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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
138 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   01/06/2007
                        01/13/1932
 LOW              -28   01/19/1971
HIGHEST            55   01/10        30      25       45  01/04
LOWEST              2   01/05        11      -9      -10  01/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.0              30.6     5.4     28.9
AVG. MINIMUM     19.5              14.5     5.0     10.5
MEAN             27.7              22.6     5.1     19.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     12              16.5    -4.5       20
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              28.6    -0.6       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               4.5    -4.5        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.30   1836
 MINIMUM         0.08   1860
TOTALS           1.24              2.59   -1.35     2.17
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.08   -0.04     0.07
DAYS >= .01         7              12.8    -5.8       10
DAYS >= .10         2               5.7    -3.7        6
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.87   01/10 TO 01/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           47.8   1987
 24 HR TOTAL     21.2   01/15/1983 TO 01/16/1983
 SNOW DEPTH        36   01/01/1970
TOTALS            3.3              17.9   -14.6     15.5
SINCE 7/1         5.5              34.7   -29.2     40.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      14              10.3     3.7       23
DAYS >= 1.0         1               4.2    -3.2        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   01/19                          6  01/28
                        01/13
 24 HR TOTAL      1.1   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1148              1316    -168     1398
 SINCE 7/1       2941              3851    -910     3671
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

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              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/290    DATE  01/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/290    DATE  01/19

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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