Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS King Salmon, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KING SALMON, AK
135 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

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...THE KING SALMON AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1917 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   8/05/1968
 LOW               25   8/31/1984
HIGHEST            81   8/03         69      12      73  8/10
LOWEST             32                31       1      30  8/31
AVG. MAXIMUM       63.9              62.6     1.3    65.5
AVG. MINIMUM       46.6              46.6     0.0    48.9
MEAN               55.3              54.6     0.7    57.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      1                 0.3     0.7     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      5                 4.3     0.7     6
DAYS MIN <= 32      1                 0.4     0.6     1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.43   1953
 MINIMUM            1.05   1975
TOTALS              1.76              2.95   -1.19    3.51
DAILY AVG.          0.06              0.10   -0.04    0.11
DAYS >= .01        16                15.3     0.7    16
DAYS >= .10         7                 8.3    -1.3     8
DAYS >= .50         0                 1.3    -1.3     1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.32   8/29                       0.69  8/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.0   1949
 24 HR TOTAL        0.0   8-31-2015
 SNOW DEPTH         0     8-31-2015
TOTALS              0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                          0.0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     294               322     -28     236
 SINCE 7/1        524               612     -88     474
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 0       2       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     28/240    DATE    08/9
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     37/240    DATE    08/9

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     ICE PELLETS                 0
RAIN                     17     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   4     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       6
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&
...AUGUST HAD LESS THAN NORMAL PRECIPITATION...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL. THE
MAX TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 81 DEGREES ON THE 3RD AND MIN TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTHS WAS 32 DEGREES ON THE 30TH.  PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH
WAS 1.19 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH. KING SALMON HAD
19 DAYS OF RAINFALL, 14 DAYS HAD MEASURABLE ACCUMULATION ABOVE TRACE.
HIGHEST PRECIPITATION DAY ON THE MONTH WAS ON THE 13TH AND 29TH WITH THE
AMOUNT OF 0.32 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION.

RECORDS...JUNE 3RD..HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 81 DEGREES, BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 78 DEGREES SET IN 2002.


$$
JML SEP 15




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