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Local Climate Data
Kearny, NJ


Temperature Data                                    
High 49.5 Low 31.3             
Average Monthly  40.4             
Departure From Normal  +6.4

Highest 72 on 24

Lowest  15 on  10

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month 682            
Departure From Normal  -194  
Total for the Season  3134

Departure From Normal  -582

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 2.38
Departure From Normal  -.75  inches
24-Hours .88 inches  on 9

Normal 3.13 inches

Snow & Ice
Total  9.1 inches
24-Hours 9.0 inches  on 9

Departure -0.8  inches

Normal 9.9 inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 7.9 mph
Average Direction E
Fastest 23
Direction WNW

Date 9

Pressure Data
Highest  30.45 on 27

Lowest  29.34 on  14

Averaged  29.98

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  0  
Maximum 90F or Above 0    
Minimum 32F or Below  17

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  5
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  1
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less 4

Thunderstorms  1
Clear 7

Partly Cloudy 13
Cloudy 8

The temperature in January averaged 40.4F and was 6.4F above normal.  The month ranked as the 2nd such month on record (since 1977) and the warmest since 2012.  Only 2 days averaged near or below normal. There were 13 days with maximums of 50F and higher, 7 days with maximums of 60F or higher and 1 day with a maximum of 70F and higher. There were only 17 days with minimums of 32F or lower and there were no days with maximums of 32F or lower. Temperatures extremes included 72F on the 24th and 15F on the 10th.    

Precipitation totaled 2.38 inches recorded and ranked as the 16th driest such month on record and the wettest since 1982. There were 5 days with measurable precipitation. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was .88 of an inch on the 9th. Snowfall was also below normal with 19.1 inches. The month ranked as the 17th least snowiest such month on record and the least since 2001.  There were 7 clear days and only 8 overcast days.

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