11.9 23 290 580   67   M 8 1   29 WNW
 2  84  59  72   0   0   7 0.00   0.0   0  6.9 21 290 673   78   M       25 WNW
 3  84  53  69  -3   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  6.0 20 280 690   80   M       25 WNW
 4  87  52  70  -2   0   5    T   0.0   0  5.9 23 170 556   64   M 3     29 SSE
 5  84  64  74   2   0   9    T   0.0   0  6.8 21 290 653   76   M 1     24  NW
 6  84  58  71   0   0   6 0.02   0.0   0  6.3 20 290 520   61   M       24 WNW
 7  79  54  67  -4   0   2 0.00   0.0   0  5.3 18 280 766   89   0       22  NW
 8  75  62  69  -2   0   4 0.12   0.0   0  6.5 18 310  95   11   M 1 8   24  NW
 9  74  55  65  -6   0   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.3 25 290 765   90   M       29 WNW
10  74  51  63  -8   2   0    T   0.0   0  3.3 16 270 356   42   M       20   W
11  77  60  69  -2   0   4 0.01   0.0   0  3.0  8  30 134   16   M 1     11 WNW
12  86  58  72   1   0   7 0.00   0.0   0  3.2 15 330 651   77   M 1 2 8 18  NW
13  85  61  73   3   0   8 0.85   0.0   0  8.8 47 350  55    7   M 1 3 8 59  NW
14  83  65  74   4   0   9 1.21   0.0   0  9.4 22 290 166   20   M 1 2   26 WNW
15  74  62  68  -2   0   3 0.16   0.0   0  5.1 14  10  43    5   M 1     16   N
16  82  58  70   0   0   5 0.00   0.0   0  3.4  9 310 593   71   M 1     11   W
17  89  67  78   8   0  13 0.02   0.0   0  8.3 17 260 528   64   M 3     21 WSW
18  81  65  73   3   0   8 0.11   0.0   0  7.9 16 290 515   62   M 1     22  NW
19  80  60  70   0   0   5 0.00   0.0   0  2.6  9  70 565   68   M       11 NNW
20  75  57  66  -3   0   1    T   0.0   0  3.6 10 200  58    7   M 1     14  SE
21  66  58  62  -6   3   0 0.22   0.0   0  5.4 11 360   2    0   M 1     14   N
22  71  57  64  -4   1   0 0.01   0.0   0  4.4 10  30 143   18   M 1     11   N
23  82  53  68   0   0   3 0.00   0.0   0  2.1  8 260 579   71   M 1      9   W
24  85  56  71   3   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  4.5 15 160 694   85   M 1     18  SE
25  83  63  73   5   0   8 0.00   0.0   0  7.9 16 190 663   82   M 1 8   21 SSW
26  69  62  66  -2   0   1 0.53   0.0   0  2.7 10  70   5    0   M 1     13   E
27  78  62  70   3   0   5 0.19   0.0   0  3.3 13 320 123   15   M 1     20  NW
28  85  66  76   9   0  11 0.00   0.0   0  6.5 18 300 449   56   M 1 8   22   W
29  78  55  67   0   0   2 0.00   0.0   0 11.1 21 330 613   77   M       26  NW
30  71  46  59  -8   6   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.9 21 360 708   89   M       30 NNE
31  76  50  63  -3   2   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.7 14 330 720   91   M       15  NW
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Sm 2472 1818        14 151  3.45    0    187.0        13661      M
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Av 79.7 58.6                               6.0 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    47 350 25838 53           59  NW
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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:    1999

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

Average Monthly: 69.1   Total for Month:   3.45    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -0.5   Dptr fm normal:   -0.02    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    91 on  1    Grtst 24hr 2.06 on 13-14       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     46 on 30                               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:  1     0.10 inch or more:  8
Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  3
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  1

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.    14    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal     2    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total    16    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal     4

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   151
Dptr fm normal    -4    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   627    Highest SLP 30.35  on 31
Dptr fm normal   150    Lowest  SLP 29.61  on 8

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AUG CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY               
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY               
 738 AM EDT WED SEP 01 1999


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 69.1   OR 0.5 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 79.7
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 58.6
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  91 ON DAY  1
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  46 ON DAY 30

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........    14       MONTHLY TOTAL .......... 151
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....     2       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  -4
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).    16       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 627
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....     4       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 150


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   3.45  OR   0.02 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  21.65  OR   2.58 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  2.06 INCHES ON DAY(S) 13-14
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   0.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........     T
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  8          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  1
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  3          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.35  INCHES ON DAY 31
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.61  INCHES ON DAY 8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  6.0 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   47 MPH FROM 350 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   59 FROM THE NW

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