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

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...THE COLD BAY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              56   03/02/1974
 LOW              -13   03/12/1971
HIGHEST            49                MM      MM       43
LOWEST             19                MM      MM        9
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.8              35.1     5.7     34.5
AVG. MINIMUM     29.1              25.1     4.0     17.9
MEAN             34.9              30.1     4.8     26.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               8.6    -6.6        8
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              23.7    -2.7       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.62              2.70   -0.08     0.04
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.09   -0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01        18              19.5    -1.5        2
DAYS >= .10        10               8.0     2.0        0
DAYS >= .50         0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   03/06 TO 03/06           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            6.2              13.0    -6.8      0.3
SINCE 7/1        41.4              65.2   -23.8     36.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0
DAYS >= TRACE      10              14.2    -4.2        4
DAYS >= 1.0         4               4.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/11                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.4   03/09 TO 03/09           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     924              1082    -158     1196
 SINCE 7/1       6467              7300    -833     6756
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              15.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/212
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    55/150    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/150    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     84

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      4

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

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