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Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ
JAN 2013


Temperature Data                                    
High 42.8  Low 28.2             
Average Monthly  35.5               
Departure From Normal +3.5

Highest  60  on 31

Lowest  10  on 23  

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  980            
Departure From Normal -90  
Total for the Season  2487

Departure From Normal  -303

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 2.78
Departure From Normal  -.88  inches
24-Hours  1.02  inches  on 30-31

Snow & Ice
Total  1.1”  inches
24-Hours  .4”  on 25

Departure  -8.4  inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 7.9  mph
Average Direction NNW
Fastest  25
Direction NNW

Date 31

Pressure Data
Highest  30.56  on 11

Lowest  29.04  on  31

Averaged  30.12

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  5  
Maximum 90F or Above  0    
Minimum 32F or Below  16

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  10
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less  4

Thunderstorms  0
Clear   16
Partly Cloudy 5
Cloudy 10



The temperature averaged 35.5 and was nearly 4 degrees above normal (3.5). The month ranked as the 8th warmest such month on record (since 1977) and the warmest since 2008. The month was the second consecutive month with above normal temperatures.  The month was also the 2nd consecutive such month with above normal temperatures. There were 12 days that averaged near or below normal. There were 18 days with maximums of 40F or higher, 6 days with maximums of 50F and higher and 2 days with maximums of 60F or higher. Temperature extremes included 60F on the 31st and 10F on the 23rd.           

Precipitation totaled 2.78 inches and was .88” below normal.  The month ranked as the 12th driest such month on record (1977) and the driest since 2006. Most to fall in a 24-hour period was 1.02 inches during the 30th-31st. Snowfall was below normal with only 1.1 inches. The month ranked the 4th least snowiest such month on record, the least since 1992.  The month also ranked as the 2nd consecutive month with below normal snowfall.  Also, the month ranked as the 2nd consecutive such month with below normal snowfall. The most received in a 24 hour period was .4 inches on the 25th. There were 16 clear days and 10 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

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