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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
530 AM EST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2013

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   07/19                         98  07/17
LOWEST             -5   12/17                          0  01/22
                        02/10                             01/15
                        01/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.2              57.9     0.3     61.2
AVG. MINIMUM     39.1              38.7     0.4     42.1
MEAN             48.6              48.3     0.3     51.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     15               7.1     7.9       13
DAYS MAX <= 32     43              42.8     0.2       18
DAYS MIN <= 32    150             135.0    15.0      126
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               7.6    -2.6        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.78   1871
 MINIMUM        21.55   1964
TOTALS          43.83             39.35    4.48    36.99
DAYS >= .01       132             137.8    -5.8      134
DAYS >= .10        78              79.3    -1.3       70
DAYS >= .50        37              26.6    10.4       29
DAYS >= 1.00       10               7.4     2.6        6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.46   05/21 TO 05/22

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           60.1              59.1     1.0     30.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE      96              34.8    61.2       68
DAYS >= 1.0        16              14.7     1.3        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   12/18                         10  12/30
                        12/15
 24 HR TOTAL      6.5   12/14 TO 12/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6578              6680    -102     5591
 SINCE 7/1       2524              2535     -11     2262
COOLING TOTAL     763               597     166      814
 SINCE 1/1        763               598     165      814

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              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/280    DATE  06/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/330    DATE  05/29


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             31     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               25     RAIN                      55
LIGHT RAIN              146     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          9     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                7     SNOW                      28
LIGHT SNOW               86     SLEET                     16
FOG                     189     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     23
HAZE                     29

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

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