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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
137 AM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE POUGHKEEPSIE NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1949 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            62   12/25                         68  12/22
LOWEST             16   12/08                          2  12/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.5              40.3     2.2     40.3
AVG. MINIMUM     28.8              21.9     6.9     22.5
MEAN             35.7              31.1     4.6     31.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               5.6    -2.6        8
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              26.7    -4.7       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.65   1973
 MINIMUM         0.54   1955
TOTALS           3.00              3.53   -0.53     3.33
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.11   -0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01        14              10.5     3.5       13
DAYS >= .10         6               7.0    -1.0        8
DAYS >= .50         2               2.6    -0.6        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   12/09 TO 12/09
                        12/08 TO 12/09
                        12/09 TO 12/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     900              1051    -151     1035
 SINCE 7/1       2051              2329    -278     2278
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        696               672      24      829

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              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/010    DATE  12/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/010    DATE  12/09

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      8

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

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