Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
948 AM AKDT SAT JUN 3 2017

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...THE BARROW AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 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              47   05/21/2015
                        05/23/1996
 LOW              -19   05/06/1984
HIGHEST            36   05/27        MM      MM       44  05/30
LOWEST              5   05/01        MM      MM       14  05/08
                                                          05/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.6              25.8     1.8     32.3
AVG. MINIMUM     21.5              16.5     5.0     25.1
MEAN             24.6              21.1     3.5     28.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     25              23.3     1.7       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.8     0.2       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.4    -1.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         0.91   2014
 MINIMUM            T   1995
                        1939
                        1936
TOTALS           0.94R             0.18    0.76     0.06
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.01    0.02     0.00
DAYS >= .01        11               5.1     5.9        4
DAYS >= .10         3               0.5     2.5        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   05/25 TO 05/25           05/24 TO 05/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           12.9   1933
 24 HR TOTAL      3.6   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        45   05/05/1923
                        05/04/1923
                        05/10/2008
TOTALS           10.3               2.7     7.6      0.7
SINCE 7/1        40.2              37.0     3.2     10.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                 7      -3        2
DAYS >= TRACE      27               6.4    20.6       11
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.6     1.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   05/26                          4  05/10
 24 HR TOTAL      4.2R  05/25 TO 05/25           05/24 TO 05/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1245              1359    -114     1115
 SINCE 7/1      16186             18519   -2333    16102
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/060    DATE  05/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/220    DATE  05/26

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.90


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               27     SLEET                      0
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                     17

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

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