Jim Munley's Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ


Temperature Data  
High 40.6   Low 27.2             
Average Monthly 33.9                
Departure From Normal -1.4       
Normal 35.2 
Highest 50 on 21 
Lowest 16 on 7 
Number of Days With  
Maximum 32F or Below 1  
Maximum 90F or Above 0    
Minimum 32F or Below 24
Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More 11
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More 5
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less 0
Thunderstorms 0
Clear 14
Partly Cloudy 5
Cloudy 9
Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  863             
Departure From Normal -8  
Normal 871  nbsp;                   &nbs             
Total for the Season 3495
Departure From Normal -218
Normal 3713
Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 0
Departure From Normal 0
Normal 0
Total for the Season 0
Departure From Normal 0
Normal 0 
Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 5.05 inches
Departure From Normal +1.93 inches
24-Hours 1.58 on 25
Normal 3.12  inches
Wind Data
Average Speed 6.5  mph
Average Direction WSW
Fastest 26
Direction WNW
Date 26
Snow & Ice
Total 2.5
24-Hours 9.0 on 10
Departure +16.4
Normal 9.3
Pressure Data
Highest 30.33 on 4
Lowest 28.92R on 26
Averaged 29.75

The month featured a negative NAO and a positive PNA index. The average temperature was 33.9F and was 1.4F below normal. The month ranked as the 16th warmest such month on record (1977) and the warmest since 2004. The month was also the 3rd warmest consecutive such month with above normal temperatures. Only 10 days averaged near or below normal. Temperature extremes included 50F on the 21st and 16F on the 7th. There were 13 days with maximums of 40F or higher. There was only 1 day with a maximum of 32F or lower (normal is 5).  

Precipitation totaled 5.05 inches and ranked as the 3rd wettest such month on record and the wettest since 2007. The most received in a 24-hour period was 1.58 inches on the 25th. Snowfall was above normal totaling 25.7 inches (276%). The month ranked as the 4th snowiest such month on record and the snowiest since 1979. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 9.0 inches on the 26th. There were 14 clear days and 9 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, jr.

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