Jim Munley's Local Climate Data

Local Climate Data
Kearny,  NJ


Temperature Data  
High 79   Low 62.6             
Average Monthly 70.8                
Departure From Normal +0.7       
Normal 70.1 
Highest 95 on 1nbsp;
Lowest 52 on 17 
Number of Days With  
Maximum 32F or Below 0  
Maximum 90F or Above 3    
Minimum 32F or Below 0
Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More 8
Snow & Ice 1.0+ and More 0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or less 0
Thunderstorms 3
Clear 20
Partly Cloudy 7
Cloudy 3
Heating Degree Days                      
Total This Month  8             
Departure From Normal -36  
Normal 44  nbsp;                   &nbs             
Total for the Season 8
Departure From Normal -36
Normal 46
Cooling Degree Days
Total This Month 190
Departure From Normal +45
Normal 145
Total for the Season 1514
Departure From Normal +336
Normal 1178 
Precipitation Data
Total for the Month 4.17 inches
Departure From Normal +.23 inches
24-Hours 1.55R on 30
Normal 4.17  inches
Wind Data
Average Speed 6.0  mph
Average Direction SW
Fastest 28
Direction ESE
Date 30
Snow & Ice
Total .0
24-Hours .0 on .0
Departure .0
Normal .0
Pressure Data
Highest 30.20 on 6
Lowest 29.52 on 4
Averaged 29.96

The month featured a generally negative NAO and a positive PNA. The temperature averaged 70.8F and was 0.7 degrees above normal. The month tied with 1980, and 2004 as the 3rd warmest such month on record (1977). Nineteen days averaged above normal. Temperature extremes included 95F on the 1st and 52F on the 17th. There were 11 days with maximums of 80F or higher and 3 days with maximums of 90F or higher. There were 10 nights with minimums of 60F or lower.  

Precipitation totaled 4.17 inches and ranked as the 13th wettest such month on record and the driest since 1978. The month was also the 2nd consecutive such month with above normal precipitation. There were 8 days with measurable precipitation. Rainfall was generally light and sparse through the first half of the month. Most of the months rainfall fell from the 27th-20th. The most received in a 24-hour period was 1.55 inches on the 30th which broke the old record for the day of .83” set in 1983. There were 20 clear days and only 3 overcast days.

Jim G. Munley, jr.

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