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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:    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  21  -1  10 -12  55   0    T     T   2 13.5 30 290 424   78   M 8     38  NW
 2  10 -10   0 -22  65   0 0.00   0.0   2  3.6 10  10 217   40   M       13   N
 3  36   9  23   1  42   0 0.77   0.6   2  7.6 23 290   0    0   M 1     29 WNW
 4  30  17  24   3  41   0 0.00   0.0   2 11.1 28 290 450   82   M       32   W
 5  24   8  16  -5  49   0    T     T   2  4.6 14 280 462   84   M 1     17   W
 6  25   6  16  -5  49   0 0.01   0.2   2 12.5 26 170 147   27   M 1     37   S
 7  26   9  18  -3  47   0 0.01   0.3   1  9.5 25 290 487   88   M 1     31 WNW
 8  21   2  12  -9  53   0 0.27   2.4   1  3.1 15 170 170   31   M 1     17   S
 9  38  18  28   7  37   0 0.32   0.7   2 15.0 26 280   0    0   M 1     33  NW
10  23   7  15  -6  50   0 0.00   0.0   2  4.8 16 300 501   90   M       21 WNW
11  20  12  16  -5  49   0 0.01     T   2  8.8 25 270 305   55   M 1     36 NNW
12  31  15  23   2  42   0 0.07   1.2   3  9.3 24 160   0    0   M 1     33   S
13  30  -2  14  -7  51   0 0.09   0.5   3 13.2 24  10   0    0   M 1     32   N
14   2  -9  -4 -24  69   0 0.60   9.0   5  6.9 22  20   0    0   M 1 2   29  NW
15  31   1  16  -4  49   0 0.71   2.0  10  5.7 22 290   0    0   M 1 2   30  NW
16  34  10  22   2  43   0 0.00   0.0   9  8.0 17 160 169   30   M 1     20 SSE
17  41  20  31  11  34   0 0.00   0.0   9  3.5 13 170 493   87   M 1 2   16   W
18  52  18  35  15  30   0 0.67   0.0   7  6.9 37 280   0    0   M 1 2   46   W
19  41  33  37  17  28   0 0.03   0.3   7  9.7 24 260 138   24   M 1 2   29   W
20  38  21  30  10  35   0 0.00   0.0   6  4.6 17 280 261   46   M 1 8   20   W
21  36  16  26   6  39   0 0.16   0.0   6  1.7 10 170 101   18   M 1 8   11 SSE
22  37  31  34  14  31   0 0.08   0.0   4  4.1 11 170   0    0   M 1 8   15   S
23  45  37  41  21  24   0    T   0.0   3  9.2 20 170   0    0   M 1 2   23  SE
24  54  35  45  25  20   0 0.50   0.0   T 12.7 29 310   0    0   M 2 1   39 WNW
25  36  26  31  11  34   0    T     T   T 11.8 24 280  52    9   M       32 WNW
26  36  21  29   9  36   0 0.00   0.0   T  6.8 15 280  27    5   M       20 WNW
27  34  29  32  12  33   0 0.06   0.5   1  3.8 13 310  67   11   M 1     14 WNW
28  30  19  25   5  40   0 0.35   1.6   2  5.8 11  30   0    0   M 1     13 NNE
29  20   7  14  -7  51   0 0.04   0.8   2  4.8 14 310 258   44   M 1 8   16  NW
30  20   5  13  -8  52   0 0.03   0.3   3  6.5 16  20 225   38   M 1     21   N
31  20  -4   8 -13  57   0 0.00   0.0   2  2.2 11  20 557   93   M 1     14 NNE
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Sm  942  406      1335   0  4.78    20.4 215.3         5011      M
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Av 30.4 13.1                               6.9 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    37 280 17415 29           46  W  
===============================================================================
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:    1999

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

Average Monthly: 21.8   Total for Month:   4.78    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   1.2   Dptr fm normal:    2.42    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    54 on 24    Grtst 24hr 1.12 on 14-15       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:    -10 on  2                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:  20.4 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 9.1  on 14-15   6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:  10 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: 17     0.01 inch or more: 18
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  9
Min 32 or below: 26     0.50 inch or more:  6
Min  0 or below:  5     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.  1335    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -41    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  3591    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -350

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     0    Highest SLP 30.99  on 31
Dptr fm normal     0    Lowest  SLP 29.58  on 18

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JAN CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 720 AM EST MON FEB 01 1999


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 18.8   OR 1.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 26.7
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 10.8
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  54 ON DAY 24
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS -10 ON DAY  2

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........  1335       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -41       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  3591       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -350       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   7.75  OR   5.39 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....   7.75  OR   5.39 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  1.12 INCHES ON DAY(S) 14-15
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........  20.4
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   23.6
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  9.1  INCHES ON DAY(S) 14-15

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 17          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER 17
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  9          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  6          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 26
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  5


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.99  INCHES ON DAY 31
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.58  INCHES ON DAY 18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  6.9 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   37 MPH FROM 280 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   46 FROM THE W  

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