Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
626 AM AKDT WED APR 4 2018

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...THE BARROW AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 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              34   03/21/1998
 LOW              -52   03/02/1971
                        03/06/1923
HIGHEST            30   03/31        MM      MM       26  03/11
                                                          03/10
LOWEST            -33   03/01        MM      MM      -34  03/19
AVG. MAXIMUM      6.5              -6.1    12.6      0.2
AVG. MINIMUM     -7.9             -19.2    11.3    -14.9
MEAN             -0.7             -12.7    12.0     -7.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      25              29.5    -4.5       28

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.50   1963
 MINIMUM            T   2008
                        1983
                        1972
TOTALS           0.58              0.09    0.49     0.30
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.00    0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01        14               4.1     9.9       10
DAYS >= .10         1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   03/19 TO 03/19           03/15 TO 03/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.8   1963
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        30   03/31/1962
                        03/30/1962
                        03/29/1962
TOTALS            5.9               2.1     3.8      2.4
SINCE 7/1        33.1              31.1     2.0     29.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     12                11       1        9
DAYS >= TRACE      21               5.7    15.3       18
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   03/31                          9  03/31
                        03/30                             03/30
                        03/29                             03/29
 24 HR TOTAL      1.2   03/19 TO 03/19           03/15 TO 03/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2027              2407    -380     2237
 SINCE 7/1      12630             15264   -2634    13199
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              15.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/110    DATE  03/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/110    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               19     SLEET                      0
FOG                      30     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                     14

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

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