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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU, AK
453 AM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE JUNEAU CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1936 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   08/16/2004

 LOW               27   08/25/1948
HIGHEST            80   08/03        76       4       77  08/03
                                                          08/02
LOWEST             41   08/26        40       1       44  08/21
                        08/25                             08/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.6              62.7     0.9     62.8
AVG. MINIMUM     49.7              49.0     0.7     50.7
MEAN             56.7              55.9     0.8     56.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.02   2006
 MINIMUM         0.56   1979
TOTALS           8.92              5.73    3.19     8.53
DAILY AVG.       0.29              0.18    0.11     0.28
DAYS >= .01        21              19.1     1.9       23
DAYS >= .10        14              12.5     1.5       18
DAYS >= .50         7               3.8     3.2        6
DAYS >= 1.00        5               1.0     4.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.05   08/18 TO 08/18           08/09 TO 08/10
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                             0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     251               284     -33      246
 SINCE 7/1        479               535     -56      476
COOLING TOTAL       1                 0       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          8                 2       6        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/24/1969
 LATEST       06/13/1965
EARLIEST                        09/30
LATEST                          05/12
..................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/113
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/120    DATE  08/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/110    DATE  08/22

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               22     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      0

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

&&

...WETTER AND SLIGHTLY WARMER NORMAL FOR AUGUST 2015...

THE OVERALL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST WAS 56.7...WHICH
IS
ABOUT 1 DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS 80
DEGREES ON AUGUST 3RD. THERE WERE 8 DAYS WHERE TEMPERATURES WERE 70
DEGREES OR HIGHER. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS 41 DEGREES ON
AUGUST 26TH.

NEARLY 9 INCHES OF RAIN FELL FOR THE MONTH...WHICH IS MORE THAN 3 INCHES
ABOVE NORMAL. THIS IS THE 8TH WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD. THERE WERE 5
DAYS WITH DAILY RAINFALL EXCEEDING 1 INCH. THERE WERE 8 DAYS WITHOUT ANY
MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION. FOG WAS OBSERVED 18 DAYS THIS MONTH.

THE HIGHEST WIND SPEED AT THE AIRPORT WAS 48 MPH FROM THE SOUTHEAST ON
THE 22ND.

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