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CLAALB

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
311 PM EST TUE JAN 1 2013

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2012

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            98   07/17                         99  07/21
LOWEST              0   01/22                        -13  01/24
                        01/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.2              57.9     3.3     59.3
AVG. MINIMUM     42.1              38.7     3.4     40.6
MEAN             51.6              48.3     3.3     50.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     13               7.1     5.9        8
DAYS MAX <= 32     18              42.8   -24.8       47
DAYS MIN <= 32    126             135.0    -9.0      131
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               7.6    -5.6        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.78   1871
 MINIMUM        21.55   1964
TOTALS          36.99             39.35   -2.36    53.68
DAYS >= .01       134             137.8    -3.8      142
DAYS >= .10        70              79.3    -9.3       94
DAYS >= .50        29              26.6     2.4       38
DAYS >= 1.00        6               7.4    -1.4       12
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.27   09/18 TO 09/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           30.6              59.1   -28.5     80.3
DAYS >= TRACE      68              34.8    33.2       76
DAYS >= 1.0         8              14.7    -6.7       16
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      7.8   12/26 TO 12/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5591              6680   -1089     6148
 SINCE 7/1       2262              2535    -273     2010
COOLING TOTAL     814               597     217      794
 SINCE 1/1        814               598     216      794
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/290    DATE  03/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/290    DATE  01/18


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             25     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN               19     RAIN                      48
LIGHT RAIN              155     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                      17
LIGHT SNOW               61     SLEET                     15
FOG                     180     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     23
HAZE                     27

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

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