Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
948 AM AKDT SAT JUN 3 2017

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   05/29/1947
 LOW              -18   05/01/1945
HIGHEST            54   05/12        MM      MM       72  05/29
LOWEST             20   05/06        MM      MM       20  05/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.5              37.8     2.7     46.9
AVG. MINIMUM     29.1              26.0     3.1     34.3
MEAN             34.8              31.9     2.9     40.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               7.7    -3.7        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              23.0     1.0       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.6    -0.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.39   2004
 MINIMUM            T   1979
                        1978
                        1939
TOTALS           0.41              0.41    0.00     0.65
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         5               6.3    -1.3        8
DAYS >= .10         2               1.2     0.8        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.23   05/24 TO 05/24           05/10 TO 05/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           12.0   1964
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH       108   05/15/1937
                        05/12/1937
TOTALS            0.2               1.2    -1.0        T
SINCE 7/1        52.6              59.8    -7.2     26.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 6      -6        0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               2.1     1.9        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   05/01                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   05/05 TO 05/05           05/05 TO 05/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     928              1026     -98      750
 SINCE 7/1      13168             14804   -1636    12607
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/290    DATE  05/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/290    DATE  05/29

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      6

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

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