Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bethel, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BETHEL, AK
1219 PM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

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...THE BETHEL AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2015
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1923 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   8/09/2003
 LOW               28   8/26/1984
HIGHEST            76   8/03         72       4      74  8/10
LOWEST             34                37      -3      35  8/30
AVG. MAXIMUM       59.0              59.9    -0.9    64.2
AVG. MINIMUM       46.3              46.9    -0.6    49.3
MEAN               52.7              53.5    -0.8    56.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.2    -0.2     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      3                 2.6     0.4     4
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                 0.1    -0.1     0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           12.37   1951
 MINIMUM            0.99   1976
TOTALS              3.04              3.25   -0.21    2.02
DAILY AVG.          0.10              0.10    0.00    0.07
DAYS >= .01        21                18.0     3.0    13
DAYS >= .10        10                 9.3     0.7     7
DAYS >= .50         1                 1.6    -0.6     1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.59   8/26                       0.53  8/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.0   1948
 24 HR TOTAL        0.0   8-31-2015
 SNOW DEPTH         0     8-31-2015
TOTALS              0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                          0.0  MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     373               358      15     248
 SINCE 7/1        614               642     -28     521
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1         11                 0      11       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     33/190    DATE   08/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     46/190    DATE   08/26

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                     23     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   2     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        2
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       2
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&
...AUGUST TEMPS AVERAGE WITH SLIGHTLY LESS PRECIP THAN AVERAGE

TEMPERATURES...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FOR AUGUST WERE 0.3 DEGREES COOLER THAN
USUAL... THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 0.5 COOLER THAN LAST YEAR AND THE
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 2.5 DEGREES COOLER THAN LAST YEAR.

PRECIPITATION...AUGUST PRECIPITATION TOTALS OF 3.04 INCHES WERE 0.50 INCHES LESS
THAN THE AVERAGE OF 3.54 INCHES...AND 1.02 INCHES HIGHER THAN LAST YEARS TOTAL OF
2.02 INCHES.

SNOW...AUGUST SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 0.0 INCHES WAS NORMAL FOR AUGUST

RECORDS...THERE WERE NO NEW RECORDS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST
$$
RD SEP 15




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