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CXUS51 KALY 010956
CLMPOU

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

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...THE POUGHKEEPSIE NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1949 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            97   08/13                         95  08/17
LOWEST             51   08/23                         52  08/29
                        08/22                             08/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.5              82.6     3.9     86.6
AVG. MINIMUM     63.9              59.6     4.3     60.6
MEAN             75.2              71.1     4.1     73.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               3.8     2.2       10
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        13.23   2011
 MINIMUM         0.64   1981
TOTALS           2.20              4.20   -2.00     2.21
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.14   -0.07     0.07
DAYS >= .01        10              10.2    -0.2        6
DAYS >= .10         4               6.8    -2.8        3
DAYS >= .50         2               2.7    -0.7        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.2    -1.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.26   07/31 TO 08/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       2                12     -10        0
 SINCE 7/1          2                17     -15        0
COOLING TOTAL     326               201     125      274
 SINCE 1/1        942               604     338      805

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/15/1963
 LATEST       05/25/1949
EARLIEST                        10/09
LATEST                          04/29
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    20/280    DATE  08/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    27/290    DATE  08/14

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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


RECORDS FOR KPOU DATE BACK TO 1949...
HOWEVER...DATA IS MISSING FROM JANUARY 1993 - JULY 2000.

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