Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
505 AM AKST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE BARROW AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              36   01/01/2017
                        01/04/1974
                        54/01/2206
 LOW              -53   01/03/1975
                        01/15/1951
HIGHEST            36R  01/01        MM      MM       28  01/06
LOWEST            -36   01/19        MM      MM      -24  01/22
AVG. MAXIMUM      7.8              -7.3    15.1      5.3
AVG. MINIMUM     -8.5             -19.5    11.0     -5.8
MEAN             -0.3             -13.4    13.1     -0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     29              31.0    -2.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      23              29.6    -6.6       22

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.04   1962
 MINIMUM            T   1998
                        1996
                        1951
TOTALS           0.47              0.13    0.34     0.97
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.00    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01         7               4.6     2.4       11
DAYS >= .10         1               0.2     0.8        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.32   01/01 TO 01/01           01/12 TO 01/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.9   1962
 24 HR TOTAL      2.1   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        30   01/31/1923

TOTALS            4.7               2.6     2.1      1.9
SINCE 7/1        22.0              26.4    -4.4      5.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                 9      -3        5
DAYS >= TRACE      26               6.4    19.6       15
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   01/01                          7  01/31
 24 HR TOTAL      3.1R  01/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2016              2430    -414     2015
 SINCE 7/1       8975             10639   -1664     9410
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/300    DATE  01/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/320    DATE  01/05

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               26     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     24

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

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