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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:   APR
                                                                   YEAR:    2000

 

Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6)
                                          Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:   APR
                                          Year:    2000
  Temperature in F :        :Pcpn   :Snow:  Wind     :Sunshine: Sky     :Pk Wnd
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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  62  27  45   4  20   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.1 20 270 684   90   M       23   W
 2  54  43  49   8  16   0 0.07   0.0   0  5.3 18 170   0    0   M 1     23 SSE
 3  53  47  50   8  15   0 0.30   0.0   0  3.1  9  10   0    0   M 1 2   10   N
 4  63  42  53  11  12   0 0.47   0.0   0 10.5 24 290   0    0   M 1     29  NW
 5  42  34  38  -4  27   0    T     T   0 15.9 28 270  96   12   M M     35   W
 6  58  30  44   1  21   0    T     T   0 11.2 31 300 141   18   M       36 WNW
 7  55  44  50   7  15   0 0.01   0.0   0  9.5 25 280 267   34   M       35 WNW
 8  76  37  57  14   8   0 0.03   0.0   0 13.8 35 170 466   60   M 01    44   S
 9  37  26  32 -12  33   0 1.56  13.3   5 17.5 32 290  31    4   M 1 2 8 43 WNW
10  41  29  35  -9  30   0    T     T   8 13.6 26 290 521   66   M 8 1   35   W
11  40  27  34 -11  31   0 0.04     T   1  4.1 13 160 105   13   M 1     15   S
12  42  33  38  -7  27   0 0.01   0.0   0 14.2 29 280 661   83   M 1     33  NW
13  49  29  39  -6  26   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.5 18 320 706   89   M       21  NW
14  62  32  47   1  18   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.4 23 160 700   88   M       28 SSE
15  75  41  58  12   7   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.1 22 160 687   86   M       28 SSE
16  60  41  51   4  14   0    T   0.0   0  9.5 25  30 101   13   M 8 1   33 NNE
17  48  36  42  -5  23   0 0.14   0.0   0  6.8 17  20   3    0   M 1     21   N
18  44  36  40  -7  25   0 0.10   0.0   0  4.2 10 360   6    0   M 1     13   N
19  55  40  48   0  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.4  8 330  94   12   M       12 NNW
20  63  48  56   8   9   0 0.11   0.0   0  4.4 13  20 207   25   M 1     18 NNE
21  51  41  46  -3  19   0 0.59   0.0   0  7.7 21 140   0    0   M 1     25 SSE
22  43  39  41  -8  24   0 0.34   0.0   0  9.6 15 360   0    0   M 1     20   N
23  46  41  44  -5  21   0 0.13   0.0   0  8.7 16  10   0    0   M 1     18 NNE
24  58  41  50   0  15   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.5 21 310 475   57   M       25  NW
25  58  31  45  -5  20   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.0 24  20 749   90   M       31   N
26  46  35  41  -9  24   0 0.23   0.0   0  6.1 17  60   9    1   M 1     20  NE
27  47  35  41 -10  24   0 0.09   0.0   0  1.8  8 170   0    0   M 1     13   E
28  58  40  49  -2  16   0 0.02   0.0   0  3.7 10  60 339   40   M 1     13  NW
29  71  33  52   0  13   0    T   0.0   0  5.4 22  30 720   85   M 1     28  NE
30  60  40  50  -2  15   0    T   0.0   0 11.8 24 320 771   91   M       30   N
APR CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY - CORRECTION              
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
639 AM EDT MON MAY 01 2000
TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 45.3   OR 1.1 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 53.9
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 36.6
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  76 ON DAY  8
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  26 ON DAY  9
HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   585       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    27       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  6063       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -550       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   4.24  OR   1.25 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  14.30  OR   3.75 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  1.61 INCHES ON DAY(S) 8-9  
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........  13.3
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   62.1
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  13.3 INCHES ON DAY(S) 9    
                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 17          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE 10          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  2          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER  8
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
SKY CONDITION.........             SEA LEVEL PRESSURE............
NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.57  INCHES ON DAY 13
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.28  INCHES ON DAY 4 
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M
WIND DATA.............
THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  8.6 MPH
THE NORMAL MONTHLY AVERAGE WIND SPEED IS... 10.4 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   35 MPH FROM 170 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   44 FROM THE S  
SUNSHINE..............
TOTAL SUNSHINE FOR THE MONTH... 35 PERCENT OF TOTAL POSSIBLE
NORMAL FOR THE MONTH... 54 PERCENT
APRIL WAS A WET MONTH DURING WHICH A TRACE OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION OCCURRED 
ON 23 DAYS.  A SIGNIFICANT STORM BROUGHT OUT THE EXTREMES IN TEMPERATURES...
WITH A HIGH OF 76 DEGREES ON THE 8TH. A STRONG COLD FRONT USHERED IN A  
RAPID TEMPERATURE CHANGE ON THE 9TH. IT BOTTOMED OUT AT 50 DEGREES LOWER
ON THE NINTH AT 26 DEGREES. THE COLD SNAP ALSO BROUGHT RECORD BREAKING 
SNOW TO ALBANY...WITH 13.3 INCHES MEASURED...MAKING IT THE SECOND BIGGEST
APRIL SNOWSTORM.  THE STORM ALSO MADE APRIL OF TWO THOUSAND...THE THIRD
SNOWiEST APRIL ON RECORD.