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Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny, NJ


Temperature Data                                    
High 83.5 Low 64.9             
Average Monthly  74.2             
Departure From Normal  -4.5

Highest 93 on 1

Lowest  58 on 26

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month 1            
Departure From Normal  -1  
Total for the Season  1

Departure From Normal  -1

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month  295

Departure From Normal -47
Total for the Season 1032

Departure From Normal -37

Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 4.26
Departure From Normal  +.39  inches
24-Hours .90 inches  on 18

Normal 3.87 inches

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

Departure .0  inches

Normal .0 inches

Season Total .0 inches
Departure .0 inches

Wind Data
Average Speed 6.7 mph
Average Direction W
Fastest 23
Direction N

Date 28

Pressure Data
Highest  30.30 on 28

Lowest  29.70 on 237

Averaged  29.99

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  11
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less 0

Thunderstorms  6
Clear 11

Partly Cloudy 15
Cloudy 5

Temperatures averaged 77.2F and was 4.5F below normal.  The month tied with August 1989 as the 9th coldest such month on record (since 1977).  The month was the fourth consecutive month with below normal temperatures. Seven days averaged above normal. There were only 2 days with maximums of 90F or higher.  There were and 4 days with maximums of 80F or lower.  Temperature extremes included 93F on the 1st and 68F on the 26th.

Precipitation for the month totaled 4.26 inches and was .397 on an inch above normal. The month ranked as the 16th wettest such month on record and the wettest since 1979. There were 11 days with measurable precipitation. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was .90 of an inch on the 18th.  There were only 11 clear days and only 5 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.


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