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Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny, NJ


Temperature Data                                    
High 45.4 Low 27.9             
Average Monthly  36.7              
Departure From Normal  +2.9

Highest 64 on 28

Lowest   0 on 14

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  822            
Departure From Normal  -53  
Total for the Season  2990.5

Departure From Normal  -725.5

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month  0

Departure From Normal  0
Total for the Season 0

Departure From Normal 0

Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 4.06
Departure From Normal  +.93  inches
24-Hours 1.15 inches  on 24

Normal 3.66 inches3.13

Snow & Ice
Total  4.7  inches
24-Hours 3.0 inches  on 5

Departure -5.25  inches

Normal 9.9” inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 6.7  mph
Average Direction W
Fastest  21
Direction SW

Date 24

Pressure Data
Highest  30.60 on 14

Lowest  29.23 on  25

Averaged  30.04

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  5  
Maximum 90F or Above  0    
Minimum 32F or Below  19

Minimum 0F or Below 1
Precipitation .01 or More  12
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  2
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less 3

Thunderstorms  2
Clear 6
Partly Cloudy 12
Cloudy 11


February 2016 temperature averaged 36.7F and ranked as the 8th warmest such month on record (since 1977) and the warmest since 1991. The month was also the 4th consecutive month with above normal temperatures. Only 10 days averaged below normal. There were 18 days with maximums of 40F or higher. There were only 5 days with maximums of 32F or lower which is normal and 19 days with minimums of 32F and lower.  There was one day with a minimum of 0F.  This is the first time since 1987. Temperature extremes were 64F on the 28th and 0F on the 14th.

Precipitation totaled 4.06 inches and ranked as the 11th wettest such month on record and the driest since 1986. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 1.15 inches on the 24th. Snowfall was below normal totaling only 4.7 inches and ranked as the 13th least snowiest such month and the least since 2011. There were 12 days with measurable precipitation. There were only 6 clear days and 11 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.


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