Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
552 AM AKDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 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              54   10/01/2003
 LOW              -19   10/31/1975
                        10/31/2011
                        10/28/2011
HIGHEST            45   10/05        MM      MM       53  10/15
                        10/01
LOWEST              4   10/22        MM      MM       19  10/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.3              28.5     4.8     39.6
AVG. MINIMUM     26.5              20.1     6.4     31.0
MEAN             29.9              24.3     5.6     35.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              18.8    -4.8        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              27.4   -11.4       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.8    -0.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.20   1993
 MINIMUM            T   1999
                        1933
                        1929
TOTALS           1.85              1.01    0.84     0.30
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.03    0.03     0.01
DAYS >= .01        17              10.9     6.1       10
DAYS >= .10         7               3.5     3.5        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.47   10/12 TO 10/12           10/28 TO 10/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.5   2011
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        13   10/29/1934
TOTALS            6.9               6.1     0.8      2.6
SINCE 7/1         6.9               6.9     0.0      2.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 1       1        0
DAYS >= TRACE      14               7.5     6.5        9
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.8     1.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   10/31                          2  10/28
                        10/30
                        10/29
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   10/26 TO 10/26           10/29 TO 10/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1080              1262    -182      911
 SINCE 7/1       2413              2681    -268     2022
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          1                 5      -4        5
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/110    DATE  10/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/110    DATE  10/12

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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