Monthly Climate Summary - McGrath


CXAK59 PAMC 011702
CLMMCG

CLIMATE REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MCGRATH, AK
902 AM AKDT THU SEP 1 2016
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...THE MCGRATH AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1940 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              89   8/21/1977 
 LOW               25   8/28/1984 
HIGHEST            75   8/17         73       2      84  8/04  
LOWEST             38                31       7      34  8/24  
AVG. MAXIMUM       67.0              63.4     3.6    61.8    
AVG. MINIMUM       51.5              45.8     5.7    47.0   
MEAN               59.2              54.6     4.6    54.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.9    -0.9     1
DAYS MAX >= 70     11                 5.9     5.1     5
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                 0.9    -0.9     0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            6.26   1945   
 MINIMUM            0.80   1968
TOTALS              3.77              2.80    0.97    2.74
DAILY AVG.          0.12              0.09    0.03    0.09
DAYS >= .01        19                15.9     3.1    16
DAYS >= .10        11                 8.0     3.0     6
DAYS >= .50         3                 1.1     1.9     2
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.87   8/21                       0.72  8/25        

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.9   1998
 24 HR TOTAL        0.9   8-26-1998
 SNOW DEPTH         0     8-31-2016    
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    

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     172               325    -153     325 
 SINCE 7/1        307               497    -190    1095
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       5
 SINCE 1/1         28                16      12      31
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WIND (MPH)                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                4.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     20/190    DATE   08/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     29/190    DATE   08/20

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     ICE PELLETS                 0
RAIN                     21     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        0
FOG                      16     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.

&&

AUGUST CONTINUED TO TREND OF HIGHER THAN NORM TEMPERATURES...WITH ONE BROKEN HIGH 
TEMPERATURE RECORD ON AUG 31 CAPPING OFF THE MONTH...PRECIPITATION TREND HAS ALSO 
CONTINUED THROUGH THIS MONTH PRODUCING 3.77 FOR THE MONTH...WELL OVER THE NORM OF 
2.80...AUGUST CONTINUED THE TREND OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND RAINFALL.

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SBY SEP 16