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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1129 AM EST FRI JAN 9 2015

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...THE ALBANY NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   12/29/1984
 LOW              -22   12/25/1969
HIGHEST            58   12/25        35      23       54  12/22
LOWEST             12   12/31        18      -6       -5  12/17
                        12/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.9              35.8     2.1     35.5
AVG. MINIMUM     27.2              21.2     6.0     19.7
MEAN             32.5              28.5     4.0     27.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7              10.5    -3.5       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              26.2    -4.2       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.9    -0.9        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.73   1973
 MINIMUM         0.24   1828
TOTALS           5.37              2.93    2.44     3.38
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.09    0.08     0.11
DAYS >= .01        15              11.9     3.1       17
DAYS >= .10         9               6.7     2.3        7
DAYS >= .50         5               1.9     3.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.92   12/09 TO 12/10

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           12.2              13.7    -1.5     20.0
SINCE 7/1        24.5              16.5     8.0     22.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2
DAYS >= TRACE      14               7.4     6.6       21
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.7    -0.7        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   12/13                         11  12/18
                        12/12                             12/15
                        12/11
 24 HR TOTAL      6.1   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     998              1131    -133     1154
 SINCE 7/1       2273              2535    -262     2524
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        659               598      61      763

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    31/270    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/270    DATE  12/25

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      6
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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