Jim Munley's Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ


Temperature Data  
High 67.1  Low 50.5             
Average Monthly 58.8                
Departure From Normal +0.8       
Normal 58.0 
Highest 77 on 11 
Lowest 42 on 30 
Number of Days With  
Maximum 32F or Below 0  
Maximum 90F or Above     
Minimum 32F or Below 0
Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More 9
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More 0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less 1
Thunderstorms 1
Clear 18
Partly Cloudy 8
Cloudy 1
Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  200             
Departure From Normal -196  
Normal 296  nbsp;                   &nbs             
Total for the Season 208
Departure From Normal -132
Normal 340
Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 15
Departure From Normal -10
Normal 25
Total for the Season 1529
Departure From Normal +336
Normal 1203 
Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 4.87 inches
Departure From Normal +1.32 inches
24-Hours 2.85R on 1
Normal 3.50  inches
Wind Data
Average Speed 6.0  mph
Average Direction WSW
Fastest 23
Direction SSE
Date 1
Snow & Ice
Total .0
24-Hours .0 on .0
Departure .0
Normal .0
Pressure Data
Highest 30.19 on 11
Lowest 29.49 on 1
Averaged 29.90

The month featured a negative NAO and a positive PNA. The temperature averaged 58.8F and was 0.8 degrees above normal. The month ranked as the 5th warmest such month on record (1977) and the warmest since 1995. Only 8 days averaged below or near normal. Temperature extremes included 77F on the 11th and 42F on the 30th. There were 17 days with maximums of 70F or higher and 4 days with maximums of 60F or lower.  

Precipitation totaled 4.87 inches and ranked as the 10th wettest such month on record and the wettest since 1995. The month was also the 3rd consecutive month and the 2ns consecutive such month with above normal precipitation. There were 9 days with measurable precipitation. Most of the month’s rainfall fell on the first day of the month when 2.85 inches fell which was the most to fall in a 24-hour period. This was a record for the day. The old record was 1.29 inches set in 1979. There were 18 clear days and only 5 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, jr.

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