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CXAK58 PACD 011423
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
622 AM AKDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE COLD BAY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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              60   04/26/1948
 LOW                4   04/06/1976
                        04/04/1943
HIGHEST            51                MM      MM       49
LOWEST             22                MM      MM       21
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.0              39.0     5.0     40.5
AVG. MINIMUM     32.6              29.0     3.6     31.8
MEAN             38.3              34.0     4.3     36.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               3.7    -3.7        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              19.5    -9.5       14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           3.71              2.42    1.29     1.01
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.08    0.04     0.03
DAYS >= .01        21              19.0     2.0       19
DAYS >= .10        13               6.3     6.7        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.67   04/10 TO 04/10           04/16 TO 04/17
                                                          04/07 TO 04/07
                                                          04/07 TO 04/07
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/17(00) TO 04/17(00)
                                                 04/07(00) TO 04/07(00)7
                                                 04/07(00) TO 04/07(00)7

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS              T               6.6    -6.6      2.6
SINCE 7/1        41.4              71.8   -30.4     39.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       4              11.0    -7.0       15
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.9    -1.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             3  04/08
                                                          04/07
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/25 TO 04/25           04/07 TO 04/07
                                                          04/07 TO 04/07
                                                          04/07 TO 04/07
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     794               930    -136      859
 SINCE 7/1       7261              8230    -969     7615
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              15.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/201
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/140    DATE  04/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/150    DATE  04/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      1
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6

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

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