Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bethel, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
622 AM AKDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE BETHEL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              63   04/30/2004
 LOW              -31   04/05/1956
HIGHEST            52                MM      MM       55
LOWEST              6                MM      MM       19
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.5              34.5     5.0     44.1
AVG. MINIMUM     26.3              19.3     7.0     27.5
MEAN             32.9              26.9     6.0     35.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5              10.4    -5.4        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              26.6    -2.6       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.9    -2.9        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.43              0.74    0.69     0.47
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.02    0.03     0.02
DAYS >= .01        12               9.1     2.9       10
DAYS >= .10         5               2.5     2.5        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.34   04/15 TO 04/15           03/31 TO 04/01
                                                          04/01 TO 04/01
                                                          04/01 TO 04/01
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/01(00) TO 04/01(00)
                                                 04/01(00) TO 04/01(00)1
                                                 04/01(00) TO 04/01(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            3.9               5.7    -1.8      0.9
SINCE 7/1        38.6              59.7   -21.1     31.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 4      -2        2
DAYS >= TRACE      13               7.2     5.8        6
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.7     0.3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   04/07                          7  04/05
                        04/06                             04/04
                        04/05                             04/03
 24 HR TOTAL      1.6   04/27 TO 04/27           04/01 TO 04/01
                                                          04/01 TO 04/01
                                                          04/01 TO 04/01
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     956              1143    -187      866
 SINCE 7/1       9519             11425   -1906    10951
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/080
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/170    DATE  04/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/170    DATE  04/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

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