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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:   MAY
                                          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  73  40  57   5   8   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.1 14 170 846  100   M       18   S
 2  77  42  60   7   5   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.9 18  50 848  100   M       25 NNE
 3  73  43  58   5   7   0 0.03   0.0   0  6.4 18  80 335   39   M       23 ENE
 4  59  50  55   2  10   0 0.56   0.0   0  5.1 13  40   0    0   M 1     15   N
 5  73  56  65  11   0   0 0.04   0.0   0  2.9 10 160 169   20   M 1     13   S
 6  71  61  66  12   0   1 0.00   0.0   0  7.8 14 120 123   14   M 1     17  SE
 7  70  59  65  10   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.6 16 160 136   16   M       20   S
 8  67  48  58   3   7   0 0.24   0.0   0  7.2 28 300  21    2   M 1 3 2 34 WNW
 9  66  49  58   3   7   0 0.03   0.0   0  6.9 21 290  86   10   M 1 2   24   W
10  66  46  56   0   9   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.5 20 310 686   79   M       28   W
11  68  37  53  -3  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.8 15 280 777   89   M       18 WNW
12  68  37  53  -3  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.3 21 290 788   90   M       25 WNW
13  64  35  50  -6  15   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.1 17  20 840   96   M       21 NNE
14  71  34  53  -4  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.2 13  20 838   96   M       16  NW
15  74  40  57  -1   8   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.1 16 170 776   88   M       21 SSE
16  73  46  60   2   5   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.1 17 200 740   84   M       20   S
17  75  45  60   2   5   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.4 20 160 743   84   M       23   S
18  77  49  63   5   2   0 0.02   0.0   0  8.8 20 190 451   51   M 1     26 SSW
19  68  54  61   2   4   0 0.95   0.0   0  6.0 18 310   1    0   M 1     21 WNW
20  70  50  60   1   5   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.8 20 280 738   83   M       25 WNW
21  72  43  58  -1   7   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.1 11 360 817   92   M       14   N
22  80  46  63   3   2   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.4 13 160 627   70   M       16   S
23  68  58  63   3   2   0 0.52   0.0   0  3.4 10 180  31    3   M 1     13 SSE
24  67  53  60   0   5   0 0.12   0.0   0  7.1 20 180  22    2   M 1     25   S
25  65  50  58  -3   7   0 0.25   0.0   0 11.5 29 220 419   47   M 1     39  SW
26  59  46  53  -8  12   0 0.01   0.0   0  9.6 18 280   5    1   M 1     24 SSW
27  68  46  57  -4   8   0    T   0.0   0  8.9 24 290 450   50   M       30 WNW
28  78  43  61  -1   4   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.3 16 280 810   90   M       18   W
29  83  53  68   6   0   3 0.00   0.0   0  6.0 17 280 821   91   M       22 WNW
30  86  50  68   6   0   3 0.00   0.0   0  2.3 11 290 904  100   M       15   W
31  88  57  73  10   0   8 0.00   0.0   0  5.4 17 170 796   88   M       21 SSE
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Sm 2217 1466       180  15  2.77    0    207.0        15644      M
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Av 71.5 47.3                               6.7 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    29 220 27322 57           39  SW 
===============================================================================
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:   MAY
                                          Year:    1999

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

Average Monthly: 59.4   Total for Month:   2.77    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   1.8   Dptr fm normal:   -0.64    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    88 on 31    Grtst 24hr .96  on 18 19       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     34 on 14                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month: 0   Inches    5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 0    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: 11
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  6
Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  3
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   180    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -67    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  6272    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -588

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.    15
Dptr fm normal    -3    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total    15    Highest SLP 30.39  on 16
Dptr fm normal    -3    Lowest  SLP 29.38  on 24

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MAY CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 608 AM EDT TUE JUN 01 1999


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 59.4   OR 1.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 71.5
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 47.3
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  88 ON DAY 31
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  34 ON DAY 14

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   180       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........  15
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -67       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  -3
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  6272       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)  15
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -588       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  -3


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.77  OR   0.64 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  13.89  OR   0.07 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  .96  INCHES ON DAY(S) 18 19
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   0.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   44.1
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  0    INCHES ON DAY(S)      

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 11          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  6          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  3          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.39  INCHES ON DAY 16
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.38  INCHES ON DAY 24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  6.7 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   29 MPH FROM 220 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   39 FROM THE SW 

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