Monthly Climate Summary - Bethel


CXAK58 PABE 020001
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CLIMATE REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BETHEL, AK
301 PM AKST MON FEB 1 2016
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...THE BETHEL AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1923 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR\'S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              48   1/17/1963 
 LOW              -48   1/28/1989 
HIGHEST            41   1/31         37       4      33  1/16  
LOWEST              2               -25      27     -22  1/25  
AVG. MAXIMUM       26.7              12.4    14.3    12.9    
AVG. MINIMUM       16.4               0.8    15.6     3.2   
MEAN               21.5               6.6    14.9     8.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32     19                25.4    -6.4    28
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     29                30.5    -1.5    31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                15.0   -15.0    16

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.48   1952   
 MINIMUM            0.04   2004
TOTALS              0.23              0.78   -0.55    0.51
DAILY AVG.          0.01              0.02   -0.01    0.02
DAYS >= .01         7                 9.1    -2.1     7
DAYS >= .10         0                 2.2    -2.2     1
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.2    -0.2     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0    -0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.06   1/12                       0.31  1/09        

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             57.4   1952
 24 HR TOTAL       17.6   1-03-1952
 SNOW DEPTH        45     1-12-1952    
TOTALS              2.4               9.6    -7.2     1.2   
SINCE 7/1          25.2              37.2   -12.0    19.9   
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 8      -5       0
DAYS >= TRACE      14                16.3    -2.3    11
DAYS >= 1.0         1                 2.9    -1.9     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   1/25                          1  1/31  
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   1/05                        0.8  1/17  

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1338              1812    -474    1758 
 SINCE 7/1       6204              7236   -1032    6441
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               19.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     41/030    DATE   01/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     53/020    DATE   01/16

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                      7     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                     14     HAZE                        2
FOG                      12     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.

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JANUARY TEMPS WERE ABOVE AVERAGE WITH LESS PRECIP THAN AVERAGE …

TEMPERATURES...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FOR JANUARY WERE 15 DEGREES WARMER THAN 
AVERAGE... THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 8.0 DEGREES WARMER THAN LAST YEAR 
AND 6.6 DEGREES WARMER THAN AVERAGE… AND THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 23 
DEGREES WARMER THAN LAST YEAR AND 24.7 DEGREES WARMER THAN AVERAGE...

PRECIPITATION...JANUARY PRECIPITATION TOTALS OF 0.23 INCHES WAS 0.58 INCHES LESS 
THAN THE AVERAGE OF 0.81 INCHES...AND 0.28 INCHES LESS THAN LAST YEARS TOTAL OF 
0.51 INCHES...

SNOW...JANUARY SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 2.4 INCHES WAS LESS THAN NORMAL FOR JANUARY THAT 
AVERAGES 7.7 INCHES FOR THE MONTH...

RECORDS...THERE WERE NO RECORDS BROKEN IN JANUARY…
RD FEB 16