Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bethel, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
1228 PM AKDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE BETHEL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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              63   04/30/2004
 LOW              -31   04/05/1956
HIGHEST            55                MM      MM       63
LOWEST             19                MM      MM       24
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.1              34.5     9.6     52.0
AVG. MINIMUM     27.5              19.3     8.2     30.9
MEAN             35.8              26.9     8.9     41.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4              10.4    -6.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              26.6    -0.6       21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.9    -2.9        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.47              0.74   -0.27     0.67
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01        10               9.1     0.9        7
DAYS >= .10         1               2.5    -1.5        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   03/31 TO 04/01           04/07 TO 04/07
                                                          04/28 TO 04/28
                                                          04/28 TO 04/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/07(00) TO 04/07(00)
                                                 04/28(00) TO 04/28(00)8
                                                 04/28(00) TO 04/28(00)8

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.9               5.7    -4.8      0.4
SINCE 7/1        31.2              59.7   -28.5      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 4      -2        0
DAYS >= TRACE       6               7.2    -1.2        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.7    -1.7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   04/05                          0  MM
                        04/04
                        04/03
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   04/01 TO 04/01           04/28 TO 04/28
                                                          04/28 TO 04/28
                                                          04/28 TO 04/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     866              1143    -277      698
 SINCE 7/1      10951             11425    -474     9209
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              7.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/050
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/060    DATE  04/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/050    DATE  04/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      1

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

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