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Local Climate Data
Kearny, NJ


Temperature Data                                    
High 41.3 Low 24.5             
Average Monthly  32.9              
Departure From Normal  +0.9

Highest 61 on 10

Lowest   10 on 5

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  995            
Departure From Normal  -3  
Total for the Season  2168.5

Departure From Normal  -672.5

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 2.90
Departure From Normal  -.76  inches
24-Hours 1.58 inches  on 10

Normal 3.66 inches

Snow & Ice
Total  28.0  inches
24-Hours 26.5 inches  on 23

Departure +18.5  inches

Normal 9.5” inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 6.8  mph
Average Direction W
Fastest  27
Direction W

Date 13

Pressure Data
Highest  30.67  on 5

Lowest  29.38 on  16

Averaged  30.02

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  5  
Maximum 90F or Above  0    
Minimum 32F or Below  27

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

Thunderstorms  0
Clear 11
Partly Cloudy 14
Cloudy 6


January 2016 the temperature averaged 32.9F and ranked as the 12th warmest such month on record (since 1977) and the warmest since 1992. The month was also the 3rd consecutive such month with above normal temperatures. Twelve days averaged near or below normal. There were 4 days with maximums of 50F or higher and 1 day with a maximum over 60F.  There were only 27 days with minimum of 32F or lower and 5 days with maximums of 32F or lower.  Temperature extremes were 61F on the 10th and 10F on the 5th.

Precipitation totaled 2.90 inches and ranked as the 15th driest such month on record and the driest since 2014. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 1.58 inches on the 10th. Snowfall totaled 28.0 inches and ranked as the 3rd snowiest such month behind 1996. There were 8 days with measurable precipitation. There were only 11 clear days and 6 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.


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