Jim Munley's Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ
May 2013


Temperature Data                                    
High 73.1  Low 53.3             
Average Monthly  63.2              
Departure From Normal -3.5

Highest  94  on 31

Lowest  41  on 14  

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  142            
Departure From Normal +1  
Total for the Season  4630

Departure From Normal  -247

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 92

Departure From Normal +13
Total for the Season 96

Departure From Normal  -1

Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 7.75
Departure From Normal  +3.29  inches
24-Hours 2.10  inches  on 8

Normal 4.46 inches

Snow & Ice
Total  .0  inches
24-Hours  .0 inches  on 0

Departure  .0  inches

Normal .0 inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 6.1  mph
Average Direction WSW
Fastest  19
Direction E

Date 1

Pressure Data
Highest  30.49  on 22

Lowest  29.66  on  11

Averaged  30.06

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  0  
Maximum 90F or Above  2    
Minimum 32F or Below  0

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  8
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less  3

Thunderstorms  3
Clear   13
Partly Cloudy 13
Cloudy 5



The temperature averaged 63.2 degrees and ranked as the 14th coldest such month on record (1977) and the coldest since 1989.  Eleven days averaged above normal. There were 13 days with maximums below 70F and 3 days with maximums below 60F.  There were also 2 days with maximums of 90F or higher. Temperature extremes included 94F on the 31st and 41F on the 14th.             

Precipitation totaled 7.75 inches and was 3.29 inches above normal.  The month ranked as the 6th wettest such month on record and the wettest since 1979. The month was also the 3rd consecutive such month with above normal precipitation. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 2.10 of an inch on the 8th.  There were 13 clear days and only 5 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

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