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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KING SALMON, AK
1158 AM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

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...THE KING SALMON AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1917 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   9/03/1974
 LOW               15   9/22/2003
HIGHEST            68   9/10         64       4      70  9/01
LOWEST             24                23       1      24  9/24
AVG. MAXIMUM       60.1              55.5     4.6    55.0
AVG. MINIMUM       41.6              39.7     1.9    38.9
MEAN               50.9              47.6     3.3    47.0
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      0                 0.1    -0.1     1
DAYS MIN <= 32      9                 5.6     3.4     9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.0     0.0     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            7.30   1961
 MINIMUM            0.89   1984
TOTALS              3.37              3.19    0.18    2.08
DAILY AVG.          0.11              0.11    0.00    0.07
DAYS >= .01        15                16.9    -1.9    15
DAYS >= .10         7                 9.0    -2.0     6
DAYS >= .50         2                 1.3     0.7     0
DAYS >= 1.0         1                 0.2     0.8     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        1.27   9/04                       0.49  9/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              0.8   2004
 24 HR TOTAL        0.6   9-20-1956
 SNOW DEPTH         1     9-29-1981
TOTALS              0.0               0.1    -0.1     0.0
SINCE 7/1           0.0               0.0     0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0       0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                 0.8    -0.8     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     414               523    -109     534
 SINCE 7/1        888              1135    -247    1037
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       4
................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     35/150    DATE   09/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     45/170    DATE   09/12

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                     17     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                      0     HAZE                        0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       5
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&

...WARM & WET SEPTEMBER FOR THE BRISTOL BAY AREA...

TEMPERATURES REMAINED ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE FIRST FEW WEEKS OF THE
MONTH IN THE BRISTOL BAY AREA. THE AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 50.9 DEGREES...3.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE
DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 60.1 DEGREES WHILE THE AVERAGE DAILY
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS 41.6. THE HIGHEST RECORDED TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH OCCURRED ON THE 10TH WITH 68 DEGREES. A BRISK TEMPERATURE
OF 24 DEGREES WAS RECORDED ON THE 23RD FOR THE MONTHLY LOW. HIGH
PRESSURE PREVAILED AFTER THE 20TH WHICH CONTRIBUTED TO COOLER THAN
NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURES TO FINISH OUT THE MONTH.

THE REGION EXPERIENCED HIGHER THAN AVERAGE RAINFALL DURING THE FIRST
FEW WEEKS OF THE MONTH. A TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNT OF 3.37 INCHES WAS
MEASURED AT KING SALMON FOR THE MONTH. THIS IS 0.18 INCHES HIGHER
THAN THE SEPTEMBER AVERAGE OF 3.19 INCHES. NO PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED FROM SEPTEMBER 21ST THROUGH THE 30TH. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR
PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER WAS BETWEEN THE 4TH & THE 5TH. 1.36 INCHES OF
RAIN WAS RECORDED DURING THAT TIME. A NEW RECORD FOR RAINFALL WAS
SET ON THE 4TH WITH AN AMOUNT OF 1.27 INCHES. THIS REPLACED THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 1.05 INCHES...SET IN 1929.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 8.0 MPH. THE HIGHEST
SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON THE 13TH WITH A SOUTH WIND TO 35 MPH.
THE HIGHEST GUST MEASURED DURING THE MONTH OCCURRED ON THE 12TH
WITH A SPEED OF 45 MPH...ALSO FROM THE SOUTH.

$$
FS OCT 14





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