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Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ
AUGUST  2014


Temperature Data                                    
High 85.4  Low 64.1             
Average Monthly  74.7              
Departure From Normal  -4.0

Highest 98 on  10

Lowest   57 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 309

Departure From Normal -33
Total for the Season 1003

Departure From Normal  -66

Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 3.15
Departure From Normal  -.72  inches
24-Hours 1.15  inches  on 31

Normal 3.87 inches

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

0 inches  on 0

Departure .0

0  inches

Normal .0 inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 6.1  mph
Average Direction SSW
Fastest  18
Direction ESE

Date 12

Pressure Data
Highest  30.25  on 30

Lowest  29.62 on  13

Averaged  29.96

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  0  
Maximum 90F or Above  5    
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  2
Clear   12
Partly Cloudy 15
Cloudy 4



The month features a ridge in the West and a trough in the East with blocking at the high latitudes.

The temperature for August 2014 averaged 74.7 degrees and was 4.0F below normal.  The month ranked as the 11th coldest such month on record (since 1977) and the coldest since 1987.  There ere only 6 days with near to above normal temperatures. There were 5 days with maximums of 90F and higher. Temperature extremes included 98F on the 10th and 57F on the 15th.              

Precipitation totaled 3.15 inches and was .72 of an inch below normal. The month ranked as the 16th driest such month on record and the driest since 2001. The month was also the 3rd consecutive such month with below normal precipitation. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 1.15 inches on the 31st. There were 4 overcast days and 12 clear days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

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