Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
418 AM AKDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE BARROW AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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              76   08/08/1968
 LOW               20   08/16/1925
                        08/31/1922
HIGHEST            63   08/04        MM      MM       64  08/27
LOWEST             31   08/28        MM      MM       30  08/19
                        08/16                             08/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.3              43.9     0.4     44.2
AVG. MINIMUM     36.1              34.1     2.0     35.3
MEAN             40.2              39.0     1.2     39.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4              12.0    -8.0        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.81   1963
 MINIMUM            T   1934
TOTALS           1.70              1.05    0.65     0.82
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01        14              11.5     2.5        7
DAYS >= .10         5               3.9     1.1        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   08/17 TO 08/17           08/18 TO 08/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            4.0   1969
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH         3   08/21/2003
                        08/31/1936
TOTALS            0.8               0.9    -0.1      1.8
SINCE 7/1         0.8               1.1    -0.3      1.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       9               2.3     6.7        7
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   08/29 TO 08/29           08/18 TO 08/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     761               806     -45      776
 SINCE 7/1       1343              1555    -212     1429
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    36/250    DATE  08/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/250    DATE  08/01

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           1.00


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               24     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      30     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                      2

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

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