Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BARROW, AK
108 AM AKST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE BARROW WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1915 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              36   1/04/1974
 LOW              -53   1/03/1975
HIGHEST            28   1/06         17      11      18  1/30
LOWEST            -24               -39      15     -30  1/28
AVG. MAXIMUM        5.3              -7.3    12.6    -3.8
AVG. MINIMUM       -5.8             -19.5    13.7   -16.7
MEAN               -0.3             -13.4    13.1   -10.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31                31.0     0.0    31
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     31                31.0     0.0    31
DAYS MIN <= 0      22                29.8    -7.8    31

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            1.04   1962
 MINIMUM            0.00   1927
TOTALS              0.30              0.13    0.17    0.26
DAILY AVG.          0.01              0.00    0.01    0.01
DAYS >= .01        10                 4.6     5.4     4
DAYS >= .10         0                 0.2    -0.2     1
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.08   1/24                       0.13  1/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             11.9   1962
 24 HR TOTAL        7.3   1-08-2001
 SNOW DEPTH        28     1-31-1929
TOTALS              4.5               2.6     1.9     4.6
SINCE 7/1          21.0              26.3    -5.3    38.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                 9      -3       6
DAYS >= TRACE      24                18.3     5.7    12
DAYS >= 1.0         1                 0.7     0.3     2
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0    -0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   1/31                          7  1/31
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   1/24                        2.0  1/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2015              2429    -415    2325
 SINCE 7/1      10165             10636    -474   10145
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               14.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     31/090    DATE   01/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     38/090    DATE   01/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           MM
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     ICE PELLETS                 0
RAIN                      0     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                     23     HAZE                        8
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       5
BLOWING SNOW             16


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

&&
[REMARKS]
JANUARY 2016 WAS THE 2ND WARMEST OF RECORD AFTER THE YEAR OF 1930.
-------------WAS THE 16TH WETTEST OF RECORD.
-------------WAS THE 21ST SNOWIEST OF RECORD.
NO DAILY RECORDS WERE SET DURING JANUARY 2016.


$$
RFL FEB 16




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