Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BARROW, AK
856 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE BARROW WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1915 TO 2015

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   2/04/1982
 LOW              -56   2/03/1924
HIGHEST            30   2/27         16      14      26  2/01
LOWEST            -36               -41       5     -36  2/20
AVG. MAXIMUM        0.4              -7.9     8.3     0.1
AVG. MINIMUM      -13.5             -20.4     6.9   -14.0
MEAN               -6.6             -14.2     7.6    -7.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32     28                28.0    -0.0    28
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     28                28.2    -0.2    28
DAYS MIN <= 0      25                26.2    -1.2    24

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            1.00   1917
 MINIMUM            0.00   1936
TOTALS              0.31              0.14    0.17    0.19
DAILY AVG.          0.01              0.01    0.00    0.01
DAYS >= .01         9                 4.6     4.4     6
DAYS >= .10         0                 0.2    -0.2     0
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.09   2/26-27                    0.08  2/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             11.4   2009
 24 HR TOTAL        3.4   2-06-2003
 SNOW DEPTH        33     2-28-1929
TOTALS              4.4               2.6     1.5     2.2
SINCE 7/1          43.1              29.0    14.1    42.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                10      -3       8
DAYS >= TRACE      16                17.0    -1.0    19
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.8    -0.8     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   2/23                          8  2/28
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   2/27-28                     0.9  2/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1998              2218    -220    2074
 SINCE 7/1      12143             12848    -712   11736
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               13.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     37/210    DATE   02/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     43/200    DATE   02/25

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                     16     HAZE                        4
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       2
BLOWING SNOW             12


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

&&
REMARKS
   FEB 2015 WAS THE 6TH WARMEST 14TH WETTEST AND 15TH SNOWIEST OF RECORD.
   DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPEATURES WERE TIED ON THE 26TH AND 27TH.

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RFL MAR 15




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