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CXUS51 KALY 251627
CLAALB

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
200 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2010

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...THE ALBANY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2009

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            91   08/17                         96  06/10
LOWEST             -8   01/16                         -5  01/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.0              57.6    -0.6     58.4
AVG. MINIMUM     38.7              37.5     1.2     39.5
MEAN             47.8              47.5     0.3     49.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               8.4    -4.4        6
DAYS MAX <= 32     53              45.0     8.0       41
DAYS MIN <= 32    137             145.0    -8.0      141
DAYS MIN <= 0       6              11.5    -5.5        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        49.37   1878
 MINIMUM        21.55   1964
TOTALS          41.22             38.60    2.62    47.80
DAYS >= .01       132             137.0    -5.0      147
DAYS >= .10        76              78.6    -2.6       94
DAYS >= .50        23              25.8    -2.8       28
DAYS >= 1.00       10               7.0     3.0       11
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.12   07/01 TO 07/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           37.9              62.7   -24.8     57.5
DAYS >= TRACE      54              35.7    18.3       70
DAYS >= 1.0        10              15.3    -5.3       13
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      7.3   12/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6601              6860    -259     6435
 SINCE 7/1       2487              2602    -115     2507
COOLING TOTAL     450               544     -94      669
 SINCE 1/1        450               544     -94      669
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/280    DATE  10/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/270    DATE  10/07


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             18     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               30     RAIN                      59
LIGHT RAIN              129     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      14
LIGHT SNOW               48     SLEET                      7
FOG                     187     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     46
HAZE                     84

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

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NOTE: ALL SNOWFALL AND SNOW DEPTH MEASUREMENTS WERE TAKEN AT THE
NATIONAL  WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN ALBANY NY...LOCATED
ON THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY CAMPUS IN ALBANY NY.

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