Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Annette, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANNETTE, AK
1129 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE ANNETTE WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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              82   4/29/1976
 LOW               21   4/03/1954
HIGHEST            66   4/20         64       2      63  4/24
LOWEST             32                30       2      32  4/12
AVG. MAXIMUM       50.8              50.2     0.6    50.7
AVG. MINIMUM       40.3              38.3     2.0    39.7
MEAN               45.6              44.2     1.4    45.2
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      0                 0.4    -0.4     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2                 3.1    -1.1     2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           21.35   1949
 MINIMUM            1.23   1948
TOTALS             12.04              6.77    5.27   11.84
DAILY AVG.          0.40              0.24    0.16    0.39
DAYS >= .01        20                18.8     1.2    20
DAYS >= .10        19                12.7     6.3    15
DAYS >= .50         8                 4.8     3.2     9
DAYS >= 1.0         3                 1.6     1.4     4
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        2.15   4/17                       2.12  4/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             22.2   1971
 24 HR TOTAL       14.0   4-01-1971
 SNOW DEPTH         4     4-02-1996
TOTALS              0.0               1.4    -1.4     0.0
SINCE 7/1           5.0              33.2   -28.2    10.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 3.4    -3.4     3
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.5    -0.5     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                            T  4/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     574               623     -49     587
 SINCE 7/1       5340              5945    -605    5320
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     33/140    DATE    04/5
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     47/130    DATE    04/5

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                     22     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        4
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&

THE MONTH OF APRIL FOR ANNETTE ISLAND, AK WAS A SLIGHTLY WARMER AND SIGNIFICANTLY
WETTER MONTH THAN AVERAGE.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS ALMOST A DEGREE AND A HALF
HIGHER THAN USUAL, HOWEVER THE AREA DID DROP TO FREEZING TWICE.  RAINFALL WAS A
LITTLE OVER 5 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL LANDING THE AREA ON THE TOP 10 ALL TIME LIST FOR
MONTHLY TOTAL MEASURING IN AT 12.04 INCHES.  THERE WAS NO SNOWFALL WHATSOEVER.
LASTLY, THE AREA WAS A LITTLE BREEZY COMING IN VERY CLOSE TO HIGHEST AVERAGE WIND
SPEED FOR THE MONTH ON RECORD. OVERALL, THE WARMING TREND IS STILL IN PLACE, BUT
STILL SLOWING DOWN AND CONTRAST TO THIS THE WET AND WINDY TREND HAS PICKED BACK UP.

$$
JZ MAY 16



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