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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLD BAY, AK
901 AM AKDT WED JUN 3 2015

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...THE COLD BAY AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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              68   5/28/2006
 LOW               18   5/13/2012
HIGHEST            57   5/27         54       3      63  5/14
LOWEST             28                25       3      28  5/31
AVG. MAXIMUM       48.5              45.6     2.9    51.5
AVG. MINIMUM       38.6              34.9     3.7    38.0
MEAN               43.6              40.3     3.3    44.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.3    -0.3     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3                 8.7    -5.7     2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.84   2002
 MINIMUM            0.27   2014
TOTALS              5.23              2.60    2.63    0.27
DAILY AVG.          0.17              0.08    0.09    0.01
DAYS >= .01        23                17.2     5.8     8
DAYS >= .10        14                 6.5     7.5     0
DAYS >= .50         4                 1.1     2.9     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.3    -0.3     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.82   5/16                       0.07  5/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              9.3   1971
 24 HR TOTAL        3.0   5-02-1986
 SNOW DEPTH         3     5-18-1971
TOTALS              0.0               1.3    -1.3     0.0
SINCE 7/1          22.3              74.6   -52.3    37.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       1                 7.9    -6.9     1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.4    -0.4     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   5/08                          T  5/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     657               765    -108     620
 SINCE 7/1       7878              8998   -1120    7501
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               74.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     47/150    DATE   05/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     57/150    DATE   05/13

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                     28     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      1     HAZE                        1
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&

...WARMER TEMPERATURES WITH MORE THAN NORMAL PRECIPITATION...

TEMPERATURES...WARM TEMPERATURES PERSIST OVER THE ALASKA PENINSULA
AS HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES AVERAGED 48.5 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT...
EXCEEDING THE NORMAL MAY TEMPERATURE MAXIMUM OF 45.6 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT
LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURES FOLLOWED, A SIMILAR WARMING TREND WITH AN AVERAGE
OF 38.6 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT COMPARED TO THE NORMAL LOW OF 34.9 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT

PRECIPITATION...PRECIPITATION WAS WELL ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH OF MAY WITH
5.23 INCHES OF RAIN REPORTED COMPARED TO THE AVERAGE FOR MAY  OF 2.60 INCHES OF
RAIN
FOUR DAYS IN MAY SAW OVER 0.50 INCHES OF RAINFALL
MAY 10 SAW 0.50 INCHES
MAY 16 SAW 0.82 INCHES
MAY 26 SAW 0.58 INCHES
MAY 29 SAW 0.62 INCHES

RECORDS BROKEN OR TIED DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE ARE POSTED BELOW
MAY 3: NEW RECORD HIGH OF 52 DEGREES F
MAY 4: TIE HIGH MINIMUM OF 40 DEGREES F
MAY 6: TIE HIGH MAXIMUM OF 51 DEGREES F
MAY 10: RECORD AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION 0.50 INCHES OF RAIN
MAY 15: RECORD HIGH MINIMUM OF 42 DEGREES F
MAY 29: TIE HIGH MINIMUM OF 45 DEGREES F

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DAB JUN 15



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