Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KOTZEBUE, AK
200 PM AKDT THU JUL 2 2015

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...THE KOTZEBUE WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 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              85   6/19/2013
 LOW               20   6/06/1903
HIGHEST            79   6/18         63      16      64  6/30
LOWEST             33                26       7      32  6/12
AVG. MAXIMUM       56.6              51.5     5.1    49.0
AVG. MINIMUM       46.0              39.9     6.1    39.4
MEAN               51.3              45.7     5.6    44.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.2    -0.2     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      5                 0.8     4.2     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                 4.4    -4.4     2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            1.43   1979
 MINIMUM            0.00   1995
TOTALS              0.21              0.58   -0.37    0.38
DAILY AVG.          0.01              0.02   -0.01    0.01
DAYS >= .01         5                 4.9     0.1     6
DAYS >= .10         0                 1.4    -1.4     0
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.2    -0.2     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.08   6/08                       0.08  6/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              2.4   1963
 24 HR TOTAL       20.5   6-11-1931
 SNOW DEPTH       205     6-11-1931
TOTALS              0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1          24.7              53.0   -28.3    32.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 1.0    -1.0     1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                            T  6/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     409               581    -172     617
 SINCE 7/1      13545             15387   -1842   13482
COOLING TOTAL       4                 0       4       0
 SINCE 1/1          4                 0       4       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     30/280    DATE   06/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     35/290    DATE   06/10

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                 0
RAIN                     12     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        5
FOG                       4     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.

&&

...HOT WITH BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION IN KOTZEBUE...

TEMPERATURES...THE STREAK OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES CONTINUE DURING THE MONTH IN
KOTZEBUE. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RANKED 7TH IN STATION HISTORY...WHILE
THE DAILY MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH RANKED 3RD WITH THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE RANKING 4TH IN STATION HISTORY. A NUMBER OF RECORDS WERE EITHER TIED OR
BROKEN DURING THE MONTH.

  RECORDS TIED
  DATE     RECORD          YEAR
  6/2        44*           1979
  6/21       62*           1991

  NEW RECORDS

  DATE     NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD   YEAR
  6/19        62*           61         2013
  6/20        62*           58         2011
  6/22        58*           56         1987
  6/23        70            69         2009
  6/23        58*           56         2013

*-HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE

PRECIPITATION...THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS WELL BELOW NORMAL DURING
JUNE. THE VILLAGE ONLY RECEIVED THIRTY SIX PERCENT OF THE NORMAL CLIMATOLOGY NORMAL
PRECIPITATION. THERE WERE FIVE DAYS DURING THE MONTH IN WHICH THE VILLAGE RECEIVED
MORE THAN A TRACE OF RAINFALL...WITH SEVEN DAYS OF ONLY A TRACE NOTED. THE VILLAGE
DID NOT SET ANY NEW PRECIPITATION RECORDS DURING THE MONTH.

CLIMATE OUTLOOK...THE FORECAST FOR THE MONTH OF JULY FROM THE CLIMATE PREDICTION
CENTER CALLS FOR INCREASED CHANCES FOR ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES
AND EQUAL CHANCES FOR BELOW NORMAL...NEAR NORMAL... OR ABOVE
NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


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JUL 15




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