Jim Munley's Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ


Temperature Data  
High 40.0   Low 25.5             
Average Monthly 32.7                
Departure From Normal +1.1       
Normal 31.6 
Highest 57 on 26 
Lowest 14 on 31 
Number of Days With  
Maximum 32F or Below 4  
Maximum 90F or Above 0    
Minimum 32F or Below 25
Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More 7
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More 1
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less 0
Thunderstorms 0
Clear 16
Partly Cloudy 11
Cloudy 4
Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  991             
Departure From Normal -57 
Normal 1048                                   
Total for the Season 2632
Departure From Normal -201
Normal 2843
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 2.03 inches
Departure From Normal +1.86 inches
24-Hours 1.28 on 24-25
Normal 3.86  inches
Wind Data
Average Speed 7.6  mph
Average Direction WNW
Fastest 20
Direction SSE
Date 25
Snow & Ice
Total 1.5
24-Hours 1.0 on 28
Departure -7.9
Normal 9.4
Pressure Data
Highest 30.29 on 29
Lowest 28.15 on 25
Averaged 29.73
JANUARY 2010: The month featured a strong negative NAO and a generally positive PNA index. The average temperature was 32.7F and was 1.1F above normal. The month ranked as the 10th warmest such month on record (1977) and the warmest since 1992. Only 9 days averaged below normal. Temperature extremes included 57F on the 25th and 14F on the 31st. There were 17 days with maximums of 40F or higher and 4 days with maximums of 50F or higher. There were only 4 days with maximums of 32F or lower (normal is 9).  

Precipitation totaled 2.03 inches and ranked as the 7th driest such month on record and the driest since 1982. The month was the 2nd consecutive month with below normal precipitation. The most received in a 24-hour period was 1.25 inches on the 24th-35th. The period Dec-Jan. ranked as the 10th wettest period on record and the wettest since 2005-06. The period was also the 2nd consecutive such period with above normal precipitation. Snowfall was below normal with only 1.5 inches. The month ranked as the 5th least snowiest such month on record and the least since 1993. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 1.0 inches on the 28th. There were 16 clear days and only 4 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, jr.

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