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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:  DEC
                                          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  31  17  24  -9  41   0    T     T   0  8.9 21  10 527   95   M       26   N
 2  39  17  28  -4  37   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.8 10 240 507   91   M       13 WSW
 3  45  26  36   4  29   0    T   0.0   0  3.9  9 230  85   15   M       11   S
 4  47  37  42  11  23   0 0.49   0.0   0  2.1  9 130   0    0   M 1     10 SSW
 5  61  44  53  22  12   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.4 23 170 224   41   M 1     29   S
 6  52  46  49  19  16   0 0.22   0.0   0  9.1 17 300   0    0   M 1     20 WNW
 7  46  32  39   9  26   0 0.00   0.0   0 14.4 29 280  47    9   M       33   W
 8  44  26  35   6  30   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.7  9 320 417   76   M       10 NNW
 9  41  22  32   3  33   0 0.00   0.0   0  1.2  7 360 299   55   M 1      8   N
10  47  21  34   6  31   0 0.04   0.0   0  9.8 30 270   0    0   M 1 2   36   W
11  39  30  35   7  30   0    T     T   0 21.9 38 290  19    3   M       48   W
12  37  25  31   4  34   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.3 26 310 418   77   M       31  NW
13  36  21  29   2  36   0    T     T   0  3.2 10 350   6    0   M 5     13   N
14  37  32  35   8  30   0 0.29   0.5   0  7.8 17  20   0    0   M 1     22 NNE
15  41  33  37  11  28   0 0.10   0.3   0  3.5 15 150   0    0   M 1     20 SSE
16  48  38  43  17  22   0 0.03   0.0   0  9.6 22 240 148   27   M 1     26 WSW
17  39  25  32   6  33   0    T     T   0 10.5 22 280 381   70   M       26 WSW
18  33  21  27   2  38   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.6 20 290 467   86   M       25 WNW
19  32  15  24  -1  41   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.1  8 360 510   94   M       10   N
20  42  18  30   5  35   0 0.23   0.0   0  4.5 13 180  37    7   M 1     16   S
21  42  29  36  12  29   0    T     T   0 11.4 22 280 126   23   M 1     30   W
22  33  18  26   2  39   0    T     T   0  6.6 21 300 360   66   M       30  NW
23  31  18  25   1  40   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.5 17 280  22    4   M       21   W
24  25  12  19  -5  46   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.6 22 280 473   87   M       26   W
25  25   7  16  -7  49   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.7 16 300 513   95   M       20 WNW
26  33  20  27   4  38   0    T     T   0 12.7 26 280  56   10   M       31 WNW
27  27  16  22  -1  43   0 0.02   0.3   T 12.8 26 280 374   69   M 1     31   W
28  23   4  14  -9  51   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.6 14 160 451   83   M       17   S
29  32  17  25   3  40   0    T     T   0  9.8 24 280 450   83   M       30   W
30  47  29  38  16  27   0    T   0.0   0 11.1 22 280  68   13   M       28   W
31  31  17  24   2  41   0    0   0.0   0  3.8 10 330 346   63   M       13  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:   DEC
                                           
YEAR:    1999

  
506 AM EST SAT JAN 01 2000


 
TEMPERATURE DATA...... 
(DEGREES F) 

AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 30.9   OR 4.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 38.3
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 23.6
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  61 ON DAY  5
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS   4 ON DAY 28
 
HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)   COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........  1048           MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -146           DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  2271       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 721
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -294       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 214 



PRECIPITATION DATA....
RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   1.42  OR   1.51 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  38.62  OR   2.45 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  0.49 INCHES ON DAY(S) 4    
 
..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   1.1
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........    1.5 
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  0.8  INCHES ON DAY(S) 14-15
 
                          
..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE  8   HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  9
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  5   HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  0   LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 26
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0   LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0

SKY CONDITION.........       
 
SEA LEVEL PRESSURE............           NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M         
HIGHEST 30.55  INCHES ON DAY 1           NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        
LOWEST  29.51  INCHES ON DAY 26          NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M 
  
WIND DATA.............

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  7.8 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   38 MPH FROM 290 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   48 FROM THE W  

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