Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
453 AM AKDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE BARROW AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              42   04/24/1936
 LOW              -42   04/04/1924
HIGHEST            21   04/18        MM      MM       29  04/30
                        04/11                             04/29
                                                          04/28
LOWEST            -21   04/03        MM      MM      -22  04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     13.2               8.5     4.7     14.2
AVG. MINIMUM      0.0              -4.9     4.9      6.7
MEAN              6.6               1.8     4.8     10.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     30              29.2     0.8       29
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.0     0.0       29
DAYS MIN <= 0      13              19.9    -6.9        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.36   1963
 MINIMUM            T   1987
                        1974
                        1939
TOTALS              TR             0.16   -0.16     0.09
DAILY AVG.          T              0.01   -0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01         0               5.1    -5.1        5
DAYS >= .10         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   04/30 TO 04/30           04/10 TO 04/10
                                                          04/10 TO 04/10
                                                          04/10 TO 04/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.5   1963
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        34   04/15/1923
TOTALS            0.6               3.2    -2.6      0.6
SINCE 7/1        29.9              34.3    -4.4      9.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                12      -6        5
DAYS >= TRACE      12               7.7     4.3        9
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   04/11                          7  04/03
                        04/10
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   MM                       04/10 TO 04/10
                                                          04/10 TO 04/10
                                                          04/10 TO 04/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1742              1896    -154     1575
 SINCE 7/1      14941             17160   -2219    14987
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/080    DATE  04/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/080    DATE  04/15

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                     23

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

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