Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
729 PM AKDT TUE SEP 4 2018

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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              80   08/06/1968
 LOW               28   08/30/1929
HIGHEST            67   08/01        MM      MM       66  08/04
LOWEST             42   08/31        MM      MM       34  08/30
                        08/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.0              56.1     1.9     54.6
AVG. MINIMUM     49.0              47.3     1.7     45.3
MEAN             53.5              51.7     1.8     50.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.26   1998
 MINIMUM         0.02   1935
TOTALS           1.75              2.18   -0.43     1.55
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.07   -0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01        13              14.1    -1.1       12
DAYS >= .10         4               6.3    -2.3        8
DAYS >= .50         1               0.9     0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.85   08/01 TO 08/01           08/01 TO 08/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.3   1962
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31           08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     348               413     -65      458
 SINCE 7/1        546               738    -192      687
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          4                 5      -1        1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/080    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/080    DATE  08/12

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60


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

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