Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
835 AM MDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   05/27/1951
 LOW               28   05/07/1975
                        05/01/1967
HIGHEST            88   05/31        90      -2       92  05/31
                                                          05/28
LOWEST             39   05/10        37       2       38  05/14
                                                          05/13
                                                          05/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.0              78.8    -4.8     78.7
AVG. MINIMUM     49.6              52.5    -2.9     50.4
MEAN             61.8              65.6    -3.8     64.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.6    -1.6        2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.07   1941
 MINIMUM            T   2006
                        2004
                        1998
TOTALS           1.86              0.50    1.36     0.60
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.02    0.04     0.02
DAYS >= .01        12               4.2     7.8        4
DAYS >= .10         8               1.6     6.4        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.75   05/04 TO 05/04              0.28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2011
                        2007
TOTALS              TR              0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        15.2               9.6     5.6      6.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        TR  05/04 TO 05/04               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     125                71      54      113
 SINCE 7/1       3651              4175    -524     3980
COOLING TOTAL      33                91     -58      106
 SINCE 1/1         33                98     -65      112
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/110    DATE  05/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/130    DATE  05/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     45

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

-  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
MAY 2015 WAS 74.0 DEGREES.  THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 49.6 DEGREES.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 88 DEGREES ON THE 31ST.
THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 39 DEGREES ON THE 10TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR MAY 2015 WAS 1.86 INCHES WHICH WAS 1.36
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS A TRACE WHICH FELL ON THE
4TH AS HAIL.

AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 9.9 MILES PER HOUR.  THE PEAK WIND GUST FOR
THE MONTH WAS 59 MPH FROM THE SOUTHEAST WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 18TH.

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