Jim Munley's Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ


Temperature Data  
High 82.5   Low 67.5             
Average Monthly  75.0                
Departure From Normal -1.5

Normal  76.5       
Highest  92  on 1

Lowest 58  on 29

Number of Days With  
Maximum 32F or Below  0  
Maximum 90F or Above  2    
Minimum 32F or Below   0

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  15
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less  0

Thunderstorms  9
Clear   21
Partly Cloudy  6
Cloudy 4

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month 0            
Departure From Normal 0  
Normal   0                                    
Total for the Season  0
Departure From Normal  0

Normal  0

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 316
Departure From Normal -15
Normal 331
Total for the Season 1111
Departure From Normal  +78

Normal  1033


Precipitation Data
Total for the Month
15.52 inches
Departure From Normal  +11.85  inches
24-Hours  4.72 inches  on 14

Normal 3.67  inches


Wind Data
Average Speed 6.4  mph
Average Direction  SSE
Fastest  26
Direction WSW

Date 28

Snow & Ice
Total  .0 inches
24-Hours  .0  on  0
Departure  .0  inches
Normal  .0”

Pressure Data
Highest  30.11  on 5

Lowest  28.56  on  28

Averaged  29.87

AUGUST 2011: The temperature averaged 75F and was 1.5F degrees below normal. The month ranked as the 17th warmest such month on record (since 1977) and the warmest since 1981.  The month was also the 3rd consecutive such month with above normal temperatures. Twelve days averaged near or below normal.  There were only 2 days with maximums of 90F or higher. Nine days had maximum below 80F. Temperature extremes included 92F on the 1st and 58F on the 29th.         

The month features record precipitation with 15.52 inches and ranked as the wettest such month on record (since 1977) and the wettest since 1990. The most to fall in a 24 hour period was on the 14th with 4.72 inches and was a non-tropical system. This was more than Hurricane Irene produced in a 24 hour period with 4.10 inches. There were 21 clear days and 4 overcast day.

Jim G. Munley, jr.

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