Jim Munley's Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ


Temperature Data                                    
High 46.4 Low 33.5.3             
Average Monthly  39.9              
Departure From Normal  +1.4

Highest 71 on 1

Lowest   22 on 8   

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  770            
Departure From Normal  -138  
Total for the Season  1622

Departure From Normal -530

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 0

Departure From Normal 0
Total for the Season 1179

Departure From Normal  -69

Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 3.31
Departure From Normal  +1.37  inches
24-Hours 1.68 inches  on 9

Normal 3.94 inches

Snow & Ice
Total  .3”  inches
24-Hours .2 inches  on 10

Departure -4.4”  inches

Normal 4.7” inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 7.3  mph
Average Direction SSW
Fastest  23
Direction SSW

Date 9

Pressure Data
Highest  30.67  on 8

Lowest  29.51 on  24

Averaged  30.01

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  0  
Maximum 90F or Above  0    
Minimum 32F or Below  16

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  13
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less  0

Thunderstorms  0
Clear   3
Partly Cloudy 13
Cloudy 15


The pattern was dominated by a positive PNA and NAO. The temperature for December 2014 averaged 39.9 degrees and was 1.4F above normal.  The month ranked as the 10th warmest such month on record (since 1977) and the warmest since 1996. The month was also the 4th consecutive such month with above normal temperatures. There were 13 days with near or below normal temperatures. There were 90 days with maximums of 60F and higher and 1 days of 70F or higher. There were 16 days with minimums of 32F and lower and no days with maximums of 32F and lower. Temperature extremes included 71F on the 1st and 22F on the 8th.               

Precipitation totaled 5.31 inches and was 135% of normal. The month ranked as the 11th wettest such month on record and the wettest since 1981. The month was also the 11th consecutive such month with above normal precipitation and the 3rd consecutive month with above normal precipitation. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 1.68 inches on the 9th. Snowfall was below normal with only .3 of an inch. There were 13 days with measurable precipitation. There were only 3 clear days and 15 overcast day.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

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