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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU, AK
248 AM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE JUNEAU CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1943 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              57   02/27/1992
 LOW              -22   02/02/1968
HIGHEST            47   02/26        45       2       41  02/28
LOWEST              6   02/07         7      -1        0  02/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.3              35.2     2.1     32.1
AVG. MINIMUM     26.5              25.0     1.5     15.7
MEAN             31.9              30.1     1.8     23.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               7.2     0.8       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              19.8    -3.8       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.48   1964
 MINIMUM         0.07   1989
TOTALS           3.62              4.13   -0.51     1.98
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.15   -0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01        14              16.6    -2.6        9
DAYS >= .10         9              10.0    -1.0        4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.4    -0.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.70   02/12 TO 02/13           02/14 TO 02/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           86.3   1965
 24 HR TOTAL     23.5   02/12/1949 TO 02/13/1949
 SNOW DEPTH        35   02/22/1982
TOTALS           10.3              16.8    -6.5     26.8
SINCE 7/1        38.7              74.0   -35.3     90.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 7      -6        3
DAYS >= TRACE       6               7.9    -1.9       10
DAYS >= 1.0         3               4.5    -1.5        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   02/09                          8  02/19
 24 HR TOTAL      4.0   02/07 TO 02/07           02/14 TO 02/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     920               977     -57     1142
 SINCE 7/1       5221              5837    -616     5641
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/24/1969
 LATEST       06/13/1965
EARLIEST                        09/30
LATEST                          05/12
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   6/096
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/120    DATE  02/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/090    DATE  02/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      0

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

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...SLIGHTY WARMER AND SLIGHTLY DRIER FEBRUARY...

THE BIGGEST NEWS FOR FEBRUARY IS THE LOW SNOWFALL AMOUNTS FOR THE MONTH.
THE TOTAL SNOW WAS ONLY 10.3 INCHES WHICH IS 6.5 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.
PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 3.62 INCHES WHICH IS ABOUT ONE HALF AN
INCH BELOW NORMAL.

FEBRUARY WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
31.9 DEGREES WHICH IS 1.8 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 2.1
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AT 37.3 DEGREES. THE WARMEST DAY WAS ON THE 26TH
WITH A HIGH OF 47 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE FOR FEBRUARY WAS
26.5 DEGREES WHICH COMES IN AT 1.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE COLDEST DAY
WAS ON THE 7TH WITH A COOL 6 DEGREES.

THE WINDS IN FEBRUARY WERE PRIMARILY FROM THE SOUTHEAST WITH AN AVERAGE
SPEED OF 7 MPH. THE MAXIMUM WIND SPEED AT THE AIRPORT OCCURRED ON THE
5TH WITH EAST WINDS OF 52 MPH.

GS






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