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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
555 AM AKDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE COLD BAY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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              69   10/26/1964
                        10/13/1954
 LOW                6   10/31/1999
HIGHEST            58                MM      MM       57
LOWEST             19                MM      MM       26
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.2              45.5     2.7     50.6
AVG. MINIMUM     36.5              35.4     1.1     40.1
MEAN             42.4              40.4     2.0     45.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               7.7     1.3        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           5.37              4.76    0.61     7.11
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.15    0.02     0.23
DAYS >= .01        24              24.6    -0.6       24
DAYS >= .10        15              12.7     2.3       16
DAYS >= .50         1               2.3    -1.3        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.14   10/24 TO 10/24           09/30 TO 10/01
                                                          10/18 TO 10/18
                                                          10/18 TO 10/18
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    10/01(00) TO 10/01(00)
                                                 10/18(00) TO 10/18(00)8
                                                 10/18(00) TO 10/18(00)8

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            2.1               2.4    -0.3      1.5
SINCE 7/1         2.1               2.4    -0.3      1.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       6               3.9     2.1        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.6     0.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   10/23                          0  MM
                        10/22
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   10/22 TO 10/22           10/18 TO 10/18
                                                          10/18 TO 10/18
                                                          10/18 TO 10/18
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     695               761     -66      603
 SINCE 7/1       1947              2107    -160     1482
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              16.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   7/211
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    62/150    DATE  10/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    74/150    DATE  10/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     83

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               25     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      2
FOG                      27     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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