Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
505 AM AKST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              40   01/27/2014
 LOW              -55   01/18/1934
                        01/16/1934
                        01/15/1934
HIGHEST            38   01/01        MM      MM       35  01/04
                                                          01/03
LOWEST            -35   01/23        MM      MM      -16  01/23
AVG. MAXIMUM      7.7               3.9     3.8     19.6
AVG. MINIMUM     -4.3              -9.5     5.2      7.6
MEAN              1.7              -2.8     4.5     13.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     29              30.0    -1.0       27
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.9     0.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      17              21.4    -4.4        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.94   1937
 MINIMUM            T   1966
                        1939
                        1938
TOTALS           0.55              0.62   -0.07     0.38
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               9.0    -1.0        9
DAYS >= .10         2               1.9     0.1        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.32   01/24 TO 01/25           01/30 TO 01/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           56.0   1937
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        78   01/28/1937
TOTALS           11.3               9.1     2.2      2.0
SINCE 7/1        31.0              38.0    -7.0     16.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     17                17       0       15
DAYS >= TRACE      19               9.8     9.2        6
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.4    -1.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        25   01/31                         25  01/30
 24 HR TOTAL      6.0   01/24 TO 01/24           01/30 TO 01/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1954              2102    -148     1585
 SINCE 7/1       7369              8404   -1035     7243
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/130    DATE  01/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/130    DATE  01/30

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     16

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

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