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Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ
AUG 2013


Temperature Data                                    
High 82.9  Low 65.2             
Average Monthly  74.1              
Departure From Normal -4.6

Average 74.1

Highest 91 on 21

Lowest  56  on 15  

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

Departure From Normal 0

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 287

Departure From Normal -55
Total for the Season 1135

Departure From Normal  +66

Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 3.45
Departure From Normal  -42  inches
24-Hours .85  inches  on 12-13

Normal 3.87 inches

Snow & Ice
Total  .0  inches
24-Hours  .0 inches  on 0

Departure  .0  inches

Normal .0 inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 5.3  mph
Average Direction E
Fastest  18
Direction WSW

Date 7

Pressure Data
Highest  30.39  on 25

Lowest  29.81 on  27

Averaged  30.06

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  0  
Maximum 90F or Above  3    
Minimum 32F or Below  0

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  9
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less  0

Thunderstorms  4
Clear   9
Partly Cloudy 15
Cloudy 7



The temperature averaged 74.1 degrees and was 4.6 degrees below normal.  The month ranked as the 8th coldest such month on record (1977) and the coldest since 1994.  Ten days averaged near to above normal. There were only 3 days with maximums of 90 degrees and higher. There were 9 days with maximums of 80 degrees and lower. Temperature extremes included 91F on the 21st and 56 degrees on the 15th.             

Precipitation in August totaled 3.45 inches and ranked as the 16th driest such month on record and the driest since 2003.  The month was also the 2nd consecutive such month with below normal precipitation and also the 2nd consecutive month with below normal precipitation. Most of the month’s rainfall fell during the first 15 days of the month. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was .85 of an inch on the 12-13.  There were 9 days with measurable precipitation. There were only 9 clear days and 7 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

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