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Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny, NJ


Temperature Data                                    
High 67.7 Low 49             
Average Monthly  56.3              
Departure From Normal  -1.4

Highest 87 on 19

Lowest  35 on 29

Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month 230            
Departure From Normal  -61  
Total for the Season  250

Departure From Normal  -21

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month  32

Departure From Normal  +6
Total for the Season 1556

Departure From Normal +335

Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 3.20
Departure From Normal  -.52  inches
24-Hours 1.15 inches  on 27-28

Normal 3.72 inches

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

Departure .0”  inches

Normal T inches



Wind Data
Average Speed 6.5  mph
Average Direction NW
Fastest  22
Direction WNW

Date 13

Pressure Data
Highest  30.50 on 10

Lowest  29.39 on  22

Averaged  30.11

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  10
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More  0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less 0

Thunderstorms  2
Clear 13

Partly Cloudy 9
Cloudy 9


October’s temperature averaged 58.3F and was 1.4F below normal.  The month ranked as the 8th warmest such month on record (since 1977) and the warmest since 2014.  The month was also the 7th consecutive such warmest month. Twelve days averaged near or above normal. There were 4 days with maximums of 80F or higher and 6 days with maximums of 60F and lower. Temperatures extremes included 87F on the 19th (a record for the day) and 35F on the 29th.    

The below normal precipitation trend continued in October with 3.20 inches recorded during the month. Most of the rain fell during the 27-28 with 1.15 inches. The month ranked as the 18th driest such month on record and the driest since 2008. The month was also the 3rd consecutive month with below normal precipitation. There were 10 days with measurable precipitation. There were 13 clear days and 9 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.

Jim G. Munley, Jr.


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