Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BARROW, AK
1052 AM AKDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE BARROW WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              47   5/21/2015
 LOW              -19   5/06/1984
HIGHEST            47   5/21         38       9      37  5/12
LOWEST              4                -1       5      12  5/08
AVG. MAXIMUM       32.1              25.8     6.3    29.8
AVG. MINIMUM       23.9              16.5     7.4    22.8
MEAN               28.0              21.2     6.8    26.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14                23.5    -9.5    20
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     29                30.6    -1.6    30
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 2.0    -2.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            0.90   2014
 MINIMUM            0.00   1926
TOTALS              0.65              0.18    0.47    0.90
DAILY AVG.          0.02              0.01    0.01    0.03
DAYS >= .01        10                 5.1     4.9    13
DAYS >= .10         2                 0.5     1.5     2
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.34   5/25                       0.30  5/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             12.9   1933
 24 HR TOTAL        4.5   5-03-1923
 SNOW DEPTH        45     5-05-1923
TOTALS              1.2               2.7    -1.5     5.1
SINCE 7/1          54.9              36.9    18.0    53.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 5      -1       1
DAYS >= TRACE      16                21.1    -5.1    25
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.6    -0.6     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   5/09                          6  5/01
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5   5/06-07                     0.9  5/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1141              1360    -218    1193
 SINCE 7/1      17373             18507   -1134   16848
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     32/100    DATE   05/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     38/100    DATE   05/15

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                     11     GLAZE                      11
DRIZZLE                   1     HAIL                        0
SNOW                     16     HAZE                        1
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      13
BLOWING SNOW              5

REMARKS
-MAY 2015 TIED 1991 FOR WARMEST AVERAGE TEMP WITH 28.0 DEGREES F.
-MAY 2015 WAS 4TH WETTEST MAY OF RECORD WITH 0.65 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION.
-FOUR DATES...17TH-19TH AND THE 21ST TIED OR SET NEW DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPS
  FOR THOSE DATES.
-DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 0.34 INCHES ON THE 25TH WAS THE WETTEST DAY EVER FOR
  ALL MAY DATES OF RECORD.

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

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RFL JUN 15



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