Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
556 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016


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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 8 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0300 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         -6   1208 PM  35    1963  10    -16      -11
                                      1934
  MINIMUM        -12   1225 AM -32    1951  -2    -10      -19
  AVERAGE         -9                         4    -13      -15

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.34 2011   0.02  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.20  -0.20     0.05
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.20  -0.20     0.05
  SINCE JAN 1      8.16                     10.44  -2.28    10.18

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.0  2011   0.4   -0.4      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         3.2   -3.2      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         3.2   -3.2      0.1
  SINCE JUL 1      5.6                      20.6  -15.0     13.5
  SNOW DEPTH       4

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           74                        61     13       80
  MONTH TO DATE  578                       484     94      523
  SINCE DEC 1    578                       484     94      523
  SINCE JUL 1   4191                      4842   -651     4242

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      5                         5      0       16
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (90)


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    79
 LOWEST     57
 AVERAGE    68

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THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   10        36      1960
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   -3       -35      1976
                                             1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 08 2016......SUNRISE  1227 PM AKST  SUNSET   259 PM AKST
DECEMBER 09 2016......SUNRISE  1231 PM AKST  SUNSET   256 PM AKST

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

&&

SNOW DEPTH IS MEASURED AT 3AM AKST/4AM AKDT.

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AVAILABLE DAYLIGHT

AMOUNT OF DAYLIGHT TODAY  (HOUR:MIN)........2:31
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....-0:06:37

$$
DEC 16



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