Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
548 PM AKDT TUE APR 4 2017

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              39   03/29/1973
 LOW              -58   03/16/1930
HIGHEST            22   03/11        MM      MM       21  03/21
LOWEST            -28   03/06        MM      MM      -21  03/17
AVG. MAXIMUM      1.3               8.8    -7.5     12.0
AVG. MINIMUM    -16.4              -6.7    -9.7     -5.4
MEAN             -7.6               1.1    -8.7      3.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     30              30.4    -0.4       31
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              31.0    -1.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      28              21.2     6.8       25

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.19   2009
 MINIMUM            T   1986
                        1960
                        1953
TOTALS           0.03              0.44   -0.41     0.17
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.01   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         2               6.6    -4.6        6
DAYS >= .10         0               1.4    -1.4        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.02   03/14 TO 03/14           03/25 TO 03/25
SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           48.5   1938
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        79   03/02/2011
TOTALS            0.7               5.9    -5.2      1.4
SINCE 7/1        50.9              53.5    -2.6     21.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     46                23      23       23
DAYS >= TRACE       9               7.2     1.8        5
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.2    -2.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        46   03/31                         35  03/31
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   MM                       03/25 TO 03/25
DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2169              1982     187     1904
 SINCE 7/1      11028             12227   -1199    10682
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/120    DATE  03/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/120    DATE  03/09

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30


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          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                     24

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

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