Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
159 PM AKST TUE JAN 3 2017

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 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              37   12/31/2016
                        12/30/2015
                        12/06/2013
 LOW              -49   12/13/1935
HIGHEST            37R  12/31        MM      MM       37  12/30
LOWEST            -17   12/01        MM      MM      -25  12/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     11.6               8.7     2.9      8.4
AVG. MINIMUM      1.5              -4.1     5.6     -3.9
MEAN              6.6               2.3     4.3      2.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     29              29.8    -0.8       29
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      14              19.5    -5.5       21

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.34   2004
 MINIMUM            T   1934
                        1933
TOTALS           0.74              0.76   -0.02     0.46
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01        11              11.0     0.0        8
DAYS >= .10         2               2.6    -0.6        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.39   12/29 TO 12/29           12/30 TO 12/30


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.8   2011
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        50   12/31/2011


TOTALS           14.1              11.5     2.6      1.2
SINCE 7/1        19.7              28.9    -9.2     14.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                12      -7       14
DAYS >= TRACE      16              11.7     4.3        7
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        17   12/31                         23  12/29
                        12/30
 24 HR TOTAL      7.5   12/29 TO 12/29           12/30 TO 12/30


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1802              1944    -142     1939
 SINCE 7/1       5415              6302    -887     5658
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          5                 5       0       16
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    58/110    DATE  12/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/110    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      8

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

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