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Local Climate Data
Kearny, NJ


Temperature Data                                    
High 43.1 Low 30.8             
Average Monthly  37              
Departure From Normal  +5.0

Highest 66 on 12

Lowest  10 on  9

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month 861            
Departure From Normal  -137  
Total for the Season  2450

Departure From Normal  -443

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 4.62
Departure From Normal  +.96  inches
24-Hours 1.28 inches  on 24

Normal 3.66 inches

Snow & Ice
Total  6.8 inches
24-Hours 5.5 inches  on 6-7

Departure -2.7  inches

Normal 9.5 inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 7.6 mph
Average Direction NW
Fastest 29
Direction N

Date 23

Pressure Data
Highest  30.80 on 9

Lowest  29.34 on  24

Averaged  30.04

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  3  
Maximum 90F or Above 0    
Minimum 32F or Below  14

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  13
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  3
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less 2

Thunderstorms  0
Clear 2

Partly Cloudy 14
Cloudy 15

The temperature in January averaged 37F and was5.0F above normal.  The month tied with 2012 as the 4th warmest such month on record (since 1977).  Only 7 days averaged below normal. There were 22 days with maximums of 40F and higher, 7 days with maximums of 50F or higher and 2 day with a maximum of 60F and higher. There were only 3 days with maximums of 32F or lower. Temperatures extremes included 66F on the 12th and 10F on the 9th.    

Precipitation totaled 4.62 inches recorded and ranked as the 11th wettest such month on record and the wettest since 1998. There were 13 days with measurable precipitation. Snowfall was also below normal with just 6.8 inches. The month ranked as the 19th least snowiest such month on record.  The month was also the 4th consecutive such month with below normal snowfall. There were only 2 clear days and 15 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

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