Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
702 PM AKST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE UTQIAGVIK (BARROW) AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 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              34   12/09/1932
 LOW              -55   12/10/1924
HIGHEST            24   12/03        MM      MM       33  12/21
LOWEST            -30   12/15        MM      MM      -10  12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM      0.3              -1.8     2.1     10.9
AVG. MINIMUM    -12.1             -13.8     1.7      0.5
MEAN             -5.9              -7.8     1.9      5.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31              30.9     0.1       30
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      27              27.2    -0.2       18

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.17   2013
 MINIMUM            T   1931
                        1926
TOTALS           0.27              0.14    0.13     0.38
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.00    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01        11               5.7     5.3       12
DAYS >= .10         0               0.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.08   12/04 TO 12/04           12/12 TO 12/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.9   2011
 24 HR TOTAL      3.9   12/12/2017 TO 12/12/2017
 SNOW DEPTH        17   12/31/2005
                        12/30/2005
                        12/29/2005
TOTALS            7.0               3.5     3.5      6.6
SINCE 7/1        26.3              23.8     2.5     23.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      9                 8       1        7
DAYS >= TRACE      25               8.2    16.8       22
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.9     1.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   12/31                          8  12/31
                        12/24                             12/30
                        12/23                             12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   12/18 TO 12/18           12/12 TO 12/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2193              2257     -64     1832
 SINCE 7/1       7519              8209    -690     6760
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/290    DATE  12/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/290    DATE  12/03

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

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

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