Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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

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...THE KOTZEBUE 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              40   01/27/2014
 LOW              -55   01/18/1934
                        01/16/1934
                        01/15/1934
HIGHEST            29   01/15        MM      MM       38  01/01
LOWEST            -35   01/25        MM      MM      -35  01/23
                        01/24
AVG. MAXIMUM      6.3               3.9     2.4      7.7
AVG. MINIMUM     -3.8              -9.5     5.7     -4.3
MEAN              1.2              -2.8     4.0      1.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31              30.0     1.0       29
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.9     0.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      18              21.4    -3.4       17

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.94   1937
 MINIMUM            T   1966
                        1939
                        1938
TOTALS           0.26              0.62   -0.36     0.55
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         7               9.0    -2.0        8
DAYS >= .10         1               1.9    -0.9        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   01/02 TO 01/02           01/24 TO 01/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           56.0   1937
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        78   01/28/1937
TOTALS            4.4               9.1    -4.7     11.3
SINCE 7/1        65.1              38.0    27.1     31.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                17      MM       17
DAYS >= TRACE      13               9.8     3.2       19
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.4    -1.4        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                 25  01/31
 24 HR TOTAL      1.7   01/02 TO 01/02           01/24 TO 01/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1970              2102    -132     1954
 SINCE 7/1       7235              8404   -1169     7369
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              14.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/100    DATE  01/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/090    DATE  01/12

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30


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          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     18

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

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