FALL 2016

Summer 2017

Weather in Historical Perspective
Kearny, NJ

Temperature Data
High 84.4 Low 65.1
Seasonal Average 74.8
Departure From Normal -1.9
Highest  98 Jun. 13
Lowest 50 on Jun. 7

Number of Days With
Maximum 32F or Below 0
Maximum 90F or Above 17

Minimum 32F or Below 0

Minimum 0F or Below 0
Precipitation .01 or More  36
Snow & Ice 1.0 or More 0
Heavy Fog 1/4 mi. or Less 0
Thunderstorms 11
Clear  29
Partly Cloudy 45
Cloudy  18

 

Heating Degree Days
Total This Season 14

Departure From Normal -4

Normal 18



 

Cooling Degree Days
Total This Season 936
Departure From Normal  -12
Normal  948

 

Precipitation Data
Total for the Season  11.26
Departure From Normal -.35
Normal 11.61

24 Hours 1.31 on Jul 7

Wind Data
Average Speed 6.9 MPH
Average Direction W
Fastest 23 MPH
Direction N
Date  Aug. 28

Snow & Ice
Snow & Ice Total  .0

Departure From Normal .0

Normal  .0

24 Hours .0 on 0

Pressure Data
Highest 30.30 on Aug. 28
Lowest 29.53 on Jun. 21
Averaged 29.97

 

SUMMER 2017:  The June temperature averaged 72.7F and was 1.9F below normal.  The month ranked as the 15th coldest such month on record (since 1977) and the coldest since 2015.  The month was the second consecutive month with below normal temperatures. Twelve days averaged above normal. There were 5 days with maximums of 90F or higher and 9 days with maximums of 80F or lower.  Temperature extremes included 98F on the 13th and 59F on the 7th.

 

The July temperature averaged 77.4F and was 3.4F below normal.  The month ties with July 2005 as the 15th coldest such month on record.  The month was the third consecutive month with below normal temperatures. Eleven days averaged above normal. There were 10 days with maximums of 90F or higher and 6 days with maximums of 80F or lower.  Temperature extremes included 98F on the 20th and 60F on the 30th.

Temperatures in August averaged 77.2F and was 4.5F below normal.  The month tied with August 1989 as the 9th coldest such month on record.  The month was the fourth consecutive month with below normal temperatures. Seven days averaged above normal. There were only 2 days with maximums of 90F or higher.  There were and 4 days with maximums of 80F or lower.  Temperature extremes included 93F on the 1st and 68F on the 26th

 

The seasonal temperature averaged 74.8F and ranked as the 14th coldest such season on record and the coldest since 1999.

Precipitation in June totaled 3.70 inches and was .35 on an inch below normal. The month ranked as the 17th driest such month on record and the driest since 1984. There were 13 days with measurable precipitation. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 1.26 inches on the 23-24th.  There were only 10 clear days and 6 overcast days.

In July, precipitation totaled 3.30 inches and was .97 on an inch below normal. The month ranked as the 16th driest such month on record and the driest since 2012. There were 12 days with measurable precipitation. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was 1.31 inches on the 7th.  There were only 8 clear days and 7 overcast days.

Precipitation in August totaled 4.26 inches and was .397 on an inch above normal. The month ranked as the 16th wettest such month on record and the wettest since 1979. There were 11 days with measurable precipitation. The most to fall in a 24-hour period was .90 of an inch on the 18th.  There were only 11 clear days and only 5 overcast days.

Precipitation for the season totaled 11.26 inches and ranked as the 19th driest such season on record and the driest since 1983. The season was also the consecutive such season with below normal precipitation.  The period July-August ranked as the 16th wettest such period since 1985 with 7.56 inches recorded.

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