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Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ
MAY 2015


Temperature Data                                    
High 80.7 Low 56.1             
Average Monthly  68.4              
Departure From Normal  +1.7

Highest 94 on 26

Lowest   44 on 2   

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  41.5            
Departure From Normal  -99.5  
Total for the Season  5154.5

Departure From Normal +227

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 146.5

Departure From Normal +67.5
Total for the Season 146.5

Departure From Normal +149.5

Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 2.50
Departure From Normal  -1.96  inches
24-Hours 1.60 inches  on 31

Normal 4.24 inches

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

Departure .0  inches

Normal .0” inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 7.0  mph
Average Direction W
Fastest  20
Direction NE

Date 15

Pressure Data
Highest  30.47  on 23

Lowest  29.73 on  12

Averaged  30.12

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  0  
Maximum 90F or Above  4    
Minimum 32F or Below  0

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  6
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less  1

Thunderstorms  4
Clear   10
Partly Cloudy 16
Cloudy 5


The temperature in May 2015 averaged 68.4F and was +1.7F above normal.  The month ranked as 2nd warmest such month on record (since 1977) and the warmest since 1991. The month was also the 2nd consecutive such month with above normal temperatures and the 2nd consecutive month with above normal temperatures. Twelve days averaged near or below normal. There were 22 days with maximums of 75F and higher and 4 days with maximums of 90F and higher (normal is 1). There were 8 days with minimums of 50F or lower. Temperature extremes were 94F on the 26th and 44 on the 2nd.

Precipitation totaled 2.50 inches and was 56% of normal. The month ranked as the 8th driest such month on record and the driest since 1987. Most of the month precipitation was sparse and light. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 1.60 inches on the 31st. There were only 10 clear days and 5 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

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