Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1105 AM AKST SUN NOV 01 2020

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             54   10/01/2018
                       10/01/2003
                       09/19/1995
 LOW             -19   10/31/1975
                       10/31/2011
                       10/28/2011
HIGHEST           50   10/01         MM      MM       43  10/03
                                                          10/02
LOWEST             7   10/31         MM      MM       16  10/25
AVG. MAXIMUM    33.7               28.5     5.2     34.5
AVG. MINIMUM    26.9               20.1     6.8     27.3
MEAN            30.3               24.3     6.0     30.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32    16               18.8    -2.8       14
DAYS MIN <= 32    23               27.4    -4.4       24
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.8    -0.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        3.20   1993
 MINIMUM           T
TOTALS          0.85               1.01   -0.16     1.48
DAILY AVG.      0.03               0.03   -0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01       15               10.9     4.1       12
DAYS >= .10        3                3.5    -0.5        6
DAYS >= .50        0                0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.18   10/30 TO 10/30               0.41
                       10/05 TO 10/05
                       10/30 TO 10/30


DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   1068               1262    -194     1051
 SINCE 7/1      2414               2683    -269     1875
COOLING TOTAL      0                  0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1         0                  5      -5       76
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/110    DATE  10/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/110    DATE  10/16

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.67
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      1

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

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