Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
526 AM AKST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE SAINT PAUL ISLAND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              44   12/13/2016
                        12/03/1979
                        12/19/1970
 LOW               -3   12/31/1974
HIGHEST            44R               MM      MM       41
LOWEST             14                MM      MM       10
AVG. MAXIMUM     38.6              33.0     5.6     35.7
AVG. MINIMUM     29.4              24.7     4.7     26.9
MEAN             34.0              28.9     5.1     31.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4              10.7    -6.7        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              23.7    -3.7       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           3.60              2.25    1.35     4.73
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.07    0.05     0.15
DAYS >= .01        26              21.5     4.5       28
DAYS >= .10        11               8.0     3.0       15
DAYS >= .50         1               0.5     0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.95   12/31 TO 12/31           12/13 TO 12/13
                                                          12/13 TO 12/13
                                                          12/13 TO 12/13
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/13(00) TO 12/13(00)
                                                 12/13(00) TO 12/13(00)3
                                                 12/13(00) TO 12/13(00)3

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            4.5              12.1    -7.6       MM
SINCE 7/1        11.1              22.4   -11.3      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= TRACE      21              14.9     6.1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.8    -2.8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/31                          2  12/17
                        12/02                             12/10
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   12/31 TO 12/31                MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     956              1121    -165      903
 SINCE 7/1       3525              4542   -1017     3404
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST      12/01             MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              18.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   7/164
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    55/160    DATE  12/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    71/160    DATE  12/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               22     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       4
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               21     SLEET                      2
FOG                      28     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      9

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

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