Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1242 PM MDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE ALBUQUERQUE  NM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 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              89   04/21/1989
                        04/22/1965
 LOW               18   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            83   04/29        84      -1       82  04/24
                        04/24
                        04/11
LOWEST             35   04/21        27       8       31  04/02
                        04/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.5              69.0     5.5     70.5
AVG. MINIMUM     45.7              43.0     2.7     43.5
MEAN             60.1              56.0     4.1     57.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.7    -1.7        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.00   2004
 MINIMUM            T   2018
                        2003
                        2000
TOTALS              TR             0.61   -0.61     0.78
DAILY AVG.          T              0.02   -0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01         0               3.2    -3.2        4
DAYS >= .10         0               1.6    -1.6        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   04/28 TO 04/28              0.23
                        04/20 TO 04/20

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.1   1973
TOTALS            0.0               0.6    -0.6      0.7
SINCE 7/1         0.3               9.6    -9.3      3.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30               0.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     152               277    -125      238
 SINCE 7/1       3305              4104    -799     3228
COOLING TOTAL      14                 7       7        4
 SINCE 1/1         14                 7       7        5
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/290    DATE  04/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/270    DATE  04/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     25

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

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.
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THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT FOR
APRIL 2018 WAS 74.5 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS
45.7 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 60.1 DEGREES
WHICH WAS 4.1 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 56.0 DEGREES.

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 83 DEGREES ON THE 24TH
AND 29TH OF APRIL. THE LOWEST WAS 35 DEGREES ON 13TH AND 21ST OF
THE MONTH. TOTAL HEATING DEGREE DAYS WAS 152 WHICH WAS BELOW THE
NORMAL.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS ONLY A TRACE OF RAIN WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 20TH AND 28TH OF APRIL, THE NORMAL FOR MONTH IS
0.62 INCHES. NO SNOWFALL WAS RECORDED AT THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 11.5 MILES AN HOUR. THE
PEAK WIND GUST WAS 55 MPH FROM THE WEST WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 17TH.

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