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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:  JAN
                                          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  45  24  35  13  30   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.6 15 170 476   87   M       18   S
 2  53  29  41  19  24   0 0.02   0.0   0  9.7 23 170   7    1   M 1 8   29   S
 3  56  33  45  23  20   0 0.09   0.0   0  9.1 17 170  10    2   M 1     21   S
 4  60  33  47  26  18   0 0.65     T   0 12.1 28 170   0    0   M 1     38   S
 5  38  17  28   7  37   0    T     T   0 16.2 31 290 520   95   M       36  NW
 6  33  14  24   3  41   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.2 18 160 152   28   M       25 SSE
 7  43  29  36  15  29   0 0.01   0.1   0 12.3 31 290  43    8   M       37 WNW
 8  37  27  32  11  33   0    T     T   0 10.2 18 280 502   91   M       22 WNW
 9  44  31  36  15  29   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.9 15 180  58   10   M       20   S
10  44  28  36  15  29   0 0.61   0.0   0  5.4 23 270   0    0   M 1     31  SW
11  45  37  41  20  24   0 0.04     T   0 11.7 30 290 144   26   M 1     40   W
12  38  29  34  13  31   0 0.02     T   0 14.8 33 290 351   63   M 1     44   W
13  30   6  18  -3  47   0 0.39  10.0   7 10.9 25 300   0    0   M 1 2 8 31  NW
14  12   1   7 -13  58   0 0.00   0.0   4 16.5 29 310 522   93   M       34 WNW
15  18  -4   7 -13  58   0 0.00   0.0   4  4.2 13 170 499   89   M       18   S
16  37   8  23   3  42   0 0.02   0.2   2 21.3 40 300  93   16   M 2 1   52   W
17   8  -7   1 -19  64   0 0.00   0.0   2 18.0 30 310 537   95   M       37  NW
18   5  -8  -2 -22  67   0 0.00   0.0   2  6.0 11 330  74   13   M       14  NW
19  19  -1   9 -11  56   0 0.00   0.0   1  3.2  8  30 480   84   M        9  NE
20  21   7  14  -6  51   0 0.06   1.0   1  3.2  9 330   0    0   M 1 8   11   N
21  20   0  10 -10  55   0 0.04   1.2   4 20.8 33 310 536   93   M 1 8   41 WNW
22   8  -6   1 -19  64   0 0.00   0.0   2 11.9 26 300 548   95   M       30 WNW
23  23  -6   9 -11  56   0    T     T   2  3.7 11 170 107   18   M       14 SSE
24  31   9  20   0  45   0 0.00   0.0   2  6.0 16 300 240   41   M       20 WNW
25  23   8  16  -4  49   0 0.79   9.5   2  9.9 22 360   0    0   M 1 2   30   N
26  23  11  17  -3  48   0 0.09   1.8   9 13.8 22 280   9    2   M 1 8   26   W
27  12   3   8 -12  57   0    T     T   8 15.2 28 290 462   79   M 8     33   W
28  16  -2   7 -13  58   0 0.00   0.0   7 14.1 28 290 454   77   M 8     37   W
29  23  -9   7 -14  58   0 0.00   0.0   6  3.2 11 100 592  100   M 1 8   14   E
30  26  -4  11 -10  54   0 0.03   0.3   6  0.7  6 130 178   30   M 1 8    7 ESE
31  33  21  27   6  38   0 0.57   6.9  11  8.7 232900   0    0   M 1 2   31 WNW
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Sm  921  358      1370   0  3.43    31.0 310.5         7594      M
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Av 29.7 11.5                              10.0 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    40 300 17621 43           52  W  
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Notes:
# Last of several occurrences
Column 17 Peak Wind in M.P.H.



TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 20.6   OR EXACTLY NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 29.7
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 11.5
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  60 ON DAY  4
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  -9 ON DAY 29

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........  1370       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    -6       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  3641       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -300       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   3.43  OR   1.07 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....   3.43  OR   1.07 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  0.88 INCHES ON DAY(S) 25 26
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........  31.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   32.5
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  11.3 INCHES ON DAY(S) 25 26

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 15          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER 17
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  5          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  5          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 28
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER 10


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.72  INCHES ON DAY 15
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.29  INCHES ON DAY 10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS 10.0 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   40 MPH FROM 300 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   52 FROM THE W  

REMARKS...

END...
Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6) , Page 2

                                          Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:   JAN
                                          Year:    1900

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

Average Monthly: 20.6   Total for Month:   3.43    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   0.0   Dptr fm normal:    1.07    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    60 on  4    Grtst 24hr 0.88 on 25 26       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     -9 on 29                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:  31.0 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 11.3 on 25 26   6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:  11 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: 17     0.01 inch or more: 15
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  5
Min 32 or below: 28     0.50 inch or more:  5
Min  0 or below: 10     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.  1370    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal    -6    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  3641    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -300

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     0    Highest SLP 30.72  on 15
Dptr fm normal     0    Lowest  SLP 29.29  on 10

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