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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
135 AM EST TUE MAR 1 2016

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              68   02/22/1997
 LOW              -22   02/15/1943
HIGHEST            62   02/20        33      29       34  02/22
LOWEST            -13   02/14        14     -27      -12  02/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.6              34.6     6.0     23.0
AVG. MINIMUM     20.6              17.3     3.3      2.4
MEAN             30.6              25.9     4.7     12.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7              11.0    -4.0       26
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              25.5    -0.5       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               1.8     1.2       12

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.19   1870
 MINIMUM         0.24   1987
TOTALS           4.07              2.20    1.87     2.15
DAILY AVG.       0.14                MM      MM     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10              10.4    -0.4       13
DAYS >= .10         6               5.2     0.8        4
DAYS >= .50         2               1.5     0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.32   02/24 TO 02/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.7   1893
 24 HR TOTAL     23.5   02/14/1914 TO 02/14/1914
 SNOW DEPTH        22   02/08/1971
TOTALS            4.8              12.2    -7.4     30.6
SINCE 7/1        10.3              46.9   -36.6     70.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      19               7.6    11.4       21
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.9     0.1        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   02/16                         17  02/15
                        02/10
                        02/09
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   02/15 TO 02/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     988              1093    -105     1459
 SINCE 7/1       3929              4980   -1051     5130
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      02/01             10/10
LATEST                          04/28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  02/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/190    DATE  02/20

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      5
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

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

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