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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLD BAY, AK
122 AM AKDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE COLD BAY AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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              75   8/01/1961
 LOW               32   8/28/1999
HIGHEST            71   8/27         65       6      70  8/26
LOWEST             47                40       7      38  8/20
AVG. MAXIMUM       61.5              56.5     5.0    57.4
AVG. MINIMUM       51.4              47.7     3.7    47.6
MEAN               56.5              52.1     4.4    52.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      1                 0.2     0.8     1
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.49   2013
 MINIMUM            1.10   1975
TOTALS              3.15              3.68   -0.53    1.63
DAILY AVG.          0.10              0.12   -0.02    0.05
DAYS >= .01        20                21.3    -1.3    17
DAYS >= .10        12                 9.7     2.3     3
DAYS >= .50         0                 1.5    -1.5     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.6    -0.6     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.41   8/13                       0.41  8/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.0   1998
 24 HR TOTAL        0.0   8-25-1998
 SNOW DEPTH         0     8-31-2016
TOTALS              0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                          0.0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     257               406    -149     381
 SINCE 7/1        568               844    -276     781
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     37/290    DATE   08/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     44/290    DATE   08/13

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                     25     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       5
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&
...AUGUST HAD ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WITH BELOW AVERAGE PRECIPITATION...

TEMPERATURES...THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST WAS 71 DEGREES WHICH WAS FIVE
DEGREES ABOVE THE AVERAGE OF 66 DEGREES FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST. THE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS 47 DEGREES WHICH IS SEVEN DEGREES WARMER THAN THE AVERAGE WHICH IS
40 DEGREES FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST. THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS ONE DEGREE WARMER
THAN LAST YEAR. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS NINE DEGREES WARMER THAN LAST YEAR.

PRECIPITATION...AUGUST PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 3.15 INCHES WAS 0.51 INCHES BELOW
AVERAGE...AND 1.52 INCHES MORE THAN LAST YEARS TOTAL OF 1.63 INCHES.

RECORDS:

AUGUST 3RD...RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 55 DEGREES WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 54 DEGREES SET IN 2014.

AUGUST 17TH...RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 66 DEGREES WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 65 DEGREES SET IN 2004

AUGUST 18TH...TIED HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 54 DEGREES THIS TIED THE PREVIOUS
RECORD SET IN 2004.

AUGUST 26TH...TIED HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 53 DEGREES THIS TIED THE PREVIOUS
RECORD SET IN 1979.

AUGUST 28TH...RECORD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 64 DEGREES WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 63 DEGREES SET IN 1962.

AUGUST 29TH...TIED HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 54 DEGREES THIS TIED THE PREVIOUS
RECORD SET IN 1997.

AUGUST 31ST...NEW HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 55 DEGREES THIS BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 53 DEGREES SET IN 2013.


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DAB SEP 16



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