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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1007 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE POUGHKEEPSIE NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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            55   12/27                         72  12/24
LOWEST              2R  12/20                         24  12/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.7              40.3    -0.6       52.4
AVG. MINIMUM     22.7              21.9     0.8       36.2
MEAN             31.2              31.1     0.1       44.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               5.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              26.7     1.3       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.65   1973
 MINIMUM         0.54   1955
TOTALS           2.60              3.53   -0.93     3.90
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.11   -0.03     0.13
DAYS >= .01        10              10.5    -0.5       13
DAYS >= .10         8               7.0     1.0       10
DAYS >= .50         1               2.6    -1.6        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.14   11/30 TO 12/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1040              1051     -11      634
 SINCE 7/1       2186              2329    -143     1622
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1053               672     381      964

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              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/320    DATE  12/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/270    DATE  12/15

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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RECORDS FOR POUGHKEEPSIE DATE BACK TO 1949...HOWEVER DATA IS
MISSING FROM JANUARY 1993 - JULY 2000





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