Preliminary Local Climatological Data for Albany, NY

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

             Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:   FEB
                                          Year:    2002

  Temperature in F :        :Pcpn   :Snow:  Wind     :Sunshine: Sky     :Pk Wnd
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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  43  24  34  12  31   0 0.17     T   2 15.0 39 280   0    0   M 1     52 WNW
 2  28  17  23   1  42   0    T     T   2 13.7 39 300 603  100   M       48  NW
 3  38  15  27   4  38   0 0.01   0.2   2  7.5 24 160 471   78   M 1     28  SE
 4  38  16  27   4  38   0 0.06   0.8   2  7.5 25 290 369   61   M 1     31  NW
 5  32  10  21  -2  44   0    T     T   2 14.7 25 290 271   45   M 8 1   33  NW
 6  36  20  28   5  37   0    T     T   2  4.4 18 290 287   47   M 1     25 WNW
 7  42  18  30   7  35   0 0.00   0.0   1  5.1 16 280 169   28   M 1 8   22   W
 8  42  32  37  14  28   0    T     T   1 10.4 25 300 296   48   M       32   W
 9  32  19  26   3  39   0 0.00   0.0   T  7.0 14  10 486   79   M       17   N
10  44  18  31   7  34   0 0.51   0.0   T 10.5 25 180   4    1   M 1     35   S
11  41   9  25   1  40   0 0.24   1.3   1 10.7 29  20 232   37   M 1     36 NNE
12  40   9  25   1  40   0 0.03   0.3   1 13.3 29 290 243   39   M 1     36 WNW
13  34  13  24   0  41   0    T   0.1   T 14.3 32 300 463   74   M 1 8   40 WNW
14  38   8  23  -2  42   0 0.00   0.0   T  8.7 16 160 507   80   M       21   S
15  44  29  37  12  28   0 0.00   0.0   T 15.1 28 180 237   37   M       38   S
16  48  30  39  14  26   0 0.00   0.0   T  5.1 16 320 218   34   M       20  NW
17  39  28  34   9  31   0 0.02   0.4   0  9.6 25 280 119   19   M 1     30   W
18  36  19  28   2  37   0    T     T   T  5.8 14 350 643  100   M       18   N
19  46  16  31   5  34   0 0.00   0.0   T  1.0  8 140 489   75   M        9  SE
20  53  31  42  16  23   0    T   0.0   T  8.0 23 170  10    2   M       30   S
21  59  38  49  23  16   0    T   0.0   0  8.8 21 320 287   44   M 1 8   24  NW
22  42  30  36   9  29   0    T   0.0   0 10.9 21 280   8    1   M       28   W
23  38  23  31   4  34   0    T     T   0  8.8 22 300 560   85   M 8     26  NW
24  46  17  32   5  33   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.0 10 180 662  100   M       14   S
25  54  33  44  16  21   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.7 23 170 405   61   M       31   S
26  62  38  50  22  15   0 0.21   0.0   0 12.7 25 170 641   96   M 1     32   S
27  39  26  33   4  32   0 0.36   0.3   0  8.1 25 310  87   13   M 1     33 WNW
28  33  19  26  -3  39   0    T     T   0 15.3 35 280 538   80   M       40 WNW
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Sm 1167  605       927   0  1.61     3.4 267.7         9305      M
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Av 41.7 21.6                               9.6 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    39 300 17796 52           52  WNW
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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:   FEB
                                          Year:    2002

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

Average Monthly: 31.6   Total for Month:   1.61    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   6.6   Dptr fm normal:   -0.66    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    62 on 26    Grtst 24hr 0.82 on 1           TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:      8 on 14                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:   3.4 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr      on         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:  3     0.01 inch or more:  9
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  5
Min 32 or below: 25     0.50 inch or more:  1
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  0

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   927    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal  -235    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  4058    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal -1045

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     0    Highest SLP 30.60  on 09
Dptr fm normal     0    Lowest  SLP 29.46  on 27

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 FEB CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY 
739 AM EDT FRI MAR 01 2002


TEMPERATURE DATA......
(DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 31.6 OR 6.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 41.7
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 21.6
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS 62 ON DAY 26
LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 8 ON DAY 14

HEATING DEGREE DAYS (BASE 65)         COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ........... 927                     MONTHLY TOTAL .......... 0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.... -235       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN). 4058          SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC) 0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.... -1045      DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL... 0


PRECIPITATION DATA....
..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH......... 1.61 OR 0.66 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST..... 4.38 OR 0.25 INCHES BELOW NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS 0.82 INCHES ON DAY(S) 1 
..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH......... 3.4
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........ 34.1
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS INCHES ON DAY(S) 

..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH .01 INCHES OR MORE 9 HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER 3
WITH .10 INCHES OR MORE 5 HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER 0
WITH .50 INCHES OR MORE 1 LOWS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER 25
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE 0 LOWS 0 DEGREES OR COLDER 0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS CLEAR .. M HIGHEST 30.60 INCHES ON DAY 09
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY .. M LOWEST 29.46 INCHES ON DAY 27
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY .. M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS 9.6 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS... 39 MPH FROM 300 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS.... 52 FROM THE WNW

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