Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
524 PM AKDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2016

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   08/06/1968
 LOW               28   08/30/1929
HIGHEST            71   08/12        MM      MM       65  08/05
LOWEST             44   08/02        MM      MM       36  08/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.0              56.1     5.9     54.9
AVG. MINIMUM     51.9              47.3     4.6     47.3
MEAN             57.0              51.7     5.3     51.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.26   1998
 MINIMUM         0.02   1935
TOTALS           1.92              2.18   -0.26     4.01
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.07   -0.01     0.13
DAYS >= .01        14              14.1    -0.1       17
DAYS >= .10         6               6.3    -0.3       10
DAYS >= .50         1               0.9     0.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.81   08/19 TO 08/20           08/24 TO 08/25
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.3   1962
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31           08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     239               413    -174      424
 SINCE 7/1        492               738    -246      620
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          5                 5       0       16
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/210    DATE  08/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/210    DATE  08/19

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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