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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY

1031 AM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 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             104   07/04/1911
 LOW              -28   01/19/1971
HIGHEST            94   07/22                         95  07/29
LOWEST            -13   02/14                        -12  02/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.1              57.9     3.2     59.7
AVG. MINIMUM     41.0              38.7     2.3     39.3
MEAN             51.1              48.3     2.8     49.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     15               7.1     7.9        9
DAYS MAX <= 32     27              42.8   -15.8       52
DAYS MIN <= 32    127             135.0    -8.0      123
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               7.6    -4.6       20

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.78   1871
 MINIMUM        21.55   1964
TOTALS          33.38             39.35   -5.97    38.65
DAYS >= .01       120             137.8   -17.8      124
DAYS >= .10        64              79.3   -15.3       72
DAYS >= .50        20              26.6    -6.6       25
DAYS >= 1.00        8               7.4     0.6        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.55   07/31 TO 07/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 24 HR TOTAL     30.4   03/12/1888 TO 03/12/1888
 SNOW DEPTH        36   01/01/1970
                        12/29/1969
                        12/28/1969
TOTALS           29.1              60.3   -31.2     53.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      67              34.8    32.2       68
DAYS >= 1.0        12              14.7    -2.7       13
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   04/05                         17  02/15
 24 HR TOTAL      4.3   04/03 TO 04/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5884              6680    -796     6393
 SINCE 7/1       2224              2535    -311     1793
COOLING TOTAL     902               597     305      906
 SINCE 1/1        902               598     304      906

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              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/280    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/280    DATE  08/12


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             28     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               24     RAIN                      36
LIGHT RAIN              146     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          9     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                      14
LIGHT SNOW               64     SLEET                     11
FOG                     143     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     21
HAZE                     17

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

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