Preliminary Local Climatological Data for Albany, NY

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


                                        STATION:  ALBANY NY
                                                                   MONTH:   Mar 2002

MAR 
                                          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  42  16  29   0  36   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.1 21 270 432   64   M       25   W
 2  45  19  32   2  33   0    T   0.0   0  7.8 23 160 188   28   M 1 8   30 ESE
 3  64  32  48  18  17   0 0.17   0.0   0 15.0 38 300 167   25   M 1     44  NW
 4  32  18  25  -5  40   0    T     T   0 12.7 25 310 329   48   M 8 1   32   W
 5  31  15  23  -8  42   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.5 24 290 447   65   M       28   W
 6  49  22  36   5  29   0 0.02   0.2   0  4.6 14 190 203   30   M 1 8   16   S
 7  45  24  35   3  30   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.1 12 360 186   27   M 1 8   15  NW
 8  61  29  45  13  20   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.1 25 170 481   69   M       32 SSE
 9  66  46  56  24   9   0    T   0.0   0 16.5 31 170 147   21   0       46   S
10  60  24  42   9  23   0 0.38     T   0 19.3 33 270 299   43   M 1 3   44   W
11  35  23  29  -4  36   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.3 26 280 506   72   M       37   W
12  39  25  32  -1  33   0 0.01   0.1   0  5.3 14 170  42    6   M 1 2   17   S
13  44  25  35   1  30   0    T   0.0   0  2.5 14 180   9    1   M 1 2 8 16  SE
14  58  34  46  12  19   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.8 17 270 615   86   M 1 2   21   W
15  60  32  46  11  19   0 0.00   0.0   0  8.0 25 160  63    9   M 8 1   30  SE
16  54  24  39   4  26   0 0.10   0.0   0  9.3 21  20 141   20   M 8 1   25   N
17  42  19  31  -4  34   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.3 12  50 295   41   M       15  NE
18  35  31  33  -3  32   0 0.51   3.9   2  7.3 13 160   0    0   M 1 2   16   S
19  40  33  37   0  28   0    T     T   1  5.0 20 300  65    9   M 1     23 WNW
20  36  32  34  -3  31   0 0.68   3.5   4  4.7 16 150   0    0   M 1 2   20  SE
21  45  19  32  -5  33   0 0.07   0.2   1 13.4 37 300 321   44   M 1     47  NW
22  27  12  20 -17  45   0    T     T   T 16.2 30 290 586   79   M 1     37 WNW
23  42  19  31  -7  34   0 0.01   0.3   T 11.0 24 250 176   24   M 1     30  SW
24  41  25  33  -5  32   0 0.01   0.2   T  8.2 18 280 294   40   M 8 1   24   W
25  38  28  33  -5  32   0    T   0.1   T  7.7 15  50 459   62   M 1 8   20   N
26  33  25  29 -10  36   0 1.49   0.2   T  4.9 12 310   0    0   M 1     13  NW
27  38  33  36  -3  29   0 0.06   0.0   0 12.4 28 290  86   11   M 1     32   W
28  48  27  38  -2  27   0 0.00   0.0   0 10.1 21 290 752  100   M       24 WNW
29  61  25  43   3  22   0 0.00   0.0   0 11.4 26 160 547   72   M       33   S
30  62  43  53  13  12   0 0.02   0.0   0 12.7 30 170 453   60   M 1     40   S
31  61  36  49   8  16   0 0.03   0.0   0  2.6 12 170 393   52   M       14   S
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Sm 1434  815       885   0  3.56     8.7 281.8         8682      M
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Av 46.3 26.3                               9.1 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    38 300 22280 39           47  NW 
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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:   MAR
                                          Year:    1902

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

Average Monthly: 36.3   Total for Month:   3.56    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   2.0   Dptr fm normal:    0.39    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    66 on  9    Grtst 24hr 1.49 on 26          TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     12 on 22                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month:   8.7 Inches  5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 3.9  on 18      6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   4 on 2      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: 14
Max 90 or above:  0     0.10 inch or more:  6
Min 32 or below: 25     0.50 inch or more:  3
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  1

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   885    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -67    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  4943    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal -1112

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.     0
Dptr fm normal     0    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total     0    Highest SLP 30.73  on 2 
Dptr fm normal     0    Lowest  SLP 29.41  on 3 
CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 837 AM EDT MON APR 01 2002


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 36.3   OR 2.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 46.3
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 26.3
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  66 ON DAY  9
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  12 ON DAY 22

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   885       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -67       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  4943       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)   0
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.... -1112       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...   0


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   3.56  OR   0.39 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....   7.95  OR   0.15 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  1.49 INCHES ON DAY(S) 26   
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   8.7
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   42.8
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  3.9  INCHES ON DAY(S) 18   

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 14          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  3
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  6          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  0
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  3          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER 25
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


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

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.73  INCHES ON DAY 2 
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.41  INCHES ON DAY 3 
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

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

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  9.1 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   38 MPH FROM 300 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   47 FROM THE NW 

REMARKS...

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

                                          Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:   MAR
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