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CLIMATE REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST PAUL, AK
508 AM AKST MON FEB 1 2016
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...THE ST PAUL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR\'S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              44   1/04/1980 
 LOW              -14   1/29/1976 
HIGHEST            40   1/06         34       6      40  1/12  
LOWEST             12   1/13          3       9      14  1/18  
AVG. MAXIMUM       35.0              29.1     5.9    33.0    
AVG. MINIMUM       26.7              21.1     5.6    27.3   
MEAN               30.8              25.1     5.7    30.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5                15.3   -10.3    13
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     27                24.1     2.9    25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.9    -0.9     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            4.99   1964   
 MINIMUM            0.23   2010
TOTALS              1.61              1.58    0.03    1.20
DAILY AVG.          0.05              0.05    0.00    0.04
DAYS >= .01        23                15.6     7.4    14
DAYS >= .10         4                 4.7    -0.7     5
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.2    -0.2     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0    -0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.41   1/09                       0.26  1/07        

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             50.6   2002
 24 HR TOTAL       16.4   1-09-2002
 SNOW DEPTH        25     1-27-2007    
TOTALS             12.6              12.6     0.0    14.2   
SINCE 7/1          36.1              29.3     6.8    19.2   
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3       1
DAYS >= TRACE      30                21.9     8.1    20
DAYS >= 1.0         4                 3.4     0.6     3
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   1/28                          9  1/28  
 24 HR TOTAL      3.3   1/28                        5.9  1/27  

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1052              1238    -186    1072 
 SINCE 7/1       5103              5779    -676    4941
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
................................................................

WIND (MPH)                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               15.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     56/130    DATE    01/6
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     72/130    DATE    01/6

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                     17     GLAZE                       1
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        1
SNOW                     30     HAZE                        4
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&

...MARCH  TEMPERATURES WARMER THAN NORMAL...

TEMPERATURES...THE AVERAGE MEAN TEMPERATURE AND AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR
JANUARY RANKED NINTH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 2 DEGREES 
WARMER THAN LAST YEAR AND THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 1 DEGREE WARMER.

ON JANUARY 30 THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 39 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD SET IN 1979.

...WIND...A VERY STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVED ACROSS THE PRIBILOF ISLANDS 
JANUARY SIXTH...GENERATING SUSTAINED SOUTHEAST WINDS IN EXCESS OF 55 MPH AND A 
PEAK GUST OF 72 MPH. ST PAUL ISLAND WAS IMPACTED WITH COASTAL FLOODING AS A 
RESULT OF THE WINDS. 

...PRECIPITATION...RAIN  AND SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WERE NORMAL...WITH SNOWFALL 2 
INCHES MORE THAN LAST YEAR. 


$$
SAH FEB 16


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