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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
432 AM AKST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE COLD BAY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              50   02/28/1991
                        02/21/1957
 LOW               -9   02/04/1947
HIGHEST            46                MM      MM       45
LOWEST             -6                MM      MM       15
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.7              33.7    -1.0     39.2
AVG. MINIMUM     22.5              24.3    -1.8     29.4
MEAN             27.6              29.0    -1.4     34.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     13               8.6     4.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              21.9     2.1       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.3     0.7        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.85              2.98   -1.13     1.99
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.11   -0.04     0.07
DAYS >= .01        14              19.2    -5.2       19
DAYS >= .10         4               7.8    -3.8        7
DAYS >= .50         2               1.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.81   02/20 TO 02/21           02/16 TO 02/16
                                                          02/19 TO 02/19
                                                          02/19 TO 02/19
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    02/16(00) TO 02/16(00)
                                                 02/19(00) TO 02/19(00)9
                                                 02/19(00) TO 02/19(00)9

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            7.3              12.9    -5.6      0.0
SINCE 7/1        36.6              52.2   -15.6      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2        0
DAYS >= TRACE      21              13.0     8.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.8    -0.8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   02/20                          0  MM
                        02/19
                        02/18
 24 HR TOTAL      3.6   MM                       02/19 TO 02/19
                                                          02/19 TO 02/19
                                                          02/19 TO 02/19
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1042              1008      34      854
 SINCE 7/1       5560              6218    -658     5088
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              15.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/097
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/150    DATE  02/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/140    DATE  02/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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