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CXAK58 PADQ 011431
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
526 AM AKST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE KODIAK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1913 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              62   12/12/1929
 LOW               -9   12/30/1916
HIGHEST            43                MM      MM       45
LOWEST             13                MM      MM       14
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.6              36.1     0.5     39.4
AVG. MINIMUM     26.3              26.3     0.0     29.6
MEAN             31.5              31.2     0.3     34.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               6.9    -4.9        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              21.3     2.7       16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           4.11              8.73   -4.62    12.27
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.28   -0.15     0.40
DAYS >= .01        14              19.6    -5.6       24
DAYS >= .10         8              13.4    -5.4       19
DAYS >= .50         3               6.5    -3.5       10
DAYS >= 1.00        2               2.7    -0.7        5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.25   12/24 TO 12/25           12/01 TO 12/01
                                                          12/23 TO 12/23
                                                          12/23 TO 12/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/01(00) TO 12/01(00)
                                                 12/23(00) TO 12/23(00)3
                                                 12/23(00) TO 12/23(00)3

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            3.6              13.8   -10.2     14.9
SINCE 7/1         5.6              21.3   -15.7      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= TRACE      14               8.4     5.6       15
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.7    -1.7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/08                          0  MM
                        12/07
 24 HR TOTAL      1.4   12/05 TO 12/05           12/23 TO 12/23
                                                          12/23 TO 12/23
                                                          12/23 TO 12/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1033              1048     -15      905
 SINCE 7/1       3235              3843    -608     3123
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1         29                 1      28        1

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   7/285
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    61/280    DATE  12/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    83/280    DATE  12/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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