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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:    MAR
                                          Year:    2000

  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  51  24  38  10  27   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.7 22 180 175   26   M       28   S
 2  43  31  37   8  28   0    T     T   0 13.5 25 290  76   11   M 1     32   W
 3  41  30  36   7  29   0 0.00   0.0   0 17.5 30 290 334   49   M       36   W
 4  46  26  36   7  29   0    T     T   0 10.4 21 280 600   88   M       25   W
 5  49  34  42  12  23   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.7 24 310 168   25   M       29  NW
 6  49  30  40  10  25   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.0 22 320 665   97   M       26  NW
 7  59  24  42  11  23   0    T   0.0   0  3.6 10 260 366   53   M       13   W
 8  66  34  50  19  15   0    T   0.0   0  6.8 23 170 411   59   M 1 2 8 32  SE
 9  68  45  57  26   8   0 0.23   0.0   0 12.7 32 310 311   45   M 3 1   39  NW
10  54  27  41   9  24   0    T     T   0 11.1 25 300  42    6   M 8     33 WNW
11  34  27  31  -1  34   0 0.91   0.3   T  3.2  8  10   0    0   M 8 1    9   E
12  41  29  35   2  30   0 0.38   0.9   0  9.0 21 300  19    3   M 1     25  NW
13  38  23  31  -2  34   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.1 17 270 705  100   M       22  NW
14  53  29  41   8  24   0 0.05   0.0   0  8.5 20 170 105   15   M 1     24   S
15  56  34  45  11  20   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.9 18 180  96   13   M 1     20   S
16  63  31  47  13  18   0 0.40   0.0   0 12.8 23 310 237   33   M 1     26 WNW
17  31  15  23 -12  42   0 0.57   2.7   1  8.5 16  10 114   16   M 1     20   N
18  32   9  21 -14  44   0 0.00   0.0   1  2.8 13  30 715   99   M       14 NNE
19  45  15  30  -6  35   0 0.00   0.0   T  5.5 16 160 726  100   M       21  SE
20  55  29  42   6  23   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.5 10 140 639   88   M       14   S
21  56  35  46  10  19   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.4 11 160 572   78   M       14   S
22  58  34  46   9  19   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.3 10 160 309   42   M       13   S
23  66  29  48  11  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.0 16 280 660   90   M       22   W
24  64  32  48  10  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.0  9 340 699   94   M 1 8   13   N
25  65  31  48  10  17   0 0.25   0.0   0  8.6 23 290 388   52   M 3 1   29   W
26  56  31  44   6  21   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.8 28 290 587   79   M 1     33 WNW
27  59  28  44   5  21   0    T   0.0   0 10.0 24 160 561   48   M       29  SE
28  54  41  48   9  17   0 1.00   0.0   0 10.9 26 250  62    8   M 1     36  SW
29  48  31  40   0  25   0 0.01   0.0   0 11.5 29 250  17    2   M       36 WSW
30  45  30  38  -2  27   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.0 20 280 189   25   M       25   W
31  48  28  38  -2  27   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.7 20 280 319   42   M       24   W
Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:   MAR
                                          Year:    2000

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

Average Monthly: 40.2   Total for Month:   3.80    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   5.9   Dptr fm normal:    0.87    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    68 on  9    Grtst 24hr 1.00 on 28          TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:      9 on 18                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:   3.9 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 2.7  on 17      6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   1 on 1      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:  2     0.01 inch or more:  9
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  7
Min 32 or below: 24     0.50 inch or more:  3
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  1

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   762    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal  -190    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  5478    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -577

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     0    Highest SLP 30.75  on 18
Dptr fm normal     0    Lowest  SLP 29.00  on 28


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 40.2   OR 5.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 51.4
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 28.9
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  68 ON DAY  9
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS   9 ON DAY 18

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   762       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -190       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  5478       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -577       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   3.80  OR   0.87 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  10.06  OR   2.50 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  1.00 INCHES ON DAY(S) 28   
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   3.9
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   48.8
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  2.7  INCHES ON DAY(S) 17   

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE  9          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  2
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  7          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  3          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 24
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.75  INCHES ON DAY 18
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.00  INCHES ON DAY 28
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  8.4 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   32 MPH FROM 310 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   39 FROM THE NW