Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
119 PM AKST THU MAR 2 2017

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 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              40   02/07/1989
                        02/11/1980
 LOW              -52   02/24/1968
                        02/22/1968
                        02/19/1964
HIGHEST            24   02/01        MM      MM       66  02/11
LOWEST            -33   02/21        MM      MM       -8  02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM      5.1               6.3    -1.2     19.1
AVG. MINIMUM    -11.0              -7.8    -3.2      4.4
MEAN             -2.9              -0.8    -2.1     11.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     22              26.8    -4.8       28
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              27.9    -5.9       29
DAYS MIN <= 0      19              18.5     0.5       12

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.04   2009
 MINIMUM         0.01   1984
                        1946
                        1934
TOTALS           1.04              0.66    0.38     0.33
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.02    0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6               8.6    -2.6        8
DAYS >= .10         3               2.1     0.9        1
DAYS >= .50         1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.68   02/23 TO 02/24           02/22 TO 02/22
                                                          02/22 TO 02/22
                                                          02/22 TO 02/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           47.4   2009
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        88   02/21/1937
TOTALS           19.2               9.6     9.6      3.4
SINCE 7/1        50.2              47.6     2.6     20.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     30                20      10       15
DAYS >= TRACE      14               8.9     5.1        5
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.0     0.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        45   02/28                         32  02/29
                        02/27                             02/27
                        02/26
 24 HR TOTAL     10.9   MM                       02/22 TO 02/22
                                                          02/22 TO 02/22
                                                          02/22 TO 02/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1490              1841    -351     1535
 SINCE 7/1       8859             10245   -1386     8778
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/100    DATE  02/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/100    DATE  02/23

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     20

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

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