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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1202 PM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 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             104   07/04/1911
 LOW              -28   01/19/1971
HIGHEST            95   07/29                         91  07/23
                                                          07/01
LOWEST            -12   02/03                        -12  01/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.7              57.9     1.8     57.5
AVG. MINIMUM     39.3              38.7     0.6     38.4
MEAN             49.5              48.3     1.2     48.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      9               7.1     1.9        4
DAYS MAX <= 32     52              42.8     9.2       56
DAYS MIN <= 32    123             135.0   -12.0      139
DAYS MIN <= 0      20               7.6    12.4        9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.78   1871
 MINIMUM        21.55   1964
TOTALS          38.65             39.35   -0.70    39.70
DAYS >= .01       124             137.8   -13.8      137
DAYS >= .10        72              79.3    -7.3       79
DAYS >= .50        25              26.6    -1.6       28
DAYS >= 1.00        7               7.4    -0.4        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.79   09/29 TO 09/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 24 HR TOTAL     30.4   03/12/1888 TO 03/12/1888
 SNOW DEPTH        36   01/01/1970
                        12/29/1969
                        12/28/1969
TOTALS           53.6              60.3    -6.7     75.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE      68              34.8    33.2       85
DAYS >= 1.0        13              14.7    -1.7       16
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        17   02/15                         18  02/14
 24 HR TOTAL     11.9   02/02 TO 02/02

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6393              6680    -287     6727
 SINCE 7/1       1793              2535    -742     2273
COOLING TOTAL     906               597     309      659
 SINCE 1/1        906               598     308      659

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/24/1963
 LATEST       05/27/1969
EARLIEST                        10/10
LATEST                          04/28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/290    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/280    DATE  03/02


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             20     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               25     RAIN                      43
LIGHT RAIN              137     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      12
LIGHT SNOW               60     SLEET                      7
FOG                     156     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     16
HAZE                     37

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

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