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Preliminary Local Climatological Data for Albany, NY

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

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

                                          Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:   MAY
                                          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  86  44  65  13   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.6 16 280 846  100   M       18   W
 2  88  48  68  15   0   3 0.00   0.0   0  5.3 26 280 737   87   M       30   W
 3  89  53  71  18   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  6.1 21 310 851  100   M 1 8   25 WNW
 4  88  55  72  19   0   7 0.00   0.0   0  8.3 22  30 697   77   M 1 8   26   W
 5  70  44  57   3   8   0 0.01   0.0   0 11.0 23 330 604   71   M       30  NW
 6  68  35  52  -2  13   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.7 15 150 858  100   M       20  SE
 7  69  36  53  -2  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.8 17 180 860  100   M       21   S
 8  74  41  58   3   7   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.4 20 180 862  100   M       25   S
 9  75  48  62   7   3   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.3 10 350 492   57   M       13   S
10  81  45  63   7   2   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.9 23 280 788   91   M 1     28 WNW
11  84  45  65   9   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.6 15 160 811   93   M       20 SSE
12  79  51  65   9   0   0 0.31   0.0   0  8.8 35 270 293   34   M 8 1   44   W
13  63  43  53  -3  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.2 17  30 573   66   M       21  NE
14  65  37  51  -6  14   0 0.05   0.0   0  6.0 24 290 665   76   M       30   W
15  67  37  52  -6  13   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.2 23 320 471   54   M       29 WNW
16  60  40  50  -8  15   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.8 13 700 155   18   M 1     16 ENE
17  63  43  53  -5  12   0    T   0.0   0  7.5 15 170 246   28   M       20 SSE
18  62  52  57  -1   8   0    T   0.0   0 11.2 20 180  22    2   M 1     25  SE
19  76  53  65   6   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.4 17 290 399   45   M 8 1 2 20 WNW
20  75  49  62   3   3   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.9 17 200 450   51   M       21   S
21  74  51  63   4   2   0    T   0.0   0  9.0 18 190 548   62   M       23   S
22  62  57  60   0   5   0 0.72   0.0   0  3.4  9 130   0    0   M 1     14  SE
23  60  56  58  -2   7   0 0.54   0.0   0  3.2  9  20   0    0   M 1     13  SE
24  61  54  58  -2   7   0 0.02   0.0   0  3.6  9 130   0    0   M 1     13  SE
25  63  51  57  -4   8   0    T   0.0   0  5.0 17 140  82    9   M       22  SE
26  60  56  58  -3   7   0 0.20   0.0   0  4.4 12 170   2    0   M 1     15   S
27  67  56  62   1   3   0 0.66   0.0   0  3.7 14 160  59    7   M 1     16 SSE
28  63  51  57  -5   8   0 0.68   0.0   0  4.5 20 260 142   16   M 1 3 8 25   W
29  66  49  58  -4   7   0 0.02   0.0   0  7.3 22 290 444   49   M 1     28 WNW
30  59  45  52 -10  13   0    T   0.0   0 13.5 29 280 335   37   M       37 WNW
31  62  44  53 -10  12   0 0.00   0.0   0 13.6 25 290 827   91   M       32   W
===============================================================================
Sm 2179 1469       201  16  3.21    0    215.2        14119      M
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Av 70.3 47.4                               6.9 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    35 270 27001 52           44  W  
===============================================================================
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:   MAY
                                          Year:    1901

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

Average Monthly: 58.9   Total for Month:   3.21    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   1.3   Dptr fm normal:   -0.20    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    89 on  3    Grtst 24hr .82  on 27 28       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     35 on  6                               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: 10
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  6
Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  4
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   201    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -46    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  6905    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal    45

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.    16
Dptr fm normal    -2    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total    19    Highest SLP 30.58  on 7 
Dptr fm normal     1    Lowest  SLP 29.71  on 28

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MAY CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 557 AM EDT FRI JUN 01 2001


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 58.9   OR 1.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 70.3
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 47.4
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  89 ON DAY  3
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  35 ON DAY  6

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   201       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........  16
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -46       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  -2
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  6905       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)  19
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....    45       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   1


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   3.21  OR   0.20 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  12.90  OR   1.06 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  .82  INCHES ON DAY(S) 27 28
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   0.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   77.1
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  0    INCHES ON DAY(S)      

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 10          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  6          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  4          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 30.58  INCHES ON DAY 7 
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.71  INCHES ON DAY 28
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 270 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   44 FROM THE W  

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