Monthly Climate Summary - Kotzebue


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CLIMATE REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KOTZEBUE, AK
125 AM AKDT THU SEP 1 2016
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...THE KOTZEBUE WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 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   8/06/1968 
 LOW               26   8/21/1902 
HIGHEST            71   8/12         63       8      65  8/05  
LOWEST             44                35       9      36  8/31  
AVG. MAXIMUM       62.0              56.1     5.9    54.8    
AVG. MINIMUM       51.9              47.3     4.6    47.3   
MEAN               57.0              51.7     5.3    51.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      2                 1.1     0.9     0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                 0.0    -0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            5.18   1951   
 MINIMUM            0.00   1995
TOTALS              1.92              2.18   -0.26    3.99
DAILY AVG.          0.06              0.07   -0.01    0.13
DAYS >= .01        14                11.4     2.6    16
DAYS >= .10         6                 5.0     1.0    10
DAYS >= .50         1                 0.7     0.3     3
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.80   8/19                       1.26  8/25        

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.3   1962
 24 HR TOTAL        0.2   8-31-1962
 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     239               412    -173     425 
 SINCE 7/1        492               738    -246     621
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          5                 0       5      14
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WIND (MPH)                        
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               10.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     31/210    DATE   08/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     37/210    DATE   08/19

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                     15     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       1
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&

AUGUST TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH WITH THE AVERAGE
MAXIMUM OF 62.0 DEGREES BEING 5.9 DEGREES WARMER THAN NORMAL MAXIMUM OF 56.1 
DEGREES.  ONE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE AND THREE TIED MAXIMUM MINIMUM TEMPERATURES 
WERE RECORDED FOR AUGUST. THERE WERE 14 DAYS THAT HAD MEASURABLE RAINFALL TOTALING 
1.92 INCHES HOWEVER WE WERE STILL BELOW THE MONTHLY AVERAGE OF 2.18 INCHES BY 0.26 
INCHES. THERE WERE 13 DAYS WITH FOG AND ONLY 1 OF THOSE DAYS HAD FOG DECREASING 
VISIBILITY TO 1/4 MILE OR LOWER.

$$
SV SEP 16