Preliminary Local Climatological Data for Albany, NY

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        PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

             Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:APR
                                          Year:    2002

  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  50  37  44   3  21   0 0.18   0.0   0 13.1 35 300 192   25   M 1     44   W
 2  52  32  42   1  23   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.6 20 170 433   57   M       25 SSE
 3  57  36  47   5  18   0 0.06   0.0   0 13.7 24 300   0    0   M 1     33 WNW
 4  44  29  37  -5  28   0 0.00   0.0   0 16.2 29 290 540   70   M       35   W
 5  39  21  30 -12  35   0 0.04   0.5   0  6.1 14 300 162   21   M 1     16   N
 6  43  25  34  -9  31   0 0.10   1.9   2 11.6 26 280 536   69   M 1     33 WNW
 7  46  20  33 -10  32   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.1 15 170 618   79   M       18   S
 8  54  40  47   3  18   0    T   0.0   0 12.2 21 160  23    3   M       25   S
 9  67  49  58  14   7   0 0.20   0.0   0 15.8 24 300  58    7   M 1     31  NW
10  57  38  48   4  17   0 0.00   0.0   0 13.0 29 290 612   78   M       35   W
11  63  33  48   3  17   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.6 21 160 609   77   M       26   S
12  67  41  54   9  11   0 0.00   0.0   0 16.5 28 180 538   68   M       37   S
13  70  56  63  17   2   0 0.09   0.0   0 11.3 18 180   6    1   M 1     24   S
14  70  51  61  15   4   0 0.23   0.0   0  8.5 23 270 586   73   M 1     30   W
15  77  57  67  21   0   2 0.18   0.0   0  6.7 17 270 412   51   M 1     22   W
16  89  53  71  24   0   6 0.00   0.0   0  4.0 14 320 806  100   M       17   W
17  91  58  75  28   0  10    T   0.0   0  7.0 22 280 809  100   M 1 3 8 28   W
18  87  60  74  26   0   9 0.00   0.0   0  6.5 16 280 811  100   M       23   W
19  82  58  70  22   0   5 0.02   0.0   0 10.5 23 300 700   86   M 8     26 WNW
20  65  43  54   6  11   0 0.04   0.0   0 10.8 25 290 325   46   M       32   W
21  50  37  44  -5  21   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.8 18 260 480   69   M       22   W
22  40  34  37 -12  28   0 0.13     T   0  6.2 20 300   0    0   M 1     23 WNW
23  50  34  42  -8  23   0    T     T   0 10.0 21 290   0    0   M 5     26 WNW
24  60  26  43  -7  22   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.3 15 160 828  100   M       21 SSE
25  53  29  41  -9  24   0 0.40   0.0   0 11.5 29 170 188   23   M 1     37 SSE
26  48  28  38 -13  27   0 0.03     T   0 11.4 25 280 346   42   M 1     30   W
27  56  31  44  -7  21   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.1 18 280 727   87   M       28  NW
28  45  40  43  -9  22   0 0.61   0.0   0  4.3 13 330   0    0   M 1     14  NW
29  43  37  40 -12  25   0 0.08   0.0   0 12.5 26 280   0    0   M 1     32  NW
30  50  34  42 -11  23   0 0.12   0.0   0  6.2 17 220 257   30   M 1     22   W
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Sm 1765 1167       511  32  2.51     2.4 288.1        11602      M
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Av 58.8 38.9                               9.6 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    35 300 23807 49           44  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:   APR
                                          Year:    1902

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

Average Monthly: 48.9   Total for Month:   2.51    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   2.5   Dptr fm normal:   -0.74    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    91 on 17    Grtst 24hr 0.62 on 28 29       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     20 on  7                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:   2.4 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 2.4  on 5 6     6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   2 on 6      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: 16
Max 90 or above:  1     0.10 inch or more:  9
Min 32 or below:  9     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   511    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -47    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  5454    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal -1159

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.    32
Dptr fm normal    32    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total    32    Highest SLP 30.68  on 11
Dptr fm normal    32    Lowest  SLP 29.49  on 28

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APR CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 634 AM EDT WED MAY 01 2002


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 48.9   OR 2.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 58.8
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 38.9
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  91 ON DAY 17
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  20 ON DAY  7

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   511       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........  32
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -47       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  32
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  5454       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)  32
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.... -1159       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  32


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.51  OR   0.74 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  10.46  OR   0.35 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  0.62 INCHES ON DAY(S) 28 29
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   2.4
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   45.2
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  2.4  INCHES ON DAY(S) 5 6  

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 16          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  9          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  1
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER  9
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  0          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.68  INCHES ON DAY 11
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.49  INCHES ON DAY 28
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  9.6 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   35 MPH FROM 300 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   44 FROM THE W  

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