Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1246 PM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2016

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            81   04/23        84      -3       82  04/30
                        04/22
LOWEST             34   04/19        27       7       30  04/17
                        04/02
                        04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.9              69.0    -0.1     70.1
AVG. MINIMUM     42.8              43.0    -0.2     43.3
MEAN             55.8              56.0    -0.2     56.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.7    -1.7        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.00   2004
 MINIMUM            T   2003
                        2000
                        1996
TOTALS           0.66              0.61    0.05     0.36
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               3.2     4.8        3
DAYS >= .10         2               1.6     0.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.35   04/08 TO 04/08              0.22
                        04/08 TO 04/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.1   1973
TOTALS              T               0.6    -0.6        T
SINCE 7/1         9.8               9.6     0.2     15.2
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        T   04/01 TO 04/01                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     272               277      -5      241
 SINCE 7/1       3694              4104    -410     3526
COOLING TOTAL       5                 7      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          5                 7      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/080    DATE  04/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/210    DATE  04/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     40

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

-  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 2016
WAS 68.9 DEGREES.  THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 42.8
DEGREES.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 81 DEGREES RECORDED BOTH ON THE
22ND AND 23RD OF THE MONTH.  THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 34
DEGREES RECORDED ON BOTH THE 1ST AND 2ND OF THE MONTH AND AGAIN ON THE
19TH OF THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR APRIL 2016 WAS 0.66 INCHES WHICH WAS 0.05
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE TOTAL SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH WAS A TRACE WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 1ST. THIS IS 0.6 INCHES BELOW NORMAL FOR THE MONTH.

AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 9.6 MILES PER HOUR.  THE PEAK WIND GUST FOR THE MONTH
WAS 52 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE SOUTHWEST WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 25TH.

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