Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BARROW, AK
1111 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE BARROW WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1915 TO 2016

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   4/24/1936
 LOW              -42   4/04/1924
HIGHEST            29   4/30         27       2      29  4/24
LOWEST            -22               -24       2     -13  4/15
AVG. MAXIMUM       14.1               8.5     5.6    12.1
AVG. MINIMUM        6.4              -4.9    11.3     1.3
MEAN               10.3               1.8     8.5     6.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32     30                29.4     0.6    30
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     30                30.0     0.0    30
DAYS MIN <= 0       6                20.3   -14.3    16

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            1.36   1963
 MINIMUM            0.00   1938
TOTALS              0.07              0.16   -0.09    0.46
DAILY AVG.          0.00              0.01   -0.01    0.02
DAYS >= .01         5                 5.1    -0.1     9
DAYS >= .10         0                 0.3    -0.3     2
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.02   4/30                       0.19  4/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             15.4   1963
 24 HR TOTAL        5.4   4-21-2010
 SNOW DEPTH        38     4-30-1929
TOTALS              1.2               3.2    -2.0     7.2
SINCE 7/1          32.1              34.2    -2.1    53.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                10      -4       6
DAYS >= TRACE      17                19.4    -2.4    22
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.5    -0.5     3
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   4/26                          8  4/28
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   4/15                        1.9  4/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1636              1895    -259    1742
 SINCE 7/1      16029             17147   -1118   16232
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               17.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     40/080    DATE   04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     47/080    DATE   04/10

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                      1     GLAZE                       3
DRIZZLE                   2     HAIL                        0
SNOW                     16     HAZE                        6
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       1
BLOWING SNOW             16


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

&&

HIGH WINDS THAT BEGAN IN LATE DECEMBER FINALLY SUBSIDED LATE IN THE MONTH.
THE MONTH WAS FAIRLY DRY RECEIVING LESS THAN HALF THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITAION.

$$
*** MAY 16



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