Monthly Climate Summary - Bethel


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CLIMATE REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BETHEL, AK
1152 AM AKDT WED JUN 1 2016
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...THE BETHEL AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              80   5/31/1993 
 LOW               -5   5/02/1949 
HIGHEST            78   5/27         67      11      70  5/31  
LOWEST             29                21       8      29  5/04  
AVG. MAXIMUM       58.1              50.5     7.6    54.8    
AVG. MINIMUM       39.9              33.3     6.6    38.5   
MEAN               49.0              41.9     7.1    46.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 1.2    -1.2     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      6                 1.0     5.0     1
DAYS MIN <= 32      2                13.8   -11.8     6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            3.63   2002   
 MINIMUM            0.02   1954
TOTALS              1.45              1.14    0.31    1.80
DAILY AVG.          0.05              0.04    0.01    0.06
DAYS >= .01        18                11.4     6.6    14
DAYS >= .10         5                 4.0     1.0     7
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0    -0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.25   5/20                       0.37  5/20        

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              7.7   1998
 24 HR TOTAL        6.2   5-02-2002
 SNOW DEPTH        20     5-01-1977    
TOTALS              0.0               2.1    -2.1     0.0   
SINCE 7/1          29.4              61.3   -31.9    42.1   
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 7.5    -7.5     2
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.6    -0.6     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0    -0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM    
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                            T  5/03  

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     488               716    -228     562 
 SINCE 7/1       9988             12148   -2160   10741
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               12.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     33/030    DATE   05/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     43/020    DATE   05/14

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              1     ICE PELLETS                 0
RAIN                     23     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       4
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&

...MAY WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN AVERAGE...

TEMPERATURES...AVERAGE DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 7.6 DEGREES 
WARMER THAN AVERAGE.  AVERAGE DAILY MINIMUM WAS 6.6 DEGREES WARMER 
THAN AVERAGE.

PRECIPITATION...TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.45 INCHES,
0.31 INCHES HIGHER THAN THE AVERAGE.

RECORDS...

5/13 HIGH MIN OF 44 TIED WITH THE RECORD SET IN 1951
5/14 HIGH MIN OF 46 BREAKING 42 SET IN 2005
5/15 HIGH MIN OF 46 BREAKING 41 SET IN 1951
5/15 HIGH MAX OF 73 BREAKING 72 SET IN 1996
5/16 HIGH MAX OF 75 BREAKING 66 SET IN 2007
5/17 HIGH MIN OF 46 BREAKING 44 SET IN 1936
5/27 HIGH MAX OF 78 BREAKING 75 SET IN 1981
5/29 HIGH MAX OF 76 BREAKING 72 SET IN 2006


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