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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLD BAY, AK
331 AM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE COLD BAY AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              56   3/02/1974
 LOW              -13   3/12/1971
HIGHEST            46   3/27         44       2      46  3/27
LOWEST              7                10      -3      10  3/15
AVG. MAXIMUM       39.3              35.1     4.2    38.9
AVG. MINIMUM       29.3              25.1     4.2    28.2
MEAN               34.3              30.1     4.2    33.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5                 8.8    -3.8     4
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     19                24.2    -5.2    18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.3    -0.3     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            7.13   2012
 MINIMUM            0.41   1972
TOTALS              3.15              2.70    0.45    1.39
DAILY AVG.          0.10              0.09    0.01    0.04
DAYS >= .01        24                19.5     4.5    18
DAYS >= .10        10                 8.0     2.0     5
DAYS >= .50         1                 1.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.78   3/14                       0.33  3/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             44.5   1999
 24 HR TOTAL        7.9   3-29-2012
 SNOW DEPTH        32     3-18-1999
TOTALS              5.6              12.9    -7.3     6.8
SINCE 7/1          14.3              66.8   -52.5    35.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 1      -1       0
DAYS >= TRACE      14                23.2    -9.2    20
DAYS >= 1.0         1                 4.1    -3.1     2
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   3/14                          4  3/15
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   3/14                        1.4  3/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     942              1079    -137     964
 SINCE 7/1       6315              7303    -988    6108
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               14.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     47/110    DATE   03/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     63/110    DATE   03/17

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                 1
RAIN                     24     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   2     HAIL                        0
SNOW                     13     HAZE                        0
FOG                      24     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.

&&

...MARCH WARMER WITH MORE PRECIPITATION THAN NORMAL...

TEMPERATURES...THE MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH WERE
WARMER THAN NORMAL BY FOUR DEGREES. THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS
ONE DEGREE WARMER THAN LAST YEAR. THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS ONE
DEGREE COLDER THAN LAST YEAR.

PRECIPITATION...MARCH PRECIPITATION TOTALS OF 3.15 INCHES WERE 0.45
INCHES HIGHER THAN NORMAL...AND 1.76 INCHES HIGHER THAN LAST YEARS
TOTAL OF 1.39 INCHES.

SNOW...MARCH SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 5.6 INCHES WERE 7.3 INCHES LOWER
THAN NORMAL AND 1.2 INCHES LOWER THAN LAST YEAR.

RECORDS...ONE 1964 SNOWFALL RECORD OF 3.0 INCHES WAS TIED ON MARCH
FOURTEENTH.

$$
KH APR 15



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