Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
552 AM AKDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE BARROW AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              44   10/10/2016
 LOW              -32   10/27/1970
HIGHEST            38   10/01        MM      MM       44  10/10
LOWEST             -5   10/25        MM      MM       13  10/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.9              21.8     7.1     33.5
AVG. MINIMUM     19.3              12.6     6.7     26.7
MEAN             24.1              17.2     6.9     30.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     22              27.7    -5.7       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.7    -0.7       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               5.0    -2.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.65   1925
 MINIMUM         0.12   1936
                        1930
TOTALS           0.68              0.41    0.27     0.28
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01        15              12.2     2.8        9
DAYS >= .10         3               0.6     2.4        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   10/16 TO 10/16           10/29 TO 10/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.8   2011
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        17   10/29/1926
                        10/28/1926
TOTALS            4.6               9.1    -4.5      3.0
SINCE 7/1         7.9              14.6    -6.7      6.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        0
DAYS >= TRACE      25              15.6     9.4       19
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.6    -1.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   10/17                          1  10/31
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   10/16 TO 10/16           10/29 TO 10/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1261              1482    -221     1077
 SINCE 7/1       3500              4023    -523     3412
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/090    DATE  10/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/100    DATE  10/12

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.90


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               26     SLEET                      0
FOG                      31     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                      8

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

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