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

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...THE COLD BAY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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              60   04/26/1948
 LOW                4   04/06/1976
                        04/04/1943
HIGHEST            49                MM      MM       53
LOWEST             21                MM      MM       28
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.5              39.0     1.5     45.1
AVG. MINIMUM     31.8              29.0     2.8     34.8
MEAN             36.1              34.0     2.1     39.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               3.7     1.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              19.5    -5.5        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.01              2.42   -1.41     3.05
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.08   -0.05     0.10
DAYS >= .01        19              19.0     0.0       21
DAYS >= .10         4               6.3    -2.3       11
DAYS >= .50         0               1.0    -1.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   04/16 TO 04/17           04/13 TO 04/13
                                                          04/13 TO 04/13
                                                          04/13 TO 04/13
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/13(00) TO 04/13(00)
                                                 04/13(00) TO 04/13(00)3
                                                 04/13(00) TO 04/13(00)3

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            2.6               6.6    -4.0       MM
SINCE 7/1        39.5              71.8   -32.3      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      15              11.0     4.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.9    -0.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   04/08                          0  MM
                        04/07
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   04/07 TO 04/07                MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     859               930     -71      696
 SINCE 7/1       7615              8230    -615     6701
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              16.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/162
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/130    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/140    DATE  04/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.90
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     86

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6

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

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