Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
627 AM MDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              89   04/21/1989
                        04/22/1965
 LOW               18   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            82   04/30        84      -2       81  04/22
                                                          04/10
                                                          04/09
LOWEST             30   04/17        27       3       33  04/15
                                                          04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.1              69.0     1.1     70.3
AVG. MINIMUM     43.3              43.0     0.3     42.6
MEAN             56.7              56.0     0.7     56.4
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           0.36              0.61   -0.25     0.01
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01         3               3.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= .10         2               1.6     0.4        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.22   04/26 TO 04/26              0.01
                        04/25 TO 04/26
                        04/26 TO 04/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.1   1973
TOTALS              T               0.6    -0.6      0.0
SINCE 7/1        15.2               9.6     5.6      6.6
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   04/24 TO 04/24               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     241               277     -36      254
 SINCE 7/1       3526              4104    -578     3867
COOLING TOTAL       0                 7      -7        6
 SINCE 1/1          0                 7      -7        6
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/090    DATE  04/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/250    DATE  04/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     33

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                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     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 2015 WAS 70.1 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 43.3 DEGREES.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 82 DEGREES ON THE 30TH.
THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 30 DEGREES ON THE 17TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR APRIL 2015 WAS 0.36 INCHES WHICH WAS
0.25 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.  THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS A TRACE DUE
TO SMALL HAIL THAT FELL AT THE SUNPORT.

AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 9.4 MILES PER HOUR.  THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 50 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE WEST SOUTHWEST
WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 15TH.





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