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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE YAKUTAT, AK
1257 AM AKST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE YAKUTAT AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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              52   12/08/1960
 LOW              -24   12/30/1964
HIGHEST            45   12/31        45       0      46  12/14
LOWEST             10                 4       6      10  12/01
AVG. MAXIMUM       36.6              34.9     1.7    38.7
AVG. MINIMUM       27.0              24.3     2.7    28.8
MEAN               31.8              29.6     2.2    33.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8                 9.7    -1.7     6
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     22                23.4    -1.4    22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.5    -0.5     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           35.21   1989
 MINIMUM            3.79   1983
TOTALS              9.95             16.28   -6.33   12.05
DAILY AVG.          0.32              0.50   -0.18    0.39
DAYS >= .01        27                22.4     4.6    22
DAYS >= .10        19                18.1     0.9    18
DAYS >= .50         6                 9.4    -3.4     9
DAYS >= 1.0         3                 5.4    -2.4     3
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        2.10   12/30                      2.16  12/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             91.6   1957
 24 HR TOTAL       18.2   12-31-1965
 SNOW DEPTH        70     12-30-1957
TOTALS             24.2              23.2     1.0     1.8
SINCE 7/1          47.0              52.5    -5.5     7.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      7                 7       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE      17                17.3    -0.3     8
DAYS >= 1.0         7                 7.9    -0.9     1
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 1.0    -1.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        19   12/28                         5  12/01
 24 HR TOTAL      5.8   12/14                       1.0  12/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1018              1096     -78     965
 SINCE 7/1       3639              3994    -355    3645
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     36/130    DATE   12/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     55/130    DATE   12/31

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                 1
RAIN                     22     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                     16     HAZE                        1
FOG                      27     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       2
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&
ANOTHER VERY WARM MONTH WITH TEMPERATURES REACHING INTO THE 40`S. THIS HAS KEPT THE
SNOW DEPTH DOWN TO A VERY REASONABLE LEVEL. ALLOWING US TO BEGIN THE NEW YEAR WITH
3 INCHES. WE ENDED THE MONTH LIKE WE BEGAN IT WITH A STORM. THE WINDS PEAKED AT 43
MPH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE MONTH AND THEY PEAKED AT 55 MPH AT THE END OF THE
MONTH.

$$
DC JAN 16




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