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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLD BAY, AK
1049 AM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE COLD BAY AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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              75   8/01/1961
 LOW               32   8/28/1999
HIGHEST            70   8/26         65       5      66  8/19
LOWEST             38                40      -2      42  8/29
AVG. MAXIMUM       57.4              56.5     0.9    62.0
AVG. MINIMUM       47.6              47.7    -0.1    50.7
MEAN               52.5              52.1     0.4    56.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      1                 0.2     0.8     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.49   2013
 MINIMUM            1.10   1975
TOTALS              1.63              3.68   -2.05    3.25
DAILY AVG.          0.05              0.12   -0.07    0.10
DAYS >= .01        17                21.3    -4.3    19
DAYS >= .10         3                 9.7    -6.7     9
DAYS >= .50         0                 1.5    -1.5     2
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.6    -0.6     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.41   8/29                       0.70  8/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.0   1998
 24 HR TOTAL        0.0   8-25-1998
 SNOW DEPTH         0     8-31-2015
TOTALS              0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                          0.0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     381               406     -25     263
 SINCE 7/1        781               844     -63     542
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               13.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     44/250    DATE   08/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     52/260    DATE   08/29

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                     19     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   1     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&

...AUGUST WARMER WITH LESS THAN NORMAL PRECIPITATION...

TEMPERATURES...THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST WAS FOUR DEGREES WARMER THAN
AVERAGE. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS TWO DEGREES COOLER THAN AVERAGE. THE MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS FOUR DEGREES WARMER THAN LAST YEAR. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS
FOUR DEGREES COOLER THAN LAST YEAR.

PRECIPITATION...AUGUST PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 1.63 INCHES WAS 2.04 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL...AND 1.62 INCHES LOWER THAN LAST YEARS TOTAL OF 3.25 INCHES.

RECORDS...A RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS SET ON 8 AUGUST OF 64 DEGREES. THIS
BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 2010 OF 63 DEGREES. ON 20 AUGUST A RECORD MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS SET OF 38 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 1988 OF 39
DEGREES. ON 26 AUGUST A RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS SET OF 70 DEGREES. THIS
BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 1962 OF 69 DEGREES. ON 31 AUGUST A RECORD LOW WAS
TIED OF 39 DEGREES. THIS TIED A RECORD SET IN 1970.

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DAB SEP 15



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