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Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ
JULY 2012


Temperature Data  
High 87.4  Low 71.3             
Average Monthly  79.4                
Departure From Normal  0.97

Normal  79.4      
Highest  101
 on 18

Lowest  62  on 20

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

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

Thunderstorms  5
Clear   16
Partly Cloudy  9
Cloudy 5

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  0            
Departure From Normal 0  
Normal  0                                    
Total for the Season  0
Departure From Normal  0

Normal  0

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 453
Departure From Normal +.72
Normal 381

Total for the Season 799

Departure From Normal  +97

Normal  702


Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 3.13
Departure From Normal  -1.02  inches
24-Hours  1.35  inches  on  18

 Normal 4.15  inches

Wind Data
Average Speed 5.0  mph
Average Direction NW
Fastest  18
Direction S

Date 30

Snow & Ice
Total  .0”
24-Hours  .0”
  on 0
Departure  .0  inches
Normal  .0  inches

Pressure Data
Highest  30.18  on 14

Lowest  29.55  on  24

Averaged  29.90

JULY 2012: The pattern featured a negative NAO and a variable PNA index. 

The temperature averaged 79.4F and was 0.9 degree below normal. The month ranked as the 4th warmest such month on record (since 1977) and the warmest since 1993. The month was also the 3rd consecutive such month with below normal temperatures. There were 8 days with temperatures near or below normal. There were 13 days with maximums of 90F and higher and 1 day with a maximum of 100F or higher. Temperature extremes included 101F on the 18th and 62F on the 20th.         

Precipitation totaled 3.13 inches and ranked as the 15th driest such month on record and the wettest since 1982. The month was the 2nd consecutive month with below normal precipitation and the 3rd consecutive such month with below normal precipitation. The most received in a 24-hour period was 1.35 inches on the 18th. There were 19 clear days and only 2 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

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