Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
313 PM AKST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE BARROW AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              36   01/01/2017
                        01/04/1974
                        54/01/2206
 LOW              -53   01/03/1975
                        01/15/1951
HIGHEST            22   01/18        MM      MM       36  01/01
                        01/17
LOWEST            -28   01/22        MM      MM      -36  01/19
AVG. MAXIMUM      1.9              -7.3     9.2      7.8
AVG. MINIMUM    -10.5             -19.5     9.0     -8.5
MEAN             -4.3             -13.4     9.1     -0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       29
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      26              29.6    -3.6       23

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.04   1962
 MINIMUM            T   1998
                        1996
                        1951
TOTALS           0.07              0.13   -0.06     0.47
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.00    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         3               4.6    -1.6        7
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    0.04   01/17 TO 01/17           01/01 TO 01/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.9   1962
 24 HR TOTAL      3.1   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        30   01/31/1923

TOTALS            0.8               2.6    -1.8      4.7
SINCE 7/1        24.1              26.4    -2.3     22.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      8                 9      -1        6
DAYS >= TRACE       8               6.4     1.6       26
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.7    -0.7        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   01/31                          7  01/01
                        01/30
                        01/29
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   01/17 TO 01/17           01/01 TO 01/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2143              2430    -287     2016
 SINCE 7/1       8903             10639   -1736     8975
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    38/270    DATE  01/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/280    DATE  01/19

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     21

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

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