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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: JUL
                                          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  84  68  76   5   0  11 0.03   0.0   0 10.7 22 170 407   44   M       28   S
 2  83  63  73   2   0   8 0.26   0.0   0  8.1 20 180 238   26   M 1 8   25   S
 3  88  60  74   3   0   9 0.20   0.0   0  4.2 24 240 781   85   0 1 3 8 32 WSW
 4  90  69  80   9   0  15 1.15   0.0   0  8.0 21 270 570   62   M 3 1 8 28  NW
 5  94  74  84  13   0  19 0.00   0.0   0 10.0 25 280 693   76   M       30   W
 6  95  73  84  13   0  19 0.35   0.0   0  5.9 41 290 532   58   M 3 1   52   W
 7  81  65  73   1   0   8 0.00   0.0   0 10.9 25 290 834   92   M       31 WNW
 8  77  58  68  -4   0   3    T   0.0   0 10.3 23 280 737   81   M       29 WNW
 9  69  59  64  -8   1   0 0.04   0.0   0  7.3 17 170   2    0   M       22   S
10  82  55  69  -3   0   4 0.01   0.0   0 13.4 29 280 676   75   M 1     37 WNW
11  76  52  64  -8   1   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.6 17 290 647   71   M       21 WNW
12  79  50  65  -7   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.7 13 200 631   70   M       14 SSW
13  79  63  71  -1   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  3.3 11 100 487   54   M       14 ESE
14  80  58  69  -3   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  6.3 14 170 495   55   M       16   S
15  86  56  71  -1   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  4.1 13 210 828   92   M       17  SW
16  91  66  79   7   0  14 0.00   0.0   0  3.8 13 210 755   84   M 1 8   15 SSW
17  94  67  81   9   0  16 0.00   0.0   0  5.1 20 280 686   76   M 1 8   23   W
18  93  70  82  10   0  17 0.00   0.0   0  6.3 17 280 595   66   M 1 8   21   W
19  78  65  72   0   0   7 0.16   0.0   0  3.8 10  30  92   10   M 1     13  NE
20  80  62  71  -1   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  5.4 11 100 670   75   M 1     15 SSW
21  83  53  68  -5   0   3 0.00   0.0   0  5.9 15 170 604   68   M       20   S
22  87  68  78   6   0  13 0.00   0.0   0  8.4 16 200 593   67   M 8     21 SSW
23  90  62  76   4   0  11    T   0.0   0  3.6 14 310 576   65   M 1 8   15  NW
24  92  69  81   9   0  16    T   0.0   0  4.4 13 170 369   42   M 1     16   W
25  90  66  78   6   0  13 0.00   0.0   0  8.1 21 270 755   85   M       25   W
26  83  63  73   1   0   8 0.03   0.0   0  4.6 15 280 397   45   M 1     18 NNE
27  90  64  77   5   0  12 0.00   0.0   0  6.6 22 290 666   76   M 1     25  NW
28  87  62  75   3   0  10 0.00   0.0   0  8.8 21 290 808   92   M       26   W
29  86  60  73   1   0   8 0.01   0.0   0  4.0 20 220 334   38   M 3 1   25  SW
30  92  60  76   4   0  11 0.00   0.0   0  2.4  8  50 774   89   M 1 2 8 11 WSW
31  92  66  79   7   0  14 0.00   0.0   0  6.9 18 160 638   73   M 1 8   21   S
===============================================================================
Sm 2651 1946         2 291  2.24    0    201.9        17870      M
===============================================================================
Av 85.5 62.8                               6.5 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    41 290 27810 64           52  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:   JUL
                                          Year:    1999

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

Average Monthly: 74.1   Total for Month:   2.24    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   2.3   Dptr fm normal:   -0.94    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    95 on  6    Grtst 24hr 1.35 on 3-4         TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     50 on 12                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month: 0   Inches    5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr      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: 12     0.10 inch or more:  5
Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  1

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

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   291
Dptr fm normal    78    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   476    Highest SLP 30.32  on 12
Dptr fm normal   154    Lowest  SLP 29.64  on 30

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JUL CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY               
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY               
 703 AM EDT SUN AUG 01 1999


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 74.1   OR 2.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 85.5
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 62.8
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  95 ON DAY  6
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  50 ON DAY 12

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........     2       MONTHLY TOTAL .......... 291
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....     2       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  78
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).     2       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 476
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....     2       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 154


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.24  OR   0.94 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  18.20  OR   2.56 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  1.35 INCHES ON DAY(S) 3-4 
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   0.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........     T
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS       INCHES ON DAY(S)     

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 10          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  5          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER 12
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  1          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 30.32  INCHES ON DAY 12
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.64  INCHES ON DAY 30
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  6.5 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   41 MPH FROM 290 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   52 FROM THE W 

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