Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bethel, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
613 AM AKDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE BETHEL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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              80   05/31/1993
 LOW               -5   05/02/1949
HIGHEST            70                MM      MM       78
LOWEST             22                MM      MM       29
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.3              50.5     4.8     58.7
AVG. MINIMUM     34.3              33.3     1.0     40.0
MEAN             44.8              41.9     2.9     49.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              12.5    -2.5        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.31              1.14    1.17     1.45
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.04    0.03     0.05
DAYS >= .01        15              11.5     3.5       18
DAYS >= .10         9               4.0     5.0        5
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.43   05/24 TO 05/24           05/20 TO 05/20
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    05/20(00) TO 05/20(00)
                                                 05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)1
                                                 05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS              T               2.1    -2.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1        31.2              61.8   -30.6      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               2.7    -0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   05/25 TO 05/25           05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     619               716     -97      446
 SINCE 7/1      11570             12141    -571     9655
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/246
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/320    DATE  05/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/320    DATE  05/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      1

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

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