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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1051 AM EST FRI JAN 01 2021

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1874 TO 2020

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   06/22                          95  07/20
LOWEST            -4   12/19                          -8  02/01
AVG. MAXIMUM    60.3               57.9     2.4     58.9
AVG. MINIMUM    40.9               38.7     2.2     40.1
MEAN            50.6               48.3     2.3     49.5
DAYS MAX >= 90    13                7.1     5.9       12
DAYS MAX <= 32    21               42.8   -21.8       39
DAYS MIN <= 32   122              135.0   -13.0      132
DAYS MIN <= 0      2                7.6    -5.6        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       56.78   1871
 MINIMUM       21.55   1964
TOTALS         36.85              39.35   -2.50    46.05
DAILY AVG.      0.10                                0.13
DAYS >= .01      106              137.8   -31.8      155
DAYS >= .10       65               79.3   -14.3       95
DAYS >= .50       15               26.6   -11.6       32
DAYS >= 1.00       4                7.4    -3.4        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   3.92   08/04 TO 08/04

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          46.9               60.3   -13.4     71.9
SINCE 7/1       27.4               16.8    10.6     30.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0
DAYS >= TRACE     49               34.8    14.2       79
DAYS >= 1.0        7               14.7    -7.7       17
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH       19   12/18                          18  12/03
 24 HR TOTAL    22.9   12/16 TO 12/17

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   5960               6680    -720     6294
 SINCE 7/1      2477               2534     -57     2359
COOLING TOTAL    818                597     221      774
 SINCE 1/1       818                598     220      774
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    67/280    DATE  10/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    67/270    DATE  10/07


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             25     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               20     RAIN                      40
LIGHT RAIN              153     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       3
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               69     SLEET                      9
FOG                     135     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     16
HAZE                     12

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

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