Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS St. Paul, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST PAUL, AK
702 AM AKDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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...THE ST PAUL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              53   10/01/1978
 LOW               12   10/30/1983
HIGHEST            52   10/01 10/02  45       7      49  10/06
LOWEST             27   10/14 10/19  21       6      28  10/17
AVG. MAXIMUM       43.4              42.8     0.6    44.4
AVG. MINIMUM       34.3              34.4    -0.1    37.0
MEAN               38.8              38.6     0.2    40.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.4    -0.4     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12                 9.8     2.2     4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.21   1987
 MINIMUM            0.96   1977
TOTALS              1.58              3.11   -1.53    3.55
DAILY AVG.          0.05              0.10   -0.05    0.11
DAYS >= .01        19                20.6    -1.6    28
DAYS >= .10         4                 8.8    -4.8    15
DAYS >= .50         0                 1.0    -1.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.2    -0.2     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.47   10/30                      0.34  10/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             12.5   1978
 24 HR TOTAL        9.3   10-14-1978
 SNOW DEPTH        11     10-14-1978
TOTALS              0.0               1.9    -1.9     0.0
SINCE 7/1           0.0               1.8    -1.8     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE      15                10.5     4.5     5
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.3    -0.3     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   10/31                         0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/31                         T  10/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     802               817     -15     744
 SINCE 7/1       2078              2460    -382    2379
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               18.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     49/090    DATE   10/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     61/090    DATE   10/30

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                 2
RAIN                     28     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   4     HAIL                        5
SNOW                     14     HAZE                        3
FOG                      18     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.

&&
...A MORE NORMAL BUT DRIER OCTOBER 2014 FOR ST PAUL ALASKA...

OCTOBER 2014 FOR ST PAUL BEGAN AS THE LAST TWO MONTHS HAD...WITH WARMER
TEMPERATURES CONTRIBUTING TO MORE TEMPERATURE RECORDS. THE MONTH BEGAN WITH A HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE BERING SEA CONTRIBUTING TO SUNNY SKIES LEADS TO THOSE WARMER
TEMPERATURES. IT WAS SHORT LIVED...AS A SERIES OF FRONTS...TROUGHS...AND LOW
PRESSURES BEGAN THE TRANSITION INTO AUTUMN CONDITIONS...PUTTING TEMPERATURES BACK
NEAR NORMAL FOR THE REST OF THE MONTH.

MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AVERAGES WERE MORE TOWARDS NORMAL AS THE OVERALL AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE APPEARED AT 24TH IN THE TOP 25 FOR THE MONTH ALL TIME. AVERAGE MAXIMUM
AND AVERAGE MINIMUM DID NOT APPEAR IN THE TOP 25.

PRECIPITATION FOR OCTOBER 2014 WAS WELL BELOW NORMAL WITH ONLY 1.58 INCHES OF
MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION...RANKING SEVENTH DRIEST OF ALL TIME. MANY DAYS OF THE
MONTH HAD 0.01 OR LESS...WITH ONLY FOUR DAYS RECEIVING GREATER THAN ONE TENTH OF AN
INCH OF RAIN. THE GREATEST TOTAL FOR ONE DAY WAS ONLY 0.47 INCHES ON THE
30TH...ALMOST ONE THIRD OF THE ENTIRE MONTHS TOTAL.

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WIW NOV 14



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