Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KOTZEBUE, AK
1240 PM AKDT WED JUL 9 2014

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...THE KOTZEBUE WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   6/19/2013
 LOW               20   6/06/1903
HIGHEST            64   6/30         63       1      85  6/19
LOWEST             32                26       6      29  6/05
AVG. MAXIMUM       49.0              51.5    -2.5    57.5
AVG. MINIMUM       39.4              39.9    -0.5    44.1
MEAN               44.2              45.7    -1.5    50.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.2    -0.2     1
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.8    -0.8     5
DAYS MIN <= 32      2                 4.4    -2.4     2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            1.43   1979
 MINIMUM            0.00   1995
TOTALS              0.38              0.58   -0.20    0.91
DAILY AVG.          0.01              0.02   -0.01    0.03
DAYS >= .01         6                 4.9     1.1     8
DAYS >= .10         0                 1.4    -1.4     4
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.2    -0.2     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.08   6/09                       0.22  6/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              2.4   1963
 24 HR TOTAL       20.5   6-11-1931
 SNOW DEPTH       205     6-11-1931
TOTALS              0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1          32.2              53.0   -20.8    37.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       1                 1.0     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  6/02
 24 HR TOTAL        T   6/01                        0.0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     617               581      36     425
 SINCE 7/1      13482             15387   -1905   15520
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       8
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       8
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               11.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     28/270    DATE   06/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     33/280    DATE   06/26

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                     12     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      1     HAZE                        2
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      11
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&
...BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION IN KOTZEBUE...

A COUPLE OF STORM SYSTEMS THE FIRST WEEK AND A HALF OF THE MONTH PROVIDED FOR A
MAJORITY OF THE RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH. THE MAJORITY OF THE MONTH WAS DOMINATED
BY HIGH PRESSURE ALLOWING FOR MOST OF THE SYSTEMS TO PASS TO THE SOUTH OF THE
AREA. A COLD FRONT AT THE END OF THE MONTH PROVIDED THE REMAINDER OF THE
PRECIPITATION FOR THE AREA.

TEMPERATURES...THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED FOR 25TH COOLEST IN STATION
HISTORY. THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS JUST SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL
FOR THE MONTH. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL FOR THE
MONTH.

PRECIPITATION...KOTZEBUE RECEIVED ONLY SIXTY SIX PERCENT OF THE NORMAL  RAINFALL
FOR THE MONTH. THERE WERE NO DAILY RECORDS WERE BROKEN DURING THE MONTH. THERE
WERE SIX DAYS IN THE MONTH IN WHICH.../0.05/... INCHES OF RAINFALL FELL WITH SIX
OTHER DAYS DURING THE MONTH ONLY RECEIVING A TRACE OF RAINFALL.


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