Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
453 AM AKDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 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              49   04/30/2017
 LOW              -44   04/05/1943
                        04/03/2012
                        04/02/2012
HIGHEST            49R  04/30        MM      MM       42  04/22
                                                          04/21
                                                          04/20
LOWEST            -15   04/02        MM      MM        1  04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.3              21.2    12.1     33.1
AVG. MINIMUM     15.4               5.4    10.0     18.0
MEAN             24.3              13.3    11.0     25.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11              22.9   -11.9       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              28.9    -0.9       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       5              11.7    -6.7        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.84   2002
 MINIMUM            T   1943
                        1939
TOTALS           0.05              0.54   -0.49     0.60
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.02   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01         2               7.0    -5.0        6
DAYS >= .10         0               1.7    -1.7        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.03   04/10 TO 04/10           04/03 TO 04/04
                                                          04/04 TO 04/04
                                                          04/04 TO 04/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.6   1999
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH       105   04/24/1937
TOTALS            1.5               5.1    -3.6      4.6
SINCE 7/1        52.4              58.6    -6.2     26.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     28                21       7       15
DAYS >= TRACE       6               6.8    -0.8        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.8    -1.8        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        46   04/03                         44  04/05
                        04/02
                        04/01
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   MM                       04/04 TO 04/04
                                                          04/04 TO 04/04
                                                          04/04 TO 04/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1212              1551    -339     1175
 SINCE 7/1      12240             13778   -1538    11857
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/100    DATE  04/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/100    DATE  04/16

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      5

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

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