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CLAALB

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1157 AM EST MON JAN 3 2011

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...THE ALBANY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2010...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
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            96   07/06                         91  08/17
LOWEST             -2   01/30                         -8  01/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.4              57.6     1.8     57.0
AVG. MINIMUM     41.0              37.5     3.5     38.7
MEAN             50.2              47.5     2.7     47.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     14               8.4     5.6        4
DAYS MAX <= 32     45              45.0     0.0       53
DAYS MIN <= 32    127             145.0   -18.0      137
DAYS MIN <= 0       2              11.5    -9.5        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        49.37   1878
 MINIMUM        21.55   1964
TOTALS          37.84             38.60   -0.76    41.22
DAYS >= .01       124             137.0   -13.0      132
DAYS >= .10        69              78.6    -9.6       76
DAYS >= .50        27              25.8     1.2       23
DAYS >= 1.00        8               7.0     1.0       10
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.04   10/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           45.1              62.7   -17.6     37.9
DAYS >= TRACE      64              35.7    28.3       54
DAYS >= 1.0        13              15.3    -2.3       10
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      6.4   02/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6108              6860    -752     6601
 SINCE 7/1       2508              2602     -94     2487
COOLING TOTAL     839               544     295      450
 SINCE 1/1        839               544     295      450
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/270    DATE  12/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/300    DATE  05/04


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             24     MIXED PRECIP               4
HEAVY RAIN               21     RAIN                      55
LIGHT RAIN              139     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                8     SNOW                      14
LIGHT SNOW               57     SLEET                      5
FOG                     163     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     21
HAZE                     61

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

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