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Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ
NOV 2012


Temperature Data                                    
High 56.2  Low 35.3             
Average Monthly  44                
Departure From Normal +4.3

Highest  69  on 13

Lowest  29  on 6   

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  624            
Departure From Normal +62  
Total for the Season  839

Departure From Normal  -63

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 0
Departure From Normal -1
Total for the Season 1362

Departure From Normal  +159

Precipitation Data
Total for the Month .
70  inches
Departure From Normal  -3.30  inches
24-Hours  .50  inches  on  7

Snow & Ice
Total  5.0”  inches
24-Hours  4.0”  on 7-8

Departure  +3.5  inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 7.2  mph
Average Direction SSE
Fastest  24
Direction WNW

Date 24

Pressure Data
Highest  30.47  on 18

Lowest  29.69  on  24

Averaged  30.24

Number of Days With   
Maximum 32F or Below  0  
Maximum 90F or Above  0    
Minimum 32F or Below  7

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

Thunderstorms  0
Clear   20
Partly Cloudy 6
Cloudy 4



The temperature averaged 44F and was 4.38 degree below normal. The month ranked as the 8th coldest such month on record (since 1977) and the coldest since 1986.  There were 16 days that temperatures that averaged below normal and 14 days that averaged near or above normal. There were 3 days with maximums of 60F and higher. Temperature extremes included 69F on the 13th and 29F on the 6th.          

Precipitation totaled only .70 inches and ranked as the dries t such month on record and the driest since 2001. The month rankled as the 4th consecutive such month with below normal precipitation. Most of the month’s rain fell on the 27th with .50 of an inch which was also the most received in a 25 hour period. Snowfall was also above normal with 5.0 inches. The most received in a 24 hour period was 4.0 inches on Nov. 7-8th. There were 20 clear days and only 4 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

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