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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
337 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             102   08/07/1918
 LOW               34   08/29/1982
HIGHEST            93   08/12        81      12       92  08/17
LOWEST             50   08/23        58      -8       53  08/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.0              80.4     3.6     83.9
AVG. MINIMUM     63.7              59.9     3.8     62.3
MEAN             73.9              70.1     3.8     73.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               1.4     2.6        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.59   1871
 MINIMUM         0.53   1876
TOTALS           3.94              3.46    0.48     4.30
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.11    0.02     0.14
DAYS >= .01        11              10.7     0.3        7
DAYS >= .10         7               6.8     0.2        6
DAYS >= .50         2               2.3    -0.3        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.52   07/31 TO 08/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       1                18     -17        0
 SINCE 7/1          1                23     -22        1
COOLING TOTAL     285               177     108      259
 SINCE 1/1        788               543     245      748

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              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/280    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/280    DATE  08/12

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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