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Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ


Temperature Data  
High 65   Low 49.4             
Average Monthly  57.2                
Departure From Normal  -0.8

Normal  58       
Highest  85  on94

Lowest 32  on 31

Number of Days With  
Maximum 32F or Below  0  
Maximum 90F or Above  0    
Minimum 32F or Below   3

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  11
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  1
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less  0

Thunderstorms  1
Clear   14
Partly Cloudy  11
Cloudy 6

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month 252            
Departure From Normal -16  
Normal   296                                    
Total for the Season  279
Departure From Normal  -61

Normal  340

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 19
Departure From Normal -6
Normal 25
Total for the Season 1315
Departure From Normal  +112

Normal  1203


Precipitation Data
Total for the Month4.64
Departure From Normal  +1.14  inches
24-Hours  1.11  inches  on 19-20

Normal 3.50  inches


Wind Data
Average Speed 5.9  mph
Average Direction  S
Fastest  19
Direction WSW

Date 17

Snow & Ice
4.0 inches
4.0  on  0
Departure  +4.0  inches
Normal  T

Pressure Data
Highest  30.40  on 8

Lowest  29.29  on  20

Averaged  29.95

OCTOBER 2011: The temperature averaged 57.2 and was 0.8 below normal. The month ranked as the 11th warmest such month on record (since 1977) and the warmest since 2001.  The month was also the 4th consecutive such month with below above normal temperatures. Eleven days averaged near or below normal.  There were 3 days with maximums of 80F or higher. Temperature extremes included 85F on the 9th and 32F on the 31st.         

Above normal precipitation was again observed in October with 4.64 inches recorded.  The month ranked as the 11th wettest such month on record and the wettest since 2010. The month was also the 3rd consecutive month and the 3rd consecutive such month with above precipitation.  The most received in a 24-hour period was 1.11 inches on the 19th-20th. Also, 4.0 inches of snow was received on the 29th making this October the snowiest on record (since 1976). It was also a record for any day in October. There were 14 clear days and 6 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

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