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CXAK58 PACD 020828
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
1058 PM AKST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE COLD BAY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              59   01/12/1947
 LOW              -13   01/30/2000
HIGHEST            43                MM      MM       42
LOWEST             13                MM      MM        2
AVG. MAXIMUM     34.6              32.9     1.7     32.9
AVG. MINIMUM     27.1              23.6     3.5     20.0
MEAN             30.8              28.2     2.6     26.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11              10.8     0.2       13
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              24.2    -2.2       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           3.02              3.16   -0.14     5.13
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.17
DAYS >= .01        25              21.2     3.8       19
DAYS >= .10        11               8.5     2.5       11
DAYS >= .50         1               1.2    -0.2        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.67   01/05 TO 01/05           01/29 TO 01/30
                                                          01/30 TO 01/30
                                                          01/30 TO 01/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/30(00) TO 01/30(00)
                                                 01/30(00) TO 01/30(00)0
                                                 01/30(00) TO 01/30(00)0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           10.9              14.1    -3.2     12.5
SINCE 7/1        33.9              39.3    -5.4     29.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 3      -1        1
DAYS >= TRACE      20              14.6     5.4       20
DAYS >= 1.0         4               4.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/29                          5  01/28
                        01/28                             01/27
                        01/27                             01/17
 24 HR TOTAL      2.6   01/10 TO 01/10           01/30 TO 01/30
                                                          01/30 TO 01/30
                                                          01/30 TO 01/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1050              1139     -89     1188
 SINCE 7/1       4743              5210    -467     4518
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              18.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   7/001
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/120    DATE  01/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    71/120    DATE  01/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     87

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               20     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      1

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

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