Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bethel, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
654 AM AKST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE BETHEL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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              49   01/06/1942
 LOW              -52   01/25/1947
                        01/19/1947
                        01/18/1947
HIGHEST            39                MM      MM       41
LOWEST            -31                MM      MM        2
AVG. MAXIMUM     14.5              12.4     2.1     26.5
AVG. MINIMUM      2.3               0.8     1.5     16.2
MEAN              8.4               6.6     1.8     21.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     26              25.5     0.5       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              30.3    -1.3       28
DAYS MIN <= 0      15              14.7     0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.21              0.78    0.43     0.23
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               9.1    -1.1        7
DAYS >= .10         4               2.2     1.8        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.34   01/02 TO 01/03           01/12 TO 01/12
                                                          01/27 TO 01/27
                                                          01/27 TO 01/27
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/12(00) TO 01/12(00)
                                                 01/27(00) TO 01/27(00)7
                                                 01/27(00) TO 01/27(00)7

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            9.8               9.6     0.2      0.0
SINCE 7/1        20.9              38.9   -18.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 7      -4        0
DAYS >= TRACE      15               9.4     5.6        0
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.9     1.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   01/31                          3  01/30
                        01/30                             01/12
                        01/29                             01/03
 24 HR TOTAL      2.8   MM                       01/27 TO 01/27
                                                          01/27 TO 01/27
                                                          01/27 TO 01/27
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1748              1810     -62     1302
 SINCE 7/1       6565              7227    -662     5954
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              11.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/059
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/150    DATE  01/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/130    DATE  01/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     83

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                     10

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

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