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CXAK59 PAOT 012100
CLMOTZ

CLIMATE REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KOTZEBUE, AK
100 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015
...................................

...THE KOTZEBUE WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR\'S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              41   3/18/1900 
 LOW              -58   3/16/1930 
HIGHEST            29   3/07         28       1      33  3/25  
LOWEST            -25               -24      -1     -14  3/10  
AVG. MAXIMUM        6.7               8.8    -2.1    16.3    
AVG. MINIMUM      -11.4              -6.7    -4.7    -0.8   
MEAN               -2.3               1.1    -3.4     7.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31                28.4     2.6    30
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     31                28.9     2.1    31
DAYS MIN <= 0      28                19.8     8.2    18

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            2.18   2009   
 MINIMUM            0.00   1953
TOTALS              0.53              0.44    0.09    0.34
DAILY AVG.          0.02              0.01    0.01    0.01
DAYS >= .01         9                 5.9     3.1     6
DAYS >= .10         1                 1.3    -0.3     1
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.18   3/06                       0.20  3/13        

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             21.9   1954
 24 HR TOTAL       10.2   3-03-1932
 SNOW DEPTH       240     3-06-1931    
TOTALS              5.5               5.9    -0.4     6.8   
SINCE 7/1          20.8              47.7   -26.9    31.8   
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      7                22     -15       8
DAYS >= TRACE      16                11.7     4.3    11
DAYS >= 1.0         2                 2.1    -0.1     3
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0    -0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   3/31                         10  3/23  
 24 HR TOTAL      1.7   3/06                        2.4  3/13  

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2079              1987      92    1765 
 SINCE 7/1      10930             12229   -1299   10697
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
................................................................

WIND (MPH)                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     36/110    DATE    03/3
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     42/110    DATE    03/2

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                      0     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                     15     HAZE                        4
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       2
BLOWING SNOW              7


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

&&

...A VERY AVERAGE MARCH 2015 FOR KOTZEBUE...

FOR TEMPERATURES:
THE AVERAGE HIGH IS...29 DEGREES...AND IS 1 DEGREE HIGHER THAN 
NORMAL...28 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE LOW IS 25 BELOW AND 
IS 1 DEGREE LOWER THAN NORMAL..../24 BELOW/.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS.../0.53/...ABOUT 1 TENTH HIGHER THAN NORMAL.../0.44/.

SNOWFALL TOTALS.../5.5/...WAS LOWER THAN NORMAL.../5.9/.

AS WITH AN AVERAGE SET OF DATA THERE WERE NO RECORDS BROKEN OR TIED IN MARCH. 


$$

DT APR 15



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