Jim Munley's Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ


Temperature Data  
High 63.1   Low 48.1             
Average Monthly 55.6                
Departure From Normal -2.4       
Normal 58.0 
Highest 79 on 22 
Lowest 36 on 19 
Number of Days With  
Maximum 32F or Below 0  
Maximum 90F or Above 0    
Minimum 32F or Below 0
Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More 12
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More 0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less 0
Thunderstorms 1
Clear 13
Partly Cloudy 11
Cloudy 7
Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  288             
Departure From Normal -8  
Normal 296  nbsp;                   &nbs             
Total for the Season 332
Departure From Normal -10
Normal 342
Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 4
Departure From Normal -21
Normal 25
Total for the Season 905
Departure From Normal -298
Normal 1203 
Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 6.50 inches
Departure From Normal +3.00 inches
24-Hours 2.20 on 24
Normal 3.50  inches
Wind Data
Average Speed 7.2  mph
Average Direction SW
Fastest 20
Direction WSW
Date 7
Snow & Ice
Total .0
24-Hours .0 on 0
Departure .0
Normal T
Pressure Data
Highest 30.39 on 12
Lowest 29.64 on 10
Averaged 30.01

The month featured a generally negative NAO and a positive PNA index. The average temperature was 55.6F and was 2.4F below normal. The month ranked as the 11th coldest such month on record and the coldest since 1977. The month was also the 2nd consecutive month with below normal temperatures. The month was also the 2nd consecutive such month with below normal temperatures. Temperature extremes included 79F on the 22nd and 36F on the 19th.Seventeen days averaged above normal. There were 5 with maximums of 70F or higher.  

Precipitation totaled 6.50 inches and ranked as the 5th wettest such month on record and the wettest since 1983. Much of the month was dry with most of the precipitation falling during the last week of the month. The most rain to fall in a 24-hour period was 2.20 inches on the 24th. There were 13 clear days and 7 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, jr.

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