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Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny, NJ


Temperature Data                                    
High 56.3 Low 42             
Average Monthly  49.22              
Departure From Normal  +10.7

Highest 71 on 24

Lowest   31 on 6

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  491            
Departure From Normal  -417  
Total for the Season  1173.5

Departure From Normal  -669.5

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month  0

Departure From Normal  0
Total for the Season 1446

Departure From Normal +198

Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 5.36
Departure From Normal  +1.42  inches
24-Hours 2.11 inches  on 23-24

Normal 3.94 inches

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

Departure -4.7  inches

Normal 4.7” inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 5.5  mph
Average Direction W
Fastest  19
Direction N

Date 28

Pressure Data
Highest  30.74  on 5

Lowest  29.23 on  14

Averaged  30.10

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

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

Thunderstorms  0
Clear   3
Partly Cloudy 13
Cloudy 15


December 2015 is the warmest such month on record (since 1977) averaging 49.2F and was 10.7F above normal. The month was also the 5th consecutive such month with above normal temperatures. Every day averaged near or above normal. There were 12 days with maximums of 60F or higher and 1 day with a maximum over 70F.  There were only 3 days with minimum of 32F or lower.  There were no days with a maximum of 32F or lower. Temperature extremes were 71F on the 24th and 31F on the 6th.

Precipitation totaled 5.36 inches and was only 1.42 inches above normal (136 percent of normal). The month ranked as the 10th wettest such month on record and the wettest since 1978. The month was also the 11th consecutive such month with above normal precipitation. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 2.11 inches during the 23-24. December 2015 ranked third as the least snowiest such month on record since 2011. There were 15 days with measurable rainfall. There were only 3 clear days and 15 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.


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