Climatological Report (Annual)
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CXUS51 KALY 011502
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1000 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2012

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...THE ALBANY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2011

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            99   07/21                         96  07/06
LOWEST            -13   01/24                         -2  01/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.3              57.9     1.4     59.4
AVG. MINIMUM     40.6              38.7     1.9     41.0
MEAN             50.0              48.3     1.7     50.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               7.1     0.9       14
DAYS MAX <= 32     47              42.8     4.2       45
DAYS MIN <= 32    131             135.0    -4.0      127
DAYS MIN <= 0       6               7.6    -1.6        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        49.37   1878
 MINIMUM        21.55   1964
TOTALS          53.68             39.35   14.33    37.84
DAYS >= .01       142             137.8     4.2      124
DAYS >= .10        94              79.3    14.7       69
DAYS >= .50        38              26.6    11.4       27
DAYS >= 1.00       12               7.4     4.6        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.81   08/27 TO 08/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           80.3              59.1    21.2     45.1
DAYS >= TRACE      76              34.8    41.2       64
DAYS >= 1.0        16              14.7     1.3       13
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     12.8   01/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6148              6680    -532     6108
 SINCE 7/1       2010              2535    -525     2508
COOLING TOTAL     794               597     197      839
 SINCE 1/1        794               597     197      839
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/290    DATE  02/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/300    DATE  12/16


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             38     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN               33     RAIN                      64
LIGHT RAIN              148     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          8     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                      18
LIGHT SNOW               69     SLEET                     18
FOG                     194     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     17
HAZE                     51

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

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