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CXAK57 PAJK 031558
CLMYAK
Climate Report
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU, AK
642 AM AKST SAT DEC 3 2016

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...The YAKUTAT climate summary for the month of November 2016...

Climate normal period 1981 to 2010
Climate record period 1917 to 2016

Weather         Observed          Normal  Depart  Last Year`s
                 Value   Date(s)  Value   From    Value
                                          Normal
.............................................................
Temperature (F)
Record
 High              59   11/01/1947
 Low              -10   11/27/1948
Highest            54   11/01        48       6
Lowest             14   11/21        10       4
Avg. Maximum     43.0              38.4     4.6
Avg. Minimum     30.8              26.3     4.5
Mean             36.9              32.3     4.6
Days Max >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
Days Max <= 32      1               4.5    -3.5
Days Min <= 32     14              20.9    -6.9
Days Min <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4

Precipitation (inches)
Record
 Maximum        43.88   1956
 Minimum         1.82   2006
Totals          14.34             14.45   -0.11
Daily Avg.       0.48              0.48    0.00
Days >= .01        23              21.6     1.4
Days >= .10        19              17.7     1.3
Days >= .50        14              10.1     3.9
Days >= 1.00        4               4.8    -0.8
Greatest
 24 Hr. Total    1.51   11/07 to 11/08

Snowfall (inches)
Records
 Total           82.5   2011
 24 Hr Total     15.3   1961
 Snow Depth        62   11/27/2011
Totals            4.3              18.2   -13.9
Since 7/1         4.3              20.7   -16.4
Snowdepth Avg.      0                11     -11
Days >= Trace      14               8.6     5.4
Days >= 1.0         3               4.9    -1.9
Greatest
 Snow Depth         2   11/21
 24 Hr Total      1.4   11/30 to 11/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     835               979    -144
 SINCE 7/1       2468              2886    -418
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
EARLIEST                        09/16
LATEST                          05/25
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Wind (mph)
Average Wind Speed              5.8
Highest Wind Speed/Direction    30/230    Date  11/29
Highest Gust Speed/Direction    43/140    Date  11/10


Weather Conditions. Number Of Days With
Thunderstorm              0     Mixed Precip               0
Heavy Rain                7     Rain                      16
Light Rain               22     Freezing Rain              0
Lt Freezing Rain          2     Hail                       4
Heavy Snow                0     Snow                       4
Light Snow                7     Sleet                      9
Fog                      25     Fog w/vis <= 1/4 mile      0
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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...WINDY, WARM AND RAINY START TO NOVEMBER...

Numerous high wind events occurred during the first two weeks of the
month, accompanied by a lot of precipitation in the form of rain
across the panhandle. There was also heavy thunderstorm activity of
near super cell intensity during the third week of November. Hail
was reported at multiple sites on the both the 10th and the 11th of
the month.

Temperatures during the first half of the month trended well above
normal for both daytime highs and overnight lows. Beginning with the
third week of the month, daily average temperatures began falling -
first down to normal, and then below normal by the start of the 4th
week of November. Departures below normal were more notable over
northern locations and near the coast mountains. This occurred
primarily due to a protracted but fairly weak outflow event that
dominated southeast weather for much of the second half of the
month. While no high wind events occurred, there were several
episodes of strong winds with northerly gales over the far northern
inner channels.

The cold surface air was followed by a weak overrunning event which
allowed for the second accumulating snow event for much of the
panhandle between the 21st and the 23th of the month. As is
typically the case with such overrunning events, the cold near-
surface air was slowly scoured out, raising average temperatures up
to near normal values for late November and transitioning snow
showers to rain showers.

The month ended much as it began with a high wind event that
affected the southern panhandle most severely. Additionally,
significant snowfall accumulated along both highways.


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