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:  2001

  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  64  48  56  23   9   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.3 22 280 314   56   M 1 2   25 WNW
 2  50  31  41   9  24   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.9 17 290  64   12   M       22   W
 3  54  26  40   8  25   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.9 21 180 455   82   M 1     28   S
 4  55  28  42  11  23   0 0.01   0.0   0  5.3 14 210 398   72   M 1     17   S
 5  65  49  57  26   8   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.2 15 170 348   63   M       17   S
 6  68  45  57  27   8   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.0 35 310  46    8   M       44  NW
 7  52  28  40  10  25   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.5 21 300 391   71   M       28  NW
 8  36  25  31   2  34   0 0.26   4.3   0  4.3 10  50 110   20   M 1     13   W
 9  36  17  27  -2  38   0 0.26   3.1   6  2.9  7 340 126   23   M 1 2    8  NW
10  37  17  27  -1  38   0 0.00   0.0   5  4.9 10 160 237   43   M 1     15   S
11  44  21  33   5  32   0 0.00   0.0   4  0.9  9 330 421   77   M 1 2   10  NW
12  39  20  30   3  35   0 0.00   0.0   2  2.5 14 160 101   19   M 1 2   18  SE
13  48  37  43  16  22   0 0.12   0.0   T  8.8 17 160   0    0   M 1     22  SE
14  50  37  44  17  21   0 0.44   0.0   0  4.8 14  40   0    0   M 1     16  NW
15  37  25  31   5  34   0 0.13     T   0  9.7 18 290  31    6   M 1     23  NW
16  31  21  26   0  39   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.0 10 360 422   78   M       12   N
17  37  26  32   6  33   0 0.32     T   T  4.6 15 170   0    0   M 1     18   S
18  38  32  35  10  30   0 0.31   0.2   T 10.1 28 300  89   16   M 1     35 WNW
19  44  29  37  12  28   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.5 16 280  54   10   M 1     20 WNW
20  44  28  36  11  29   0 0.03     T   0  9.0 26 270  85   16   M 1     32   W
21  36  29  33   9  32   0    T     T   0 16.5 24 290  71   13   M       31 WNW
22  33  20  27   3  38   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.8 18 310 542  100   M       22  NW
23  43  15  29   5  36   0    T   0.0   0  4.9 20 180 313   58   M       26  SE
24  41  25  33   9  32   0 0.07   0.0   0  6.3 17 180   0    0   M 1     24  SE
25  36  16  26   3  39   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.5 12 250 294   54   M       15  NW
26  33  16  25   3  39   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.1  9 290 415   76   M        9   N
27  32  18  25   2  40   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.0 15 280 328   60   M       17  SW
28  33  15  24   1  41   0    T   0.2   T  9.2 18 260  52   10   M       24   W
29  34  19  27   5  38   0 0.00   0.0   T  8.1 17 240 162   30   M       20 WSW
30  32  22  27   5  38   0    T     T   T 13.5 25 250 478   88   M       32 WSW
31  32  17  25   3  40   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.9 24 280 359   66   M       26   W
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Sm 1314  805       948   0  1.95     7.8 213.9         6706      M
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Av 42.4 25.9                               6.9 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    35 310 16943 40           44  NW 
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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:    1902

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

Average Monthly: 34.1   Total for Month:   1.95    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   7.6   Dptr fm normal:   -0.98    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    68 on  6    Grtst 24hr .62  on 17 18       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     15 on 28                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:   7.8 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 7.4  on 8 9     6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   6 on 9      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:  4     0.01 inch or more: 10
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  7
Min 32 or below: 26     0.50 inch or more:  0
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   949    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal  -245    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  2095    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -470

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   653    Highest SLP 30.59  on 12
Dptr fm normal   146    Lowest  SLP 29.36  on 18

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DEC CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 906 AM EDT TUE JAN 01 2002


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 34.1   OR 7.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 42.4
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 25.9
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  68 ON DAY  6
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  15 ON DAY 28

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   949       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -245       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  2095       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 653
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -470       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 146


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   1.95  OR   0.98 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  28.64  OR   7.53 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  .62  INCHES ON DAY(S) 17 18
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   7.8
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........    7.8
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  7.4  INCHES ON DAY(S) 8 9  

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 10          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  4
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  7          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 26
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.59  INCHES ON DAY 12
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.36  INCHES ON DAY 18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  6.9 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   35 MPH FROM 310 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   44 FROM THE NW 

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