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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:   MAR
                                          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  44  33  39  11  26   0 0.34   0.5   0 11.6 22 280 214   32   M 1     26   W
 2  39  23  31   2  34   0    T     T   0 10.8 24 280 250   37   M 1     33   W
 3  53  23  38   9  27   0 0.46   0.0   0  7.6 30 170  88   13   0 1     37  SE
 4  54  27  41  12  24   0 0.35     T   0 16.2 33 280  11    2   M 1     45 WNW
 5  33  21  27  -3  38   0    T     T   0 12.9 23 300 632   92   M m     29  NW
 6  24  18  21  -9  44   0 0.41   6.8   T  9.1 18  10   0    0   M 1 2   23 NNE
 7  24  10  17 -14  48   0 0.12   2.8   9 12.6 23  10 331   48   M 8 1   29   N
 8  27   5  16 -15  49   0 0.00   0.0   5 10.1 22 290 644   93   M       26 WNW
 9  29   3  16 -15  49   0 0.00   0.0   4  5.8 13 320 427   61   M       15   S
10  30   8  19 -13  46   0 0.00   0.0   3  6.7 17 320 419   60   M       21  NW
11  30  17  24  -8  41   0    T     T   3 14.2 24 330 626   89   M 1     26 WNW
12  27  20  24  -9  41   0 0.04   0.7   3 13.6 22 310 271   38   M 1     25  NW
13  36  22  29  -4  36   0    T     T   3  8.7 14 320 458   65   M       16  NW
14  40  23  32  -1  33   0 0.08   0.6   1  2.7  9 100 140   20   M 1     11   N
15  38  29  34   0  31   0 0.16   1.8   2 10.4 21  10  30    4   M 1     24 WNW
16  44  28  36   2  29   0 0.00   0.0   T 11.9 29 290 517   72   M       37  NW
17  59  38  49  14  16   0 0.00   0.0   T  7.7 18 280 635   88   M       22   W
18  55  38  47  12  18   0    T   0.0   0 16.3 38 290 106   15   M       44 WNW
19  41  32  37   1  28   0    T     T   0 16.8 26 290 192   26   M       32 WNW
20  43  26  35  -1  30   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.1 22 280 729  100   M       25 WNW
21  48  22  35  -1  30   0 0.40   0.0   0  7.1 24 150 117   16   M       29  SE
22  48  33  41   4  24   0 1.66   1.5   0 15.0 28 270  38   19   M 1 2   34  SW
23  46  31  39   2  26   0    T     T   T  8.8 21 290 528   72   M       25   W
24  55  26  41   3  24   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.6 20 290  48    7   M       23   W
25  43  28  36  -2  29   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.5 23 280 683   92   M       29   W
26  50  24  37  -1  28   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.3 15 310 704   94   M       20  NW
27  58  28  43   4  22   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.0 16 100 704   94   M       18 WNW
28  47  41  44   5  21   0 0.13     T   0  6.7 15  10   6    1   M       18   N
29  61  41  51  11  14   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.3 29 280 447   59   M       36 WNW
30  55  34  45   5  20   0 0.00   0.0   0 16.3 31 280 691   91   M       38  NW
31  72  31  52  12  13   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.9 23 290 696   92   M       29   W
===============================================================================
Sm 1353  783       939   0  4.15    14.7 323.3        11382      M
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Av 43.6 25.3                              10.4 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    38 290 22163 51           45  WNW
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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:   MAR
                                          Year:    1999

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

Average Monthly: 34.4   Total for Month:   4.15    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   0.1   Dptr fm normal:    1.22    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    72 on 31    Grtst 24hr 1.66 on 22          TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:      3 on  9                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:  14.7 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 6.8  on 6       6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   9 on 7      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:  7     0.01 inch or more: 11
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  9
Min 32 or below: 24     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  1

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   939    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -13    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  5550    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -505

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     0    Highest SLP 30.62  on 08
Dptr fm normal     0    Lowest  SLP 29.10  on 04

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MAR CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY               
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY               
 521 AM EST THU APR 01 1999


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 34.4   OR 0.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 43.6
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 25.3
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  72 ON DAY 31
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS   3 ON DAY  9

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   939       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -13       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  5550       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -505       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   4.15  OR   1.22 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  10.52  OR   2.96 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  1.66 INCHES ON DAY(S) 22  
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........  14.7
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   44.1
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  6.8  INCHES ON DAY(S) 6   

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 11          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  7
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  9          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 24
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.62  INCHES ON DAY 08
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.10  INCHES ON DAY 04
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS 10.4 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   38 MPH FROM 290 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   45 FROM THE WNW

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