Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Kotzebue, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
232 AM AKDT THU SEP 01 2022

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...THE KOTZEBUE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1920 TO 2022

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   08/06/1968
 LOW              28   08/30/1929
HIGHEST           66   08/03         MM      MM       80  08/04
LOWEST            38   08/16         MM      MM       35  08/27
                       08/29
                       08/30
AVG. MAXIMUM    53.3               57.8    -4.5     53.5
AVG. MINIMUM    44.8               48.9    -4.1     45.6
MEAN            49.1               53.4    -4.3     49.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0                0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        5.26   1998
 MINIMUM        0.02
TOTALS          1.83               2.13   -0.30     2.81
DAILY AVG.      0.06               0.07   -0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01       14               13.5     0.5       16
DAYS >= .10        6                6.2    -0.2        8
DAYS >= .50        0                0.9    -0.9        2
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.60   08/07 TO 08/08               0.70


DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    485                363     122      478
 SINCE 7/1       884                628     256       MM
COOLING TOTAL      0                  2      -2        6
 SINCE 1/1         0                  9      -9       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/310    DATE  08/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/310    DATE  08/06

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.64
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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