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CXAK57 PANT 011814
CLMANN

CLIMATE REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANNETTE, AK
914 AM AKST MON FEB 1 2016
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...THE ANNETTE WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR\'S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              61   1/14/1981 
 LOW                1   1/04/1982 
HIGHEST            52   1/11         51       1      52  1/14  
LOWEST             20                16       4      21  1/05  
AVG. MAXIMUM       45.7              41.6     4.1    45.9    
AVG. MINIMUM       36.1              32.4     3.7    38.2   
MEAN               40.9              36.9     4.0    42.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 3.4    -3.4     1
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9                13.9    -4.9     6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           20.69   1958   
 MINIMUM            0.77   1950
TOTALS              9.50             10.73   -1.23   14.71
DAILY AVG.          0.31              0.35   -0.04    0.47
DAYS >= .01        24                22.1     1.9    25
DAYS >= .10        18                17.3     0.7    22
DAYS >= .50         5                 7.6    -2.6    12
DAYS >= 1.0         3                 3.1    -0.1     3
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        2.07   1/25                       2.25  1/20        

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             36.3   1974
 24 HR TOTAL       12.3   1-03-1972
 SNOW DEPTH        42     1-09-1965    
TOTALS              0.0               7.6    -7.6     3.3   
SINCE 7/1           5.0              19.0   -14.0     7.9   
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 8.2    -8.2     4
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 2.6    -2.6     2
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.2    -0.2     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   1/08                          2  1/06  
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                          1.8  1/04  

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     740               868    -128     703 
 SINCE 7/1       3406              3779    -373    3424
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
................................................................

WIND (MPH)                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     41/140    DATE   01/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     65/130    DATE   01/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           MM
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     ICE PELLETS                 0
RAIN                     25     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       1
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&

THE MONTH OF JANUARY FOR ANNETTE ISLAND, AK WAS A WARMER AND WINDIER MONTH THAN 
AVERAGE WITH A SLIGHTLY LESS WETNESS.  THE WARMER TREND PUT THE AREA EXTREMELY 
UNDER AVERAGE FOR SNOWFALL THIS MONTH.  TEMPERATURES WERE FAR FROM RECORDS AND THE 
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 4 DEGREES HIGHER THAN NORMAL.  THE AREA EXPERIENCED 3 
RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES AND ONLY FELL BELOW FREEZING 8 DAYS OUT OF THE 
MONTH WHICH IS 6 DAYS BELOW NORMAL.  RAINFALL WAS A LITTLE OVER AN INCH BELOW 
NORMAL AND NO SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED WHATSOEVER.  THIS IS ALMOST 8 INCHES BELOW 
NORMAL FOR THE MONTH AND BRINGS THE AREA 19 INCHES BELOW NORMAL SNOWFALL SINCE JULY 
1ST OF LAST YEAR.  THE AREA EXPERIENCED SOME WINDY FRONTAL SYSTEMS WITH NUMEROUS 
HIGH WIND WARNINGS THIS MONTH HELPING PUT THE AREA AT THE TOP OF THE RECORD BOOKS. 
THE HIGHEST WIND RECORDED WAS 65MPH AND ANOTHER ON A SEPARATE DAY OF 61MPH PLACING 
1ST AND 2ND, RESPECTIVELY ON THE ALL TIME PEAK WIND RECORD LIST FOR THIS MONTH.  
THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED OF 9.8MPH CAME IN 2ND PLACE ON RECORD MISSING 1ST BY 
ONLY 0.1MPH.  ALSO, THE 25TH OF THE MONTH WAS PLACED 3RD FOR HIGHEST AVERAGE WIND 
SPEED ON RECORD.  CONSEQUENTLY, THE WARMING TREND IS BACK FROM HAVING ONLY 1 MONTH 
OFF AND THE AVERAGE TREND CONTINUES TO BE BROKEN WITH FLUCTUATING VALUES FROM 
NORMAL ACROSS THE BOARD.  

$$
JZ FEB 16

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