Preliminary Local Climatological Data for Albany, NY

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

                                                    
 		Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:   SEP
                                          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  70  52  61  -5   4   0 0.02   0.0   0 10.6 23 300 673   85   M 1     28  NW
 2  72  47  60  -6   5   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.6  9 360 787  100   M       14   N
 3  79  51  65   0   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.5 18 160 784  100   M       24  SE
 4  78  61  70   5   0   5 0.04   0.0   0  9.1 17 270 326   42   M 1     22 WNW
 5  73  53  63  -2   2   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.0 16  20 541   69   M       21   N
 6  78  46  62  -3   3   0 0.00   0.0   0  2.2  9 200 776  100   M       13   S
 7  86  51  69   5   0   4 0.00   0.0   0  5.4 14 180 773  100   M       17   S
 8  86  62  74  10   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  9.6 15 170 736   95   M       20   S
 9  86  62  74  10   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  9.2 20 160 768  100   M 1     25   S
10  79  58  69   6   0   4 0.17   0.0   0  7.9 20 170 205   27   M 1     26   S
11  78  51  65   2   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.5 20 310 742   97   M 1     24 WNW
12  77  48  63   0   2   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.0 10 180 760  100   M       13   S
13  76  56  66   4   0   1 0.09   0.0   0  8.6 18 320 513   68   M 1     22   N
14  66  46  56  -6   9   0 0.31   0.0   0  7.0 15 330 300   40   M 1     20 NNE
15  67  40  54  -8  11   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.0 10 350 750  100   M       13  NW
16  72  40  56  -6   9   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.5 16 300 747  100   M       18  NW
17  76  44  60  -1   5   0 0.00   0.0   0  1.3  8 260 745  100   M 1     10   N
18  73  46  60  -1   5   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.1 10 100 402   54   M 1     12   E
19  78  52  65   5   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.9 17 190 554   75   M 1 8   21   S
20  72  63  68   9   0   3 0.48   0.0   0  9.0 20 180   0    0   M 1     24  SE
21  78  64  71  12   0   6 0.07   0.0   0  7.1 14 170 428   58   M 1     17   S
22  77  56  67   8   0   2 0.00   0.0   0  7.0 16 300 411   56   M 1 8   18 WNW
23  76  53  65   6   0   0 0.00   0.0   0  1.8  8 350 520   71   M 1     10   N
24  79  54  67   9   0   2 0.03   0.0   0  9.2 21 150 206   28   M 1 8   30   S
25  71  55  63   5   2   0 0.47   0.0   0  8.7 17 130  32    4   M 1     24 ESE
26  63  43  53  -5  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.6 15 300 426   59   M       20   W
27  58  47  53  -4  12   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.0 10 280  35    5   M       13 SSE
28  61  47  54  -3  11   0 0.02   0.0   0  7.6 17  10  90   13   M 1     20 NNE
29  64  44  54  -2  11   0 0.01   0.0   0  7.8 18  20 286   40   M       23   N
30  64  39  52  -4  13   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.0 16  20 597   85   M       20   N
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Sm 2213 1531       116  45  1.71    0    189.8        14913      M
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Av 73.8 51.0                               6.3 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    23 300 22699 66           30  S  
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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:   SEP
                                          Year:    2001

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

Average Monthly: 62.4   Total for Month:   1.71    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   1.1   Dptr fm normal:   -1.24    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    86 on  9    Grtst 24hr .55  on 20 21       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     39 on 30                               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: 11
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  4
Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  0
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   116    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -25    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total   137    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal   -16

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.    45
Dptr fm normal    15    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total   645    Highest SLP 30.32  on 30
Dptr fm normal   138    Lowest  SLP 29.65  on 25

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SEP CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 605 AM EDT MON OCT 01 2001


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 62.4   OR 1.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 73.8
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 51.0
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  86 ON DAY  9
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  39 ON DAY 30

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   116       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........  45
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -25       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  15
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).   137       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 645
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -16       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 138


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   1.71  OR   1.24 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  24.08  OR   3.10 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  .55  INCHES ON DAY(S) 20 21
                              ..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 11          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  4          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  0          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 30.32  INCHES ON DAY 30
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.65  INCHES ON DAY 25
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  6.3 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   23 MPH FROM 300 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   30 FROM THE S  

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