Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
524 PM AKDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE BARROW AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   08/08/1968
 LOW               20   08/16/1925
                        08/31/1922
HIGHEST            64   08/27        MM      MM       52  08/02
LOWEST             30   08/19        MM      MM       27  08/19
                        08/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.2              43.9     0.3     42.2
AVG. MINIMUM     35.3              34.1     1.2     34.1
MEAN             39.7              39.0     0.7     38.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4              12.0    -8.0        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.81   1963
 MINIMUM            T   1934
TOTALS           0.82              1.05   -0.23     1.56
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.05
DAYS >= .01         7              11.5    -4.5       14
DAYS >= .10         3               3.9    -0.9        5
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.41   08/18 TO 08/18           08/25 TO 08/25
                                                          08/30 TO 08/30
                                                          08/30 TO 08/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            4.0   1969
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH         3   08/21/2003
                        08/31/1936
TOTALS            1.8               0.9     0.9      0.0
SINCE 7/1         1.8               1.1     0.7      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       7               2.3     4.7        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.2     0.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.6   MM                       08/30 TO 08/30
                                                          08/30 TO 08/30
                                                          08/30 TO 08/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     776               806     -30      611
 SINCE 7/1       1429              1555    -126     1203
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/220    DATE  08/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/220    DATE  08/18

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     15
HAZE                     15

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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