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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLD BAY, AK
1152 AM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE COLD BAY AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   8/22/1948
 LOW               32   8/28/1999
HIGHEST            66   8/19         65       1      65  8/01
LOWEST             42                40       2      41  8/12
AVG. MAXIMUM       62.0              56.5     5.5    58.0
AVG. MINIMUM       50.7              47.7     3.0    49.8
MEAN               56.4              52.1     4.3    53.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.2    -0.2     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.49   2013
 MINIMUM            1.10   1975
TOTALS              3.25              3.68   -0.43    6.49
DAILY AVG.          0.10              0.12   -0.02    0.21
DAYS >= .01        19                21.3    -2.3    28
DAYS >= .10         9                 9.7    -0.7    17
DAYS >= .50         2                 1.5     0.5     5
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.6    -0.6     1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.70   8/15                       1.20  8/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.0   1998
 24 HR TOTAL        0.0   8-25-1998
 SNOW DEPTH         0     8-31-2014
TOTALS              0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                          0.0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     263               406    -143     335
 SINCE 7/1        542               844    -302     671
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     32/270    DATE   08/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     40/130    DATE   08/22

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     ICE PELLETS                 0
RAIN                     26     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       1
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&
...WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD FOR COLD BAY...

AUGUST 2014 FOR COLD BAY HAS OFFICIALLY SET THE RECORD AS THE THE WARMEST IN
RECORDED HISTORY. THE MOST INFLUENTIAL WEATHER PATTERN FOR THE MONTH WAS A
SERIES OF LOWS WHICH PROVIDED PREDOMINANTLY CLOUDY SKIES THAT LEAD TO MANY HIGH
MINIMUM TEMPERATURES THAT HELPED RAISE THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE INTO THE RECORD
SPOT... WINDS PREDOMINATELY FROM A WESTERLY DIRECTION.

MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AVERAGES WERE ALL IN THE TOP THREE ON RECORD FOR THE MONTH
OF AUGUST. THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST THE AVERAGE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS TIED FOR THE SECOND WARMEST AND THE OVERALL AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST ON RECORD. COLD BAY TIED SIX RECORD TEMPERATURES...
AND SET FIVE NEW TEMPERATURE RECORDS.

NEW TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET ON...

08/02/2014 NEW RECORD MAXIMUM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 55 DEGREES REPLACING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 53 DEGREES SET IN 2013.

08/03/2014 NEW RECORD MAXIMUM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 54 DEGREES REPLACING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 53 DEGREES SET IN 1997.

08/19/2014 NEW RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 66 DEGREES REPLACING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 65 DEGREES SET IN 2004.

08/22/2014 NEW RECORD MAXIMUM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 55 DEGREES REPLACING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 54 DEGREES SET IN 1953.

08/30/2014 NEW RECORD MAXIMUM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 53 DEGREES REPLACING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 51 DEGREES SET IN 1942.

TIED TEMPERATURE RECORDS OCCURRED ON...

08/05/2014 RECORDED MAXIMUM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 56 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS
SET IN 1997.

08/10/2014 RECORDED MAXIMUM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 55 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS
SET IN 1969.

08/11/2014 RECORDED MAXIMUM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 53 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS
SET IN 2005.

08/12/2014 RECORDED MAXIMUM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 54 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS
SET IN 2007.

08/21/2014 RECORDED MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 65 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS SET IN
1978.

08/23/2014 RECORDED MAXIMUM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 54 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS
SET IN 1953.

PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST 2014 WAS ABOUT 0.40 INCHES BELOW NORMAL SEVENTEEN DAYS
HAD PRECIPITATION GREATER THAN 0.01...


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