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CXAK59 PAOM 012119
CLMOME

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME, AK
119 PM AKDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE NOME WSO AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1907 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              60   4/27/1940
 LOW              -30   4/07/1968
HIGHEST            45   4/25         41       4      51  4/23
LOWEST             -8   4/1         -10       2      -4  4/08
AVG. MAXIMUM       28.9              27.5     1.4    35.0
AVG. MINIMUM       14.0              13.5     0.5    21.7
MEAN               21.5              20.5     1.0    28.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17                18.9    -1.9    11
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     30                28.5     1.5    21
DAYS MIN <= 0       9                 6.6     2.4     4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            2.15   1961
 MINIMUM            0.00   1928
TOTALS              0.61              0.76   -0.15    0.45
DAILY AVG.          0.02              0.02    0.00    0.02
DAYS >= .01        10                 8.5     1.5     8
DAYS >= .10         3                 2.6     0.4     2
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.21 4/05-4/06                    0.11  4/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             23.3   1961
 24 HR TOTAL        6.7   4-07-2011
 SNOW DEPTH        72     4-02-2009
TOTALS              7.6               7.5     0.1     3.1
SINCE 7/1          59.7              74.0   -14.3    69.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      9                12      -3       4
DAYS >= TRACE      15                15.6    -0.6     6
DAYS >= 1.0         4                 2.8     1.2     1
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.0     0.0     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   4/09                          9  4/01
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8   4/20                        1.3  4/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1300              1335     -35    1093
 SINCE 7/1      11271             12313   -1042   10866
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     32/070    DATE    04/5
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     42/070    DATE    04/5

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                      7     GLAZE                       1
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                     15     HAZE                        0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
BLOWING SNOW              4


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

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...VERY AVERAGE APRIL IN NOME...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL OF 21.5 DEGREES WAS JUST 1 DEGREE
ABOVE NORMAL AND NEARLY 7 DEGREES COOLER THAN LAST YEAR. PRECIPITATION FOR THE
MONTH WAS ALSO NEAR NORMAL WITH .65 INCHES OF WATER EQUIVALENT AS MOST OF THE
PRECIPITATION WAS IN THE FORM OF SNOW. THIS WAS .15 INCHES BELOW NORMAL THOUGH THE
7.6 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS NEARLY NORMAL WITHIN A .10 OF AN INCH OF NORMAL.

APRIL DAILY TEMPERATURES WERE EQUALLY SUMMARIZED WITH 8 DAYS OF 10 DEGREES OR MORE
COLDER THAN NORMAL AND 8 DAYS OF 10 DEGREES OR MORE WARMER THAN NORMAL AND 14 DAYS
OF DAILY TEMPERATURES WITHIN 10 DEGREES OF NORMAL.

$$
JAS MAY 15




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