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CXAK59 PABR 081934
CLMBRW

CLIMATE REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BARROW, AK
1134 AM AKDT TUE APR 8 2014
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...THE BARROW WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1915 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR\'S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              34   3/21/1998 
 LOW              -52   3/02/1971 
HIGHEST            25   3/01         16       9      12  3/11  
LOWEST            -32               -37       5     -34  3/23  
AVG. MAXIMUM        1.7              -6.1     7.8    -1.6    
AVG. MINIMUM      -11.3             -19.2     7.9   -13.1   
MEAN               -4.8             -12.7     7.9    -7.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31                31.0     0.0    31
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     31                31.0     0.0    31
DAYS MIN <= 0      30                29.6     0.4    30

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            1.49   1963   
 MINIMUM            0.00   1928
TOTALS              0.05              0.09   -0.04    0.50
DAILY AVG.          0.00              0.00    0.00    0.02
DAYS >= .01         3                 4.1    -1.1     8
DAYS >= .10         0                 0.1    -0.1     2
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.02   3/17                       0.27  3/26        

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             15.8   1963
 24 HR TOTAL        7.0   3-25-1963
 SNOW DEPTH        33     3-31-1929    
TOTALS              1.8               2.1    -0.3     7.9   
SINCE 7/1          44.4              31.0    13.4    51.9   
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      7                10      -2       6
DAYS >= TRACE      23                16.7     6.3    22
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.3    -0.3     2
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   3/27                          8  3/27  
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   3/17                        3.1  3/26  

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2155              2404    -249    2234 
 SINCE 7/1      13826             15252   -1426   14211
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     23/270    DATE    03/2
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     28/270    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                     22     HAZE                        8
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       5
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&

NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER EVENTS OCCURRED IN BARROW DURING MARCH.  
MARCH WAS THE THIRD WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD OUT OFF 99 YEARS
OF RECORDS WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF -4.8F.  

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*** APR 14