Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
539 PM MDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              89   04/21/1989
                        04/22/1965
 LOW               18   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            82   04/24        84      -2       81  04/23
                                                          04/22
LOWEST             31   04/02        27       4       34  04/19
                                                          04/02
                                                          04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.5              69.0     1.5     68.9
AVG. MINIMUM     43.5              43.0     0.5     42.8
MEAN             57.0              56.0     1.0     55.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               1.7     0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.00   2004
 MINIMUM            T   2003
                        2000
                        1996
TOTALS           0.78              0.61    0.17     0.66
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         4               3.2     0.8        8
DAYS >= .10         4               1.6     2.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.23   04/29 TO 04/29              0.35

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.1   1973
TOTALS            0.7               0.6     0.1        T
SINCE 7/1         3.6               9.6    -6.0      9.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   04/29 TO 04/29                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     238               277     -39      272
 SINCE 7/1       3228              4104    -876     3694
COOLING TOTAL       4                 7      -3        5
 SINCE 1/1          5                 7      -2        5
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/280    DATE  04/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/300    DATE  04/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     36

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT IN APRIL
2017 WAS 70.5 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE
AVERAGE MINIMUM TERMPERATURE WAS 43.5 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.5 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 57.0 WHICH IS 1.0
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 82 DEGREES ON THE 24TH AND
THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 31 DEGREES ON THE 2ND.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR APRIL 2017 WAS 0.78 INCHES WHICH WAS 0.17
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE GREATEST 24 HOUR TOTAL WAS 0.23 INCHES ON
THE 29TH. TOTAL SNOWFALL FOR APRIL WAS 0.7 INCHES WHICH IS 0.1
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGHEST 1 DAY TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 0.7 INCHES
ON THE 29TH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 9.6 MILES PER HOUR FOR APRIL. THE PEAK
GUST FOR THE MONTH WAS 65 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST WHICH OCCURED ON
THE 27TH OF APRIL.

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