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Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ


Temperature Data  
High 44.2   Low 25.6             
Average Monthly  35.1                
Departure From Normal +0.2

Normal  35.3       
Highest  69  on 18

Lowest 13  on 11

Number of Days With  
Maximum 32F or Below  3  
Maximum 90F or Above  0    
Minimum 32F or Below  21

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  8
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  8
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less  2

Thunderstorms  0
Clear   14
Partly Cloudy  9
Cloudy  5

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  832            
Departure From Normal -39  
Normal   871                                    
Total for the Season 3620
Departure From Normal  -91

Normal  3791

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 3.94  inches
Departure From Nor1mal- +.82  inches
24-Hours  1.81  on  24-25

Normal 3.12  inches


Wind Data
Average Speed 8.0  mph
Average Direction  WSW
Fastest  32
Direction W

Date 20

Snow & Ice
Total  4.5 inches
24-Hours  3.0  on  21
Departure  -4.8  inches
Normal  9.3”

Pressure Data
Highest  30.42  on 16

Lowest  29.10  on 25

Averaged  29.96

FEBRUARY 2011: The month featured a trough in the West and a ridge in the East. The PNA was negative, the NAO was positive and the AO was also positive.

The temperature averaged 35.1F and was 5.2 degrees above normal. The month tied with February 2006 as the 13th warmest such month.  Twelve days averaged near or below normal. Temperature extremes included 69F on the 18th and 13F on the 11th. There were 8 days with maximums of 50F or higher and 2 days with maximums of 60F or higher. There were only 3 days with maximums of 32F or lower.      

Precipitation totaled 3.94 inches and ranked as the 11th wettest such month on record and the driest since 1986. The month was also the 2nd consecutive such month with above normal precipitation. There were 8 days with measurable precipitation. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 1.81 inches on the 24th and the 25th.  Snowfall was below normal with only 4.5 inches.  The month ranked as the 1th least snowiest such month and the least since 1997. The most received in a 24-hour period was 3.0 inches on the 21st. There were 14 clear days and only 5 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, jr.

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