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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
342 PM AKST SAT DEC 15 2018


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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 15 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0300 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         -4   1221 AM  35    1989   9    -13       22
  MINIMUM        -19    232 PM -48    1935  -4    -15        7
  AVERAGE        -11                         3    -14       15

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.16 1984   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.21                      0.38  -0.17     0.47
  SINCE DEC 1      0.21                      0.38  -0.17     0.47
  SINCE JAN 1     10.26                     10.62  -0.36    13.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.8  1971   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.1                       5.8   -3.7      4.1
  SINCE DEC 1      2.1                       5.8   -3.7      4.1
  SINCE JUL 1     15.3                      23.2   -7.9     45.1
  SNOW DEPTH       9

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           76                        62     14       50
  MONTH TO DATE  839                       916    -77      681
  SINCE DEC 1    839                       916    -77      681
  SINCE JUL 1   4204                      5274  -1070     4498

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      4                         5     -1        1
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED     9   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    91
 LOWEST     75
 AVERAGE    83

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THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)    9        34      1989
                                             1944
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   -4       -43      1935


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 15 2018......SUNRISE  1248 PM AKST  SUNSET   244 PM AKST
DECEMBER 16 2018......SUNRISE  1251 PM AKST  SUNSET   243 PM AKST

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

&&

SNOW DEPTH IS MEASURED AT 3AM AKST/4AM AKDT.

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AVAILABLE DAYLIGHT

AMOUNT OF DAYLIGHT TODAY  (HOUR:MIN)........1:56
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....-0:04:23

$$
HFL DEC 18



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