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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: OCT
                                          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  71  40  56   0   9   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.4 18 240 507   72   M       23  SW
 2  68  41  55   0  10   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.7 16 180 606   86   M       22   S
 3  63  45  54  -1  11   0    T   0.0   0  6.9 18 270 337   48   M       21   W
 4  50  42  46  -8  19   0 0.45   0.0   0  8.1 17 360   0    0   M 8 1   23   N
 5  50  36  43 -11  22   0 0.01   0.0   0  4.2 10  10  12    2   M       13   N
 6  55  33  44 -10  21   0    T   0.0   0  7.9 23 280 236   34   M 1     32   W
 7  49  30  40 -13  25   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.7 15 300 632   92   M       18 WNW
 8  60  29  45  -8  20   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.8 23 170 527   77   M       28   S
 9  72  47  60   7   5   0 0.27   0.0   0  8.3 20 290 300   44   M 1     26  SW
10  63  46  55   3  10   0 0.17   0.0   0  3.5 11 170   0    0   M 1     15   S
11  64  46  55   3  10   0 0.03   0.0   0 10.7 21 290 607   90   M 1     25   S
12  62  37  50  -1  15   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.3 15 600 562   84   M       15   E
13  66  48  57   6   8   0 0.01   0.0   0 15.0 28 160 430   64   M       38 SSE
14  63  31  47  -4  18   0 0.62   0.0   0 12.6 31 290 404   60   M 1     40   W
15  57  29  43  -7  22   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.0 14 160 497   75   M       17   S
16  65  43  54   4  11   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.4 22 170 564   85   M       30   S
17  73  50  62  12   3   0    T   0.0   0  6.9 22  10 367   56   M 1     26   N
18  55  35  45  -4  20   0    T   0.0   0 11.0 22  30 144   22   M 1     25  NE
19  51  30  41  -8  24   0    T   0.0   0  6.5 14 170 590   90   M       17 SSE
20  52  42  47  -2  18   0 0.17   0.0   0  2.3 11 160   0    0   M 1 2   14   S
21  56  37  47  -1  18   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.0 14 300 338   52   M 1     16  NW
22  56  39  48   0  17   0 0.25   0.0   0  9.4 24 170  55    9   M 1     32 SSE
23  49  40  45  -3  20   0 0.44   0.0   0  7.7 20 240  62   10   M 1     23 WSW
24  52  41  47   0  18   0    T   0.0   0 11.6 25 280 241   38   M       30   W
25  55  37  46  -1  19   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.7 18 300 292   46   M       22  NW
26  64  41  53   6  12   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.4 20 280 444   70   M       25   W
27  48  31  40  -7  25   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.6 14 100  14    2   M       17   E
28  52  24  38  -8  27   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.7 17 170 550   87   M 1     23   S
29  62  37  50   4  15   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.0 10  60 566   90   M 1     14 SSE
30  66  34  50   4  15   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.0 20 170 392   63   M 1 8   24 SSE
31  66  51  59  14   6   0    T   0.0   0 11.2 22 310 248   40   M 1 8   29 WNW
===============================================================================
Sm 1835 1192       493   0  2.42    0    236.5        10524      M
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Av 59.2 38.5                               7.6 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    31 290 20544 51           40  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:   OCT
                                          Year:    1999

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

Average Monthly: 48.9   Total for Month:   2.42    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -1.3   Dptr fm normal:   -0.41    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    73 on 17    Grtst 24hr .69  on 22 23       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     24 on 28                               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: 10
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  7
Min 32 or below:  7     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   493    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal    35    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total   602    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal    -9

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   721    Highest SLP 30.49  on 8
Dptr fm normal   214    Lowest  SLP 29.42  on 23

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OCT CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY               
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY               
 608 AM EDT MON NOV 01 1999


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 48.9   OR 1.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 59.2
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 38.5
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  73 ON DAY 17
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  24 ON DAY 28

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   493       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    35       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).   602       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 721
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    -9       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 214


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.42  OR   0.41 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  35.13  OR   5.12 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  .69  INCHES ON DAY(S) 22 23
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   0.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........     T
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  0    INCHES ON DAY(S)     

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


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.49  INCHES ON DAY 8
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.42  INCHES ON DAY 23
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  7.6 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   31 MPH FROM 290 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   40 FROM THE W 

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