Preliminary Local Climatological Data for Albany, NY

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      Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6)

                                                    
 					Station: ALBANY NY                
                                 	Month:   AUG
                                     	Year:    2001

  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  87  59  73   1   0   8 0.00   0.0   0  1.9  8  40 870  100   M 1     10  NW
 2  91  59  75   3   0  10 0.00   0.0   0  4.6 15 250 697   80   M 8     17   W
 3  86  69  78   6   0  13 0.46   0.0   0  5.6 17 200 197   23   M 8 3 1 21   S
 4  84  67  76   4   0  11 0.44   0.0   0  2.0 14  40 254   29   M 1 8 3 17  NE
 5  87  67  77   5   0  12 0.00   0.0   0  1.6  8 350 470   55   M 1 8    9  SW
 6  92  65  79   8   0  14 0.00   0.0   0  2.3 10 310 650   76   M 1 8   16  NW
 7  91  70  81  10   0  16 0.00   0.0   0  7.9 23 290 583   68   M       26 WNW
 8  93  75  84  13   0  19 0.00   0.0   0  5.4 17 320 784   92   M       20 NNW
 9  96  72  84  13   0  19 0.00   0.0   0  6.4 32 310 560   65   M       40  NW
10  87  62  75   4   0  10 0.25   0.0   0  7.3 23 320 377   44   M 8 3 1 26  NW
11  84  58  71   0   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  4.7 14 160 730   86   M       18 SSE
12  75  68  72   1   0   7    T   0.0   0  5.0 12 170   0    0   M       14   S
13  85  66  76   6   0  11 0.00   0.0   0  4.9 14 290 555   66   M 1     17 WNW
14  80  62  71   1   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  5.6 13 200 687   82   M 1     16 SSW
15  83  53  68  -2   0   3 0.00   0.0   0  3.2 13 170 836  100   M 8     15 SSE
16  85  64  75   5   0  10 0.00   0.0   0 10.8 21 180 633   76   M       25   S
17  83  69  76   6   0  11 0.12   0.0   0  9.9 17 170 362   44   M 1 8   22   S
18  80  63  72   2   0   7 0.00   0.0   0  5.5 14 280 506   61   M       17   W
19  86  62  74   4   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  6.0 14 190 768   93   M 1     18   S
20  83  68  76   7   0  11 0.02   0.0   0  5.8 17 200 210   26   M 1 8   22  SE
21  83  65  74   6   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  5.6 22 310 466   57   M 1 8   25  NW
22  85  62  74   6   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  5.2 18 330 572   70   M       26 WNW
23  81  56  69   1   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  4.0  9 160 378   46   M 1     12   S
24  80  58  69   1   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  8.1 18  10 539   66   M 1     23   N
25  82  48  65  -3   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.2 16 170 809  100   M       22 SSE
26  83  61  72   4   0   7 0.00   0.0   0 12.2 23 180 697   86   M       30   S
27  83  64  74   7   0   9 0.03   0.0   0  7.6 22 290 382   48   M 1     25 WNW
28  84  59  72   5   0   7    T   0.0   0  5.1 16 290 417   52   M 1     21 WNW
29  80  57  69   2   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  7.1 20 300 555   70   M 1     25 WNW
30  82  50  66  -1   0   1 0.00   0.0   0  7.0 18 170 608   76   M       23   S
31  86  67  77  11   0  12 0.78   0.0   0 10.5 28 280 462   58   M 1 3 8 30   W
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Sm 2627 1945         0 279  2.10    0    184.0        16614      M
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Av 84.7 62.7                               5.9 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    32 310 25816 64           40  NW 
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Notes:
# Last of several occurrences
Column 17 Peak Wind in M.P.H.

August 2001 was the 10th warmest on record

 

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

Average Monthly: 73.7   Total for Month:   2.10    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   4.1   Dptr fm normal:   -1.37    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    96 on  9    Grtst 24hr 0.87 on 3 4         TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     48 on 25                               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:  7
Max 90 or above:  5     0.10 inch or more:  5
Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -12    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total    21    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal     9

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   279
Dptr fm normal   124    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   600    Highest SLP 30.35  on 1 
Dptr fm normal   123    Lowest  SLP 29.70  on 31

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AUG CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 636 AM EDT SAT SEP 01 2001


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 73.7   OR 4.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 84.7
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 62.7
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  96 ON DAY  9
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  48 ON DAY 25

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........     0       MONTHLY TOTAL .......... 279
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -12       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 124
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).    21       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 600
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....     9       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 123


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.10  OR   1.37 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  22.37  OR   1.86 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  0.87 INCHES ON DAY(S) 3 4  
                              ..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  7          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  5          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  5
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.35  INCHES ON DAY 1 
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.70  INCHES ON DAY 31
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  5.9 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   32 MPH FROM 310 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   40 FROM THE NW 

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