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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:   FEB
                                          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  -4  14  -7  51   0 0.00   0.0   2  1.3  7 160 501   84   M 1 8    8   S
 2  44  27  36  15  29   0 0.40   0.0   T  5.9 13 170   0    0   M 1 2   17  SE
 3  46  27  37  16  28   0 0.00   0.0   T  7.1 25 290 480   80   M 1 2 8 30 WNW
 4  43  24  34  13  31   0    T   0.0   0  7.5 20 290  16    3   M 1     25 WNW
 5  39  22  31  10  34   0 0.00   0.0   0 17.8 33 290 562   92   M 8     43 WNW
 6  36  19  28   7  37   0 0.03   0.3   T  5.6 17 280   0    0   M 1     22   W
 7  35  21  28   6  37   0 0.01     T   T  6.0 18 300 162   26   M       22 WNW
 8  33  17  25   3  40   0 0.00   0.0   T  6.4 16  20 501   81   M       22   N
 9  42  16  29   7  36   0 0.00   0.0   T  9.1 22 170 283   46   M 1     28   S
10  41  32  37  15  28   0    T   0.0   0 15.7 26 280 122   20   M 1     36   W
11  48  23  36  14  29   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.1 17 170 453   73   M       21   S
12  54  30  42  20  23   0 0.53   3.4   3 15.0 32 280 362   58   M 1     39  NW
13  34  15  25   2  40   0    T     T   3  7.5 25 300 448   71   M 1     30  NW
14  23  12  18  -5  47   0    T     T   3  9.1 17 310 466   74   M 1     20  NW
15  34   6  20  -3  45   0 0.00   0.0   3  2.3 13 160 592   93   M       15 SSE
16  47  14  31   7  34   0 0.00   0.0   2  1.8  9 160 555   87   M 1     10 SSE
17  41  22  32   8  33   0 0.10   0.0   T  2.5 10 170  26    4   M 1     13 SSE
18  41  33  37  13  28   0 0.04   0.0   0  5.9 20 290  50    8   M 1 2   24 WNW
19  36  29  33   9  32   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.8 14 290   3    0   M       17 WNW
20  35  26  31   6  34   0 0.01   0.3   T  9.2 17  10 207   32   M 1     17 NNE
21  31  18  25   0  40   0 0.01     T   T  9.9 21  20 171   26   M 1     25 NNE
22  19   6  13 -12  52   0 0.00   0.0   T 13.0 21  20 591   90   M       29 NNE
23  22   3  13 -13  52   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.9 15  50 511   78   M       17  NE
24  33  10  22  -4  43   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.1 10  20 561   85   M       15   N
25  30  16  23  -3  42   0 0.09   1.8   2  6.3 11 360  19    3   M 1     16  NW
26  42  23  33   6  32   0    T     T   0 13.7 31 290 561   85   M       39 WNW
27  45  24  35   8  30   0 0.00   0.0   T  6.5 17 280 617   92   M       21 WNW
28  41  22  32   4  33   0 0.37   0.0   0  4.9 20 150   1    0   M 1     23   S
===============================================================================
Sm 1046  537      1020   0  1.59     5.8 212.9         8821      M
===============================================================================
Av 37.4 19.0                               7.6 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    33 290 17756 50           43  WNW
===============================================================================
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:   FEB
                                          Year:    1999

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

Average Monthly: 28.2   Total for Month:   1.59    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   4.7   Dptr fm normal:   -0.68    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    54 on 12    Grtst 24hr 0.53 on 12          TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     -4 on  1                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:   5.8 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 3.4  on 12      6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   3 on 1      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:  6     0.01 inch or more: 10
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  4
Min 32 or below: 26     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  1     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.  1020    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal  -142    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  4611    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -492

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     0    Highest SLP 30.69  on 1 
Dptr fm normal     0    Lowest  SLP 29.30  on 28

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FEB CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 622 AM EST MON MAR 01 1999


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 28.2   OR 4.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 37.4
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 19.0
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  54 ON DAY 12
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  -4 ON DAY  1

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........  1020       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -142       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  4611       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -492       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   1.59  OR   0.68 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....   6.37  OR   1.74 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  0.53 INCHES ON DAY(S) 12   
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   5.8
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   29.4
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  3.4  INCHES ON DAY(S) 12   

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 10          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  6
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  4          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 26
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  1


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.69  INCHES ON DAY 1 
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.30  INCHES ON DAY 28
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  7.6 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   33 MPH FROM 290 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   43 FROM THE WNW

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