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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
520 AM EST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2017

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            95   06/12                         94  07/22
LOWEST             -5   12/28                        -13  02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.6              57.9     1.7     61.1
AVG. MINIMUM     40.8              38.7     2.1     41.0
MEAN             50.2              48.3     1.9     51.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               7.1     0.9       15
DAYS MAX <= 32     34              42.8    -8.8       27
DAYS MIN <= 32    117             135.0   -18.0      127
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               7.6    -2.6        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.78   1871
 MINIMUM        21.55   1964
TOTALS          40.16             39.35    0.81    33.38
DAYS >= .01       143             137.8     5.2      120
DAYS >= .10        80              79.3     0.7       64
DAYS >= .50        31              26.6     4.4       20
DAYS >= 1.00        8               7.4     0.6        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.72   08/18 TO 08/18

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           58.5              60.3    -1.8     29.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE      73              34.8    38.2       67
DAYS >= 1.0        12              14.7    -2.7       12
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        15   03/15                          4  04/05
 24 HR TOTAL     17.0   03/14 TO 03/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5998              6680    -682     5884
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2535      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     714               597     117      902
 SINCE 1/1        714               598     116      902

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    43/290    DATE  11/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/280    DATE  11/19


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             26     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               16     RAIN                      48
LIGHT RAIN              161     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          7     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                6     SNOW                      18
LIGHT SNOW               67     SLEET                     13
FOG                     159     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     16
HAZE                     24

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

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