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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
654 AM AKST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE COLD BAY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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              59   01/12/1947
 LOW              -13   01/30/2000
HIGHEST            42                MM      MM       40
LOWEST              2                MM      MM       17
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.9              32.9     0.0     36.3
AVG. MINIMUM     20.0              23.6    -3.6     29.0
MEAN             26.5              28.2    -1.7     32.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     13              10.8     2.2        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              24.2     3.8       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           5.13              3.16    1.97     4.48
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.10    0.07     0.14
DAYS >= .01        19              21.2    -2.2       23
DAYS >= .10        11               8.5     2.5       13
DAYS >= .50         5               1.2     3.8        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.25   01/29 TO 01/30           01/09 TO 01/09
                                                          01/22 TO 01/22
                                                          01/22 TO 01/22
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/09(00) TO 01/09(00)
                                                 01/22(00) TO 01/22(00)2
                                                 01/22(00) TO 01/22(00)2

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           12.5              14.1    -1.6      8.3
SINCE 7/1        29.3              39.3   -10.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2        0
DAYS >= TRACE      20              14.6     5.4       19
DAYS >= 1.0         4               4.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/28                          0  MM
                        01/27
                        01/17
 24 HR TOTAL      2.9   MM                       01/22 TO 01/22
                                                          01/22 TO 01/22
                                                          01/22 TO 01/22
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1188              1139      49      963
 SINCE 7/1       4518              5210    -692     4234
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/146
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    56/130    DATE  01/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/130    DATE  01/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     85

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               21     SLEET                      0
FOG                      28     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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