Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bethel, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
1152 AM AKDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE BETHEL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              53   03/29/1934
 LOW              -39   03/14/1964
HIGHEST            37                MM      MM       26
LOWEST             -6                MM      MM      -18
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.6              22.6     6.0     13.7
AVG. MINIMUM     16.5               7.8     8.7     -2.1
MEAN             22.6              15.2     7.4      5.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     21              21.5    -0.5       31
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.2     0.8       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       1              10.4    -9.4       21

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.51              0.71   -0.20     0.30
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01        13               8.2     4.8        2
DAYS >= .10         1               2.4    -1.4        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.10   03/16 TO 03/16           03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)
                                                 03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)1
                                                 03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            5.1               8.2    -3.1      2.9
SINCE 7/1        34.7              54.0   -19.3     30.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      9                 7       2        5
DAYS >= TRACE      18               8.8     9.2        5
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.2    -2.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   03/23                          7  03/31
                        03/22
                        03/21
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   03/16 TO 03/16           03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1310              1544    -234     1825
 SINCE 7/1       8563             10282   -1719    10085
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              11.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/187
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/250    DATE  03/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/230    DATE  03/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     86

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                      30     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     11
HAZE                      7

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

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