Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bethel, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
555 AM AKDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE BETHEL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              65   10/02/1954
 LOW               -6   10/30/2001
HIGHEST            55                MM      MM       59
LOWEST             15                MM      MM       16
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.0              35.8     6.2     44.5
AVG. MINIMUM     31.4              24.7     6.7     30.8
MEAN             36.7              30.3     6.4     37.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               9.7    -4.7        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              24.1   -10.1       18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           4.09              1.65    2.44     0.74
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.05    0.08     0.02
DAYS >= .01        21              12.8     8.2        8
DAYS >= .10        12               5.0     7.0        4
DAYS >= .50         2               0.6     1.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.63   10/09 TO 10/09           10/28 TO 10/28
                                                          10/01 TO 10/02
                                                          10/09 TO 10/10
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    10/28(00) TO 10/28(00)
                                                 10/02(00) TO 10/02(00)0
                                                 10/10(00) TO 10/10(00)0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            1.2               4.4    -3.2        T
SINCE 7/1         1.2               5.0    -3.8        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               5.8    -1.8        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.5    -1.5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   10/24                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.9   10/24 TO 10/24           10/17 TO 10/17
                                                          10/02 TO 10/02
                                                          10/10 TO 10/10
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     870              1077    -207      839
 SINCE 7/1       1991              2295    -304     1688
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          6                 4       2       13

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/192
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/170    DATE  10/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/190    DATE  10/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     88

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
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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