Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BARROW, AK
405 PM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE BARROW WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1915 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   8/08/1968
 LOW               20   8/16/1925
HIGHEST            52   8/2  8/25    61      -9      57  8/22
LOWEST             26                27      -1      27  8/29
AVG. MAXIMUM       42.3              43.9    -1.6    42.3
AVG. MINIMUM       33.8              34.1    -0.3    33.0
MEAN               38.1              39.0    -0.9    37.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.9    -0.9     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8                13.5    -5.5    11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            2.81   1963
 MINIMUM            0.00   1934
TOTALS              1.69              1.05    0.64    0.45
DAILY AVG.          0.05              0.03    0.02    0.01
DAYS >= .01        14                11.5     2.5     8
DAYS >= .10         6                 3.9     2.1     1
DAYS >= .50         1                 0.2     0.8     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.55   8/25                       0.25  8/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              4.0   1969
 24 HR TOTAL        2.8   8-21-2003
 SNOW DEPTH         3     8-21-2003
TOTALS              0.8               0.9    -0.1     0.5
SINCE 7/1           0.8               1.0    -0.2     1.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       8                 8.1    -0.1     7
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.2    -0.2     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   8/18                          0  8/30
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   8/28-29                     0.3  8/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     827               806      21     838
 SINCE 7/1       1578              1555      23    1666
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               12.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     40/270    DATE   08/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     49/270    DATE   08/27

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                     23     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   5     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      8     HAZE                        0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       6
BLOWING SNOW              1

REMARKS
25TH....0.55 IN. PCPN IS RECORD MAX PCPN FOR THE DATE AND THE 6TH GREATEST DAILY PCPN FOR ANY DAY IN AUGUST FOR THE PERIOD OF RECORD.
MONTH...1.69 IN. OF PCPN IS THE 8TH GREATEST TOTAL MONTHLY PCPN FOR ALL AUGUSTS
 OF RECORD.  RFL.

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

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