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CXAK58 PACD 010928
CLMCDB

CLIMATE REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLD BAY, AK
128 AM AKDT WED JUN 1 2016
...................................

...THE COLD BAY AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR\'S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              68   5/28/2006 
 LOW               18   5/13/2012 
HIGHEST            63   5/15         54       9      57  5/27  
LOWEST             31                25       6      28  5/03  
AVG. MAXIMUM       50.4              45.6     4.8    48.5    
AVG. MINIMUM       38.5              34.9     3.6    38.6   
MEAN               44.4              40.3     4.1    43.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.3    -0.3     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3                 8.7    -5.7     3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.84   2002   
 MINIMUM            0.27   2014
TOTALS              1.70              2.60   -0.90    5.23
DAILY AVG.          0.05              0.08   -0.03    0.17
DAYS >= .01        18                17.2     0.8    23
DAYS >= .10         5                 6.5    -1.5    14
DAYS >= .50         1                 1.1    -0.1     4
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.3    -0.3     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.58   5/10                       0.82  5/16        

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              9.3   1971
 24 HR TOTAL        3.0   5-02-1986
 SNOW DEPTH         3     5-18-1971    
TOTALS              0.0               1.3    -1.3     0.0   
SINCE 7/1          50.1              74.6   -24.5    22.3   
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 7.9    -7.9     1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.4    -0.4     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM    
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                            T  5/08  

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     629               765    -136     657 
 SINCE 7/1       8088              8998    -910    7878
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
................................................................

WIND (MPH)                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               15.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     49/150    DATE    05/9
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     59/150    DATE    05/9

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                     24     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   1     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       3
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&
...MAY HAD ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WITH BELOW AVERAGE PRECIPITATION...

TEMPERATURES...THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR MAY WAS 63 DEGREES WHICH WAS EIGHT 
DEGREES ABOVE THE AVERAGE OF 55 DEGREES FOR THE MONTH OF MAY. THE MINIMUM 
TEMPERATURE WAS 31 DEGREES WHICH IS FIVE DEGREES WARMER THAN THE AVERAGE WHICH IS 
26 DEGREES FOR THE MONTH OF MAY. THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS SIX DEGREES WARMER 
THAN LAST YEAR. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS THREE DEGREES WARMER THAN LAST YEAR.

PRECIPITATION...MAY PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 1.60 INCHES WAS 0.9 INCHES BELOW 
AVERAGE...AND 3.72 INCHES LOWER THAN LAST YEARS TOTAL OF 5.32 INCHES.

SNOWFALL...MAY SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 0.0 INCHES WHICH WAS 1.5 INCHES LOWER THAN THE 
AVERAGE...A TRACE OF SNOWFALL WAS ALL THAT WAS RECORDED DURING THE PREVIOUS YEAR.

RECORDS...ON MAY 8 COLD BAY HAD A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 41 DEGREES 
WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 39 DEGREES SET IN 1990. ON MAY 10 COLD BAY TIED 
A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 40 DEGREES. THIS TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET 
IN 2005. ALSO ON MAY 10 COLD BAY RECORDED A HIGH PRECIPITATION AMOUNT OF 0.58 
INCHES. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.50 INCHES WHICH WAS SET IN 2015. ON MAY 
15 COLD BAY HAD A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 63 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS 
RECORD OF 61 DEGREES SET IN 2014. ON MAY 23 COLD BAY HAD A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM 
TEMPERATURE OF 44 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 43 DEGREES SET IN 
2014. 

$$
DAB JUN 16


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