Preliminary Local Climatological Data for Albany, NY

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

                                                    
 		Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month: OCT
                                          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  71  45  58   2   7   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.7 10 350 575   82   M       13   N
 2  72  47  60   5   5   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.9 16 290 467   67   M 1     18 WNW
 3  80  49  65  10   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.3 14 170 631   90   M 1 8   18   S
 4  83  59  71  17   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  6.4 16 250 680   98   M 1 8   22  SW
 5  81  51  66  12   0   1 0.00   0.0   0  7.6 21 220 644   93   M 1 8   26  SW
 6  67  42  55   1  10   0 0.09   0.0   0 15.1 31 280 213   31   M       40   W
 7  52  33  43 -10  22   0    T   0.0   0 13.1 32 280 424   62   M       43   W
 8  51  31  41 -12  24   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.1 21 290 685  100   M       26  NW
 9  59  27  43 -10  22   0    T   0.0   0  6.3 14 180 593   87   M       18   S
10  69  45  57   5   8   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.9 13 170 684  100   M       16   S
11  75  39  57   5   8   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.6 15 180 676  100   M       18   S
12  76  47  62  11   3   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.7 10 190 652   97   M 1     13   S
13  78  53  66  15   0   1 0.00   0.0   0  6.3 17 150 655   98   M 1     20   S
14  63  54  59   8   6   0 0.02   0.0   0 11.6 21 160  96   14   M 1     26 SSE
15  66  40  53   3  12   0 0.39   0.0   0  8.1 21 320 380   57   M 1     26  NW
16  67  36  52   2  13   0 0.38   0.0   0  6.5 28 280 446   67   M 1 2 8 32   W
17  55  39  47  -3  18   0 0.09   0.0   0 14.1 29 280 112   17   M 1     39  SW
18  52  31  42  -7  23   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.5 29 280 532   82   M       33   W
19  61  31  46  -3  19   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.2 20 170 408   62   M       26   S
20  64  42  53   4  12   0    T   0.0   0  6.3 16 260 304   47   M       21   W
21  73  42  58  10   7   0    T   0.0   0  9.8 22 190 378   58   M       26   S
22  60  37  49   1  16   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.7 15 280 164   25   M 1 8   17 WNW
23  65  34  50   2  15   0 0.02   0.0   0  9.4 22 160 127   20   M 1     29 SSE
24  70  53  62  15   3   0 0.18   0.0   0  3.7 14 160  79   12   M 1 2   20  SE
25  71  44  58  11   7   0    T   0.0   0 10.1 29 270 238   37   M 2 1   37   W
26  55  39  47   0  18   0    T   0.0   0 11.5 29 240 326   51   M       38  SW
27  49  40  45  -2  20   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.7 24 300 206   33   M       31   W
28  48  29  39  -7  26   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.4 16 290 508   81   M       21  NW
29  53  24  39  -7  26   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.3 13 170 501   80   M       15 SSE
30  55  28  42  -4  23   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.2 18 340 546   88   M       23  NW
31  43  23  33 -12  32   0 0.09     T   0  4.8 13 170   5    1   M 1     18   S
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Sm 1984 1234       405   8  1.26    T    249.9        12935      M
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Av 64.0 39.8                               8.1 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    32 280 20701 62           43  W  
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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:   OCT
                                          Year:    1901

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

Average Monthly: 51.9   Total for Month:   1.26    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   1.7   Dptr fm normal:   -1.57    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    83 on  4    Grtst 24hr .47  on 16 17       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     23 on 31                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month: T   Inches    5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr T    on 31      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:  8
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  3
Min 32 or below:  8     0.50 inch or more:  0
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   405    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -53    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total   542    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal   -69

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     8
Dptr fm normal     8    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   653    Highest SLP 30.67  on 9 
Dptr fm normal   146    Lowest  SLP 29.47  on 6 

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OCT CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 720 AM EDT THU NOV 01 2001


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 51.9   OR 1.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 64.0
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 39.8
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  83 ON DAY  4
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  23 ON DAY 31

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   405       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   8
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -53       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   8
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).   542       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 653
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -69       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 146


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   1.26  OR   1.57 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  25.34  OR   4.67 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  .47  INCHES ON DAY(S) 16 17
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   0.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........     T
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  T    INCHES ON DAY(S) 31   

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE  8          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  3          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER  8
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.67  INCHES ON DAY 9 
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.47  INCHES ON DAY 6 
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  8.1 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   32 MPH FROM 280 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   43 FROM THE W  

REMARKS...

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