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Old 03-03-2014, 07:11 PM   #36
Limekiln
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Looks like the NWS meteorologists didn't get the memo....




Statement as of 2:50 PM EST on March 3, 2014

public information statement
National Weather Service Albany NY
250 PM EST Mar 3 2014

February 2014 was colder than normal by some 3 to 6 degrees across
the local area.

Average temperature (departure from normal):

Albany ny: 21.9 degrees (-4.0)
Glens Falls ny: 17.6 degrees (-3.7)
Poughkeepsie ny: 23.0 degrees (-5.6)
Bennington vt: 19.6 degrees (-5.4)
Pittsfield ma: 19.3 degrees (-4.5)

It was the 7th snowiest February for Albany NY since 1885.

1) 40.7 inches 1893
2) 34.5 inches 1962
3) 32.3 inches 1926
4) 31.7 inches 1950
5) 30.1 inches 2011
6) 28.6 inches 1993
7) 28.1 inches 2014
8) 27.5 inches 1899
9) 26.1 inches 1914
10) 26.0 inches 1958 & 1988


Looking a period December-January-February (meteorological winter)
it was colder than normal by around 2 degrees.

Average temperature (departure from normal):

Albany ny: 23.1 degrees (-2.5)
Glens Falls ny: 19.2 degrees (-2.2)
Poughkeepsie ny: 26.2 degrees (-2.2)
Bennington vt: 22.5 degrees (-2.1)
Pittsfield ma: 21.6 degrees (-2.0)

it was the 12th snowiest Dec-Jan-Feb for Albany NY since 1884-85.

1) 82.1 inches 2002-03
2) 79.2 inches 1890-91
3) 76.6 inches 1970-71
4) 76.4 inches 1977-78
5) 76.2 inches 2010-11
6) 74.4 inches 1947-48
7) 72.1 inches 1969-70
8) 70.9 inches 1986-87
9) 69.7 inches 1963-64
10) 69.5 inches 1945-46
11) 68.3 inches 1993-94
12) 63.1 inches 2013-14


Our seasonal snowfall stands at 65.2 inches through March 2nd.

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Page at www.Weather.Gov/aly/climate
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