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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
409 AM EST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   12/24/2015
 LOW              -22   12/25/1969
HIGHEST            62   12/21        35      27       53  12/19
                                                          12/06
                                                          12/05
LOWEST             13   12/11        18      -5       -5  12/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.0              35.8     4.2     32.2
AVG. MINIMUM     24.7              21.2     3.5     17.5
MEAN             32.4              28.5     3.9     24.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4              10.5    -6.5       13
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              26.2    -0.2       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.9    -0.9        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.73   1973
 MINIMUM         0.24   1828
TOTALS           3.04              2.93    0.11     1.93
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.09    0.01     0.06
DAYS >= .01        12              11.9     0.1       12
DAYS >= .10         7               6.7     0.3        7
DAYS >= .50         3               1.9     1.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.79   12/21 TO 12/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           57.5   1969
 24 HR TOTAL     19.2   12/25/2002 TO 12/25/2002
 SNOW DEPTH        36   12/29/1969
                        12/28/1969
TOTALS            3.3              13.7   -10.4     12.1
SINCE 7/1        13.7              16.8    -3.1     12.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      16               7.4     8.6       20
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.7    -2.7        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/17                          5  12/26
                        12/14                             12/25
 24 HR TOTAL      1.9   12/13 TO 12/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1004              1131    -127     1239
 SINCE 7/1       2380              2535    -155     2353
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1058               598     460      714

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              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/280    DATE  12/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  12/22

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67



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

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