Monthly Climate Summary - King Salmon


CXAK58 PAKN 031919
CLMAKN

CLIMATE REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KING SALMON AK
1119 AM AKDT WED SEP 3 2014
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...THE KING SALMON AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1949 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEARS
                 VALUE   DATES  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATES
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE F
RECORD
 HIGH              84   8/05/1968 
 LOW               25   8/31/1984 
HIGHEST            73   8/10         69       4      71  8/18  
LOWEST             30                31      -1      41  8/24  
AVG. MAXIMUM       65.5              62.6     2.9    62.1    
AVG. MINIMUM       48.9              46.6     2.3    49.4   
MEAN               57.2              54.6     2.6    55.8
DAYS MAX = 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX = 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX = 80      0                 0.3    -0.3     0
DAYS MAX = 70      6                 4.3     1.7     2
DAYS MIN = 32      1                 0.4     0.6     0
DAYS MIN = 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION INCHES
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.43   1953   
 MINIMUM            1.05   1975
TOTALS              3.51              2.95    0.56    5.38
DAILY AVG.          0.11              0.10    0.01    0.17
DAYS = .01        16                15.3     0.7    22
DAYS = .10         8                 8.3    -0.3    10
DAYS = .50         1                 1.3    -0.3     5
DAYS = 1.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.69   8/24                       0.99  8/08     
  

SNOWFALL INCHES
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.0   1949
 24 HR TOTAL        0.0   8-31-2014
 SNOW DEPTH         0     8-31-2014    
TOTALS              0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0   
SINCE 7/1           0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0   
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS = TRACE       0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS = 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS = 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            0  MM    
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                          0.0  MM    

DEGREEDAYS
HEATING TOTAL     236               322     -86     281 
 SINCE 7/1        474               612    -138     503
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       4
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WIND MPH                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     28/080    DATE   08/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     39/080    DATE   08/23

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                     23     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        1
FOG                      23     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.

&&

...WARM & WET AUGUST FOR THE BRISTOL BAY AREA...

THE BRISTOL BAY REGION ENDED THE MONTH OF AUGUST WITH AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 57.2 DEGREES. THIS IS 2.6 DEGREES
ABOVE AVERAGE. THE REGION HAD AN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
OF 65.5 DEGREES AND AN AVERAGE LOW OF 48.9. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE RECORDED FOR THE MONTH WAS 73 DEGREES WHICH 
WAS SET ON THE 10TH. THE LOWEST MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 
SET ON THE 31ST WITH 30 DEGREES. 

A TOTAL OF 3.51 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS MEASURED 
DURING THE MONTH. THIS IS 0.56 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE
GREATEST AMOUNT OF RAIN OCCURRED ON THE 24TH WITH 0.69
INCHES. 16 DAYS OF THE MONTH HAD 0.01 OR MORE RECORDED
RAINFALL. 

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 6.8 MPH. THE 
HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND SPEED OF 28 MPH OCCURRED ON THE 
23RD. THE HIGHEST SINGLE GUST OF WIND WAS ALSO MEASURED
ON THE 23RD WITH A SPEED OF 39 MPH. 

$$
FS SEP 14