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CXAK58 PACD 011938
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLD BAY, AK
1138 AM AKDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE COLD BAY AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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              58   4/15/1965
 LOW                4   4/06/1976
HIGHEST            53   4/25         48       5      50  4/05
LOWEST             28                17      11      14  4/21
AVG. MAXIMUM       45.0              38.9     6.1    40.1
AVG. MINIMUM       34.7              28.9     5.8    28.9
MEAN               39.9              33.9     6.0    34.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 4.3    -4.3     1
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6                20.7   -14.7    22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.55   1979
 MINIMUM            0.21   1964
TOTALS              3.04              2.42    0.62    1.96
DAILY AVG.          0.10              0.08    0.02    0.07
DAYS >= .01        21                19.0     2.0    21
DAYS >= .10        11                 6.3     4.7     9
DAYS >= .50         1                 1.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.2    -0.2     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.53   4/13                       0.24  4/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             19.5   1976
 24 HR TOTAL        9.0   4-10-2001
 SNOW DEPTH        29     4-02-1995
TOTALS              0.7               6.6    -5.9     8.0
SINCE 7/1          50.1              73.3   -23.2    22.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       5                19.3   -14.3    20
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 1.8    -1.8     4
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0    -0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            4  4/12
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5   4/16                        2.4  4/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     746               930    -184     906
 SINCE 7/1       7459              8233    -774    7221
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               14.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     43/090    DATE   04/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     54/090    DATE   04/24

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                     30     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      5     HAZE                        0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       1
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&
...APRIL HAD ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WITH ABOVE AVERAGE PRECIPITATION...

TEMPERATURES...THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR APRIL WAS 53 DEGREES WHICH WAS FIVE
DEGREES ABOVE THE AVERAGE OF 48 DEGREES FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL. THE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE WAS 28 DEGREES WHICH IS 10 DEGREES WARMER THAN THE AVERAGE WHICH IS 18
DEGREES FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL. THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS THREE DEGREES WARMER
THAN LAST YEAR. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 14 DEGREES WARMER THAN LAST YEAR.

PRECIPITATION...APRIL PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 3.04 INCHES WAS 0.8 INCHES ABOVE
AVERAGE...AND 1.08 INCHES HIGHER THAN LAST YEARS TOTAL OF 1.96 INCHES.

SNOWFALL...APRIL SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 0.7 INCHES WAS 5.7 INCHES LOWER THAN THE
AVERAGE...AND 7.3 INCHES LOWER THAN LAST YEARS TOTAL OF 8.0 INCHES.

RECORDS...ON APRIL 7 COLD BAY TIED THE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 46 DEGREES WHICH
WAS SET IN 1991. ON APRIL 22 COLD BAY RECORDED A HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 40
DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 39 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 1979. ON
APRIL 24 COLD BAY RECORDED A HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 39 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 38 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET IN 2002. ON APRIL 25 COLD BAY HAD A
RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 53 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 49 DEGREES
SET IN 1998.

$$
DAB MAY 16




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