Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
159 PM AKST TUE JAN 3 2017

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...THE BARROW AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

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              34   12/09/1932
 LOW              -55   12/10/1924
HIGHEST            26   12/30        MM      MM       17  12/17
LOWEST            -23   12/04        MM      MM      -36  12/25
AVG. MAXIMUM      7.7              -1.8     9.5     -5.0
AVG. MINIMUM     -7.6             -13.8     6.2    -16.0
MEAN              0.1              -7.8     7.9    -10.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31              30.9     0.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      25              27.2    -2.2       31

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.17   2013
 MINIMUM            T   1931
                        1926
TOTALS           0.30              0.14    0.16     0.01
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.00    0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01        10               5.7     4.3        1
DAYS >= .10         1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.14   12/29 TO 12/30           12/09 TO 12/09
                                                          12/09 TO 12/09
                                                          12/09 TO 12/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.9   2011
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   12/22/2006 TO 12/22/2006
 SNOW DEPTH        17   12/31/2005
                        12/30/2005
                        12/29/2005
TOTALS            4.2               3.5     0.7      0.4
SINCE 7/1        17.3              23.8    -6.5      3.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                 8      -2        4
DAYS >= TRACE      21               8.2    12.8        7
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.9     0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   12/31                          5  12/31
                        12/30                             12/30
                        12/29                             12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      1.1   MM                       12/09 TO 12/09
                                                          12/09 TO 12/09
                                                          12/09 TO 12/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2004              2257    -253     2334
 SINCE 7/1       6959              8209   -1250     7395
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/240    DATE  12/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/230    DATE  12/30

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60


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                2     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               22     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                     23

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

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