Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bethel, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BETHEL, AK
117 AM AKDT MON AUG 1 2016

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...THE BETHEL AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1923 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              86   7/12/1951
 LOW               31   7/17/1959
HIGHEST            85   7/13         77       8      75  7/05
LOWEST             47                41       6      45  7/26
AVG. MAXIMUM       66.4              63.4     3.0    64.2
AVG. MINIMUM       51.9              48.8     3.1    49.7
MEAN               59.2              56.1     3.1    56.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      2                 0.5     1.5     0
DAYS MAX >= 70     11                 6.9     4.1     5
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            4.19   2001
 MINIMUM            0.49   1957
TOTALS              2.99              2.36    0.63    2.08
DAILY AVG.          0.10              0.08    0.02    0.07
DAYS >= .01         18                15.5     2.5    20
DAYS >= .10         9                  7.0     2.0     9
DAYS >= .50         1                  0.9     0.1     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                  0.1    -0.1     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.68   7/30               0.36   7/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.0   1974
 24 HR TOTAL        0.0   7-05-1974
 SNOW DEPTH         0     7-31-2016
TOTALS              0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 0.0     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  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                          0.0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     186               284     -98     241
 SINCE 7/1        186               284     -98     241
COOLING TOTAL      12                 0      12       1
 SINCE 1/1         13                 0      13      11
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     25/210    DATE   07/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     32/220    DATE   07/29

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              1     ICE PELLETS                 0
RAIN                     21     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        1
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       1
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

JULY WAS A BIT WARMER THAN NORMAL AS WE HAD THREE HIGH MIN RECORDS AND MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE RECORD.  THE MONTH STARTED VERY DRY BUT THE SECOND HALF OF THE MONTH
HAD A DRAMATIC INCREASE IN RAINFALL.  THERE WAS ONLY ONE DAY OF THUNDERSTORMS, BUT
NUMEROUS DAYS WITH HEAVY FOG IN THE MORNING.


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CR AUG 16




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