Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS King Salmon, AK

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

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...THE KING SALMON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1917 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              59   MM
 LOW              -10   03/18/2017
HIGHEST            42                MM      MM       48
LOWEST             -2                MM      MM      -10
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.1              32.7     2.4     23.0
AVG. MINIMUM     21.5              15.6     5.9      1.8
MEAN             28.3              24.1     4.2     12.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10              12.2    -2.2       29
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              26.9     1.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               5.3    -4.3       14

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           3.44              0.70    2.74     0.05
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.02    0.09     0.00
DAYS >= .01        19               9.1     9.9        2
DAYS >= .10         6               2.5     3.5        0
DAYS >= .50         1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.23   03/08 TO 03/08           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           21.8               6.4    15.4      0.4
SINCE 7/1        45.7              41.9     3.8     23.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                 2       4        0
DAYS >= TRACE      17               7.8     9.2        2
DAYS >= 1.0         5               2.5     2.5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        18   03/09                          1  03/31
 24 HR TOTAL     12.3   03/08 TO 03/08           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    1135              1266    -131     1624
 SINCE 7/1       7621              8886   -1265     8757
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              8.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/237
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/160    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/310    DATE  03/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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