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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU, AK
548 AM AKDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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...THE JUNEAU CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1943 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              61   10/03/2003
                        10/01/1987
                        10/10/1944
 LOW               11   10/30/1984
HIGHEST            55   10/13        55       0       56  10/02
                        10/09
LOWEST             28   10/02        25       3       32  10/27
                                                          10/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.4              47.0     2.4     48.7
AVG. MINIMUM     38.3              37.8     0.5     40.6
MEAN             43.8              42.4     1.4     44.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               6.1    -0.1        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.25   1974
 MINIMUM         2.71   1950
TOTALS           7.46              8.63   -1.17    10.19
DAILY AVG.       0.24              0.28   -0.04     0.34
DAYS >= .01        26              23.9     2.1       27
DAYS >= .10        17              18.2    -1.2       19
DAYS >= .50         4               6.1    -2.1        9
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.4    -0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.04   10/09 TO 10/10           10/08 TO 10/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.6   1956
 24 HR TOTAL      8.8   10/30/1956 TO 10/31/1956
 SNOW DEPTH         7   10/31/1956
TOTALS            0.0               0.8    -0.8        T
SINCE 7/1           T               0.8    -0.8      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.6    -0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        0   MM                             0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     647               701     -54      621
 SINCE 7/1       1514              1685    -171     1443
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        9

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/24/1969
 LATEST       06/13/1965
EARLIEST                        09/30
LATEST                          05/12
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/106
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/120    DATE  10/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/130    DATE  10/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         25

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     87

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               30     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     12
HAZE                      1

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

...OCTOBER SLIGHTLY WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL...

THE OVERALL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR OCTOBER WAS ABOUT 44 DEGREES...WHICH
IS ABOUT 1.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH
OF 55 DEGREES WAS RECORDED ON THE 9TH AND THE 13TH OF OCTOBER. THE
LOWEST TEMPERATURE OF 28 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE 2ND OF THE MONTH.

AROUND 7.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL THIS MONTH...WHICH IS AROUND 1
INCH LESS THAN NORMAL. THE RAINIEST DAY OF THE MONTH WAS THE 9TH, WITH
1.04 INCHES OF RAIN FELL THAT DAY. NO SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH OF
OCTOBER.

THE HIGHEST WIND GUST AT THE AIRPORT WAS 51 MPH FROM THE SOUTHEAST ON
THE 5TH. THE HIGHEST GUST AT THE DOUGLAS BOAT HARBOR WAS 59 MPH ON THE
28TH.


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