Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Barrow, AK

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CLMBRW

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BARROW, AK
944 AM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE BARROW WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1915 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              34   3/21/1998
 LOW              -52   3/02/1971
HIGHEST            15   3/03         16      -1      25  3/01
LOWEST            -35               -37       2     -32  3/10
AVG. MAXIMUM       -5.5              -6.1     0.6     1.7
AVG. MINIMUM      -16.5             -19.2     2.7   -11.3
MEAN              -11.0             -12.7     1.7    -4.8
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              0.28              0.09    0.19    0.05
DAILY AVG.          0.01              0.00    0.01    0.00
DAYS >= .01         9                 4.1     4.9     3
DAYS >= .10         1                 0.1     0.9     0
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.10   3/03                       0.02  3/17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             15.8   1963
 24 HR TOTAL        7.0   3-25-1963
 SNOW DEPTH        33     3-31-1929
TOTALS              3.4               2.1     1.3     1.8
SINCE 7/1          46.5              31.0    15.5    44.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                10      -4       7
DAYS >= TRACE      15                16.7    -1.7    23
DAYS >= 1.0         1                 0.3     0.7     0
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   3/31                          8  3/27
 24 HR TOTAL      1.0   3/03                        0.6  3/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2347              2404     -60    2155
 SINCE 7/1      14490             15252    -765   13826
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     36/080    DATE   03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     45/090    DATE   03/31

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                     13     HAZE                        8
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       2
BLOWING SNOW             10


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

REMARKS
     MARCH 2015 WAS THE 24TH WARMEST  12TH WETTEST  AND 18TH SNOWIEST OF RECORD
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RFL APR 15



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