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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:   DEC
                                          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  36  26  31  -2  34   0    T     T   0 12.0 21 280 217   39   M       25   W
 2  29  15  22 -10  43   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.1 17 290 525   95   M       21 WNW
 3  32   9  21 -11  44   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.2  8 290 554  100   M 1     12   W
 4  38  14  26  -5  39   0 0.00   0.0   0  1.8  9 240 523   95   M       13  SW
 5  40  24  32   1  33   0 0.02   0.2   0 11.5 31 290  19    3   M 1     37 WNW
 6  25  15  20 -10  45   0 0.01   0.1   T  7.6 24 300 286   49   M 1     31  NW
 7  30   9  20 -10  45   0    T     T   T  9.0 28 300 258   47   M       32  NW
 8  19  10  15 -14  50   0 0.03   0.6   T  4.1 12  10   7    1   M 1 8   13   N
 9  26   6  16 -13  49   0    T     T   T  3.9 17 300 494   90   M 1     20  NW
10  34   8  21  -7  44   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.3 21 170 364   67   M 1     25 SSW
11  39  22  31   3  34   0    T   0.0   0  3.5 15 170   0    0   M 1 8   20   S
12  45  15  30   3  35   0 0.06     T   0 18.8 43 290 175   32   M 1 8   53 WNW
13  24   9  17 -10  48   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.4 12 310 385   71   M M     14   N
14  33  21  27   0  38   0 0.32   2.1   2  7.4 23 290   0    0   M 1 5 8 28 WNW
15  29   9  19  -7  46   0 0.00   0.0   2  3.4 25 290 543  100   M       31 WNW
16  39  14  27   1  38   0 0.16   0.0   1  3.2 13 160   0    0   M 1 2   17  SE
17  56  34  45  19  20   0 2.79     T   T 10.1 32 290   4    1   M 1 2 3 39   W
18  34  26  30   5  35   0    T     T   0 11.8 32 260 375   69   M       45   W
19  30  23  27   2  38   0 0.07   2.1   2  5.0 13 170   0    0   M 1 2   16   S
20  28  17  23  -2  42   0 0.16   2.3   4 13.6 30 290 153   28   M 1 8   37   W
21  28  10  19  -5  46   0    T     T   3  5.1 15 160 201   37   M 1     17 SSE
22  29  12  21  -3  44   0    T     T   2  9.5 30 290  72   13   M 1 8   40 WNW
23  24   8  16  -8  49   0 0.00   0.0   2  8.8 23 280 488   90   M       31   W
24  27   9  18  -6  47   0    T     T   2  7.2 22 300 112   21   M 1     28  NW
25  21   4  13 -10  52   0    T     T   2 17.1 31 290 543  100   M 1 8   37 WNW
26  24   4  14  -9  51   0    T     T   1 13.3 26 290 382   70   M       33 WNW
27  28  15  22  -1  43   0    T     T   1 10.5 23 290 219   40   M       29 WNW
28  16  10  13 -10  52   0    T     T   1 13.2 24 290 348   64   M       30   W
29  22   6  14  -8  51   0 0.00   0.0   1  6.0 13  20 486   89   M       16   N
30  26  13  20  -2  45   0 0.65  10.9   1  9.3 21 360   0    0   M 1 2   28   N
31  24  20  22   0  43   0 0.11   1.7  10 18.7 28 280   0    0   M 1 8 2 35   W
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Sm  935  437      1323   0  4.38    20.0 268.4         7733      M
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Av 30.2 14.1                               8.7 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    43 290 16990 46           53  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:   DEC
                                          Year:    1901

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

Average Monthly: 22.2   Total for Month:   4.38    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:  -4.3   Dptr fm normal:    1.45    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    56 on 17    Grtst 24hr 2.91 on 16 17       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:      4 on 26                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:  20.0 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 11.2 on 30 31   6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:  10 on  3     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: 21     0.01 inch or more: 11
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  6
Min 32 or below: 30     0.50 inch or more:  2
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  1

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.  1323    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   129    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  2828    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal   263

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   436    Highest SLP 30.74  on 13
Dptr fm normal   -71    Lowest  SLP 29.16  on 17

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