Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS King Salmon, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
336 PM AKST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE KING SALMON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1917 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              54   12/06/2013
 LOW              -38   12/19/2001
                        12/17/1942
HIGHEST            44                MM      MM       46
LOWEST              5                MM      MM      -23
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.0              26.4    10.6     26.3
AVG. MINIMUM     24.5              10.8    13.7     11.4
MEAN             30.7              18.6    12.1     18.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6              16.2   -10.2       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              27.2    -0.2       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               9.0    -9.0       10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.81              1.23    0.58     1.09
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.04    0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01        13              12.3     0.7       14
DAYS >= .10         7               4.1     2.9        6
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.37   12/15 TO 12/15           12/29 TO 12/29
                                                          12/05 TO 12/05
                                                          12/05 TO 12/05
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/29(00) TO 12/29(00)
                                                 12/05(00) TO 12/05(00)5
                                                 12/05(00) TO 12/05(00)5

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            2.9               9.5    -6.6      5.5
SINCE 7/1         8.1              19.3   -11.2     10.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        2
DAYS >= TRACE       9               8.8     0.2       18
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.0    -2.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/20                          5  12/10
                        12/19                             12/09
                        12/18                             12/08
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   12/04 TO 12/04           12/05 TO 12/05
                                                          12/05 TO 12/05
                                                          12/05 TO 12/05
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1055              1438    -383     1422
 SINCE 7/1       3991              4815    -824     4148
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          1                 1       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   7/094
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/100    DATE  12/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/100    DATE  12/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     89

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      0

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

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