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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
1026 AM AKST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE KING SALMON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              54   12/06/2013
 LOW              -38   12/19/2001
                        12/17/1942
HIGHEST            46                MM      MM       44
LOWEST            -26                MM      MM        5
AVG. MAXIMUM     22.9              26.4    -3.5     37.0
AVG. MINIMUM      7.5              10.8    -3.3     24.5
MEAN             15.2              18.6    -3.4     30.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     16              16.2    -0.2        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              27.2    -5.2       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       9               9.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.73              1.23    0.50     1.81
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.04    0.02     0.06
DAYS >= .01        17              12.3     4.7       13
DAYS >= .10         5               4.1     0.9        7
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.57   12/05 TO 12/05           12/15 TO 12/15
                                                          12/04 TO 12/04EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                          12/04 TO 12/04EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/15(00) TO 12/15(00)
                                                 12/04(00) TO 12/04(00)4EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                 12/04(00) TO 12/04(00)4EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            5.6               9.5    -3.9      2.9
SINCE 7/1         7.4              19.3   -11.9      8.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2        0
DAYS >= TRACE      13               8.8     4.2        9
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.0    -1.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/29                          1  12/20
                        12/28                             12/19
                                                          12/18
 24 HR TOTAL      1.6   12/13 TO 12/13           12/04 TO 12/04
                                                          12/04 TO 12/04EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                          12/04 TO 12/04EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1188              1438    -250     1055
 SINCE 7/1       3696              4815   -1119     3991
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          1                 1       0        1

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST      12/02             MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/061
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/190    DATE  12/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/180    DATE  12/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM         0             MIXED PRECIP               3
HEAVY RAIN           0             RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN           8             FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN     2             HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW           1             SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW           17            SLEET                      0
FOG                  23            FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                 9



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

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