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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
851 AM AKDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE COLD BAY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              56   03/02/1974
 LOW              -13   03/12/1971
HIGHEST            43                MM      MM       49
LOWEST              9                MM      MM       12
AVG. MAXIMUM     34.5              35.1    -0.6     39.4
AVG. MINIMUM     17.9              25.1    -7.2     26.7
MEAN             26.2              30.1    -3.9     33.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               8.6    -0.6        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              23.7     7.3       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.04              2.70   -2.66     1.19
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.09   -0.09     0.04
DAYS >= .01         2              19.5   -17.5       23
DAYS >= .10         0               8.0    -8.0        5
DAYS >= .50         0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.03   03/31 TO 03/31           03/10 TO 03/10
                                                          03/28 TO 03/28
                                                          03/28 TO 03/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/10(00) TO 03/10(00)
                                                 03/28(00) TO 03/28(00)8
                                                 03/28(00) TO 03/28(00)8

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.3              13.0   -12.7      0.0
SINCE 7/1        36.9              65.2   -28.3      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= TRACE       4              14.2   -10.2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               4.2    -4.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             1  03/21
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   MM                       03/28 TO 03/28
                                                          03/28 TO 03/28
                                                          03/28 TO 03/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1196              1082     114      917
 SINCE 7/1       6756              7300    -544     6005
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              13.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   9/357
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/360    DATE  03/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/360    DATE  03/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

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

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

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