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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KING SALMON, AK
307 PM AKST FRI JAN 2 2015

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...CORRECTED MONTHLY WRITE-UP...

...THE KING SALMON AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              54   12/06/2013
 LOW              -38   12/19/2001
HIGHEST            49   12/30        40       9      54  12/06
LOWEST              8               -18      26     -12  12/16
AVG. MAXIMUM       36.9              26.4    10.5    28.0
AVG. MINIMUM       26.3              10.8    15.5    14.9
MEAN               31.6              18.6    13.0    21.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7                14.9    -7.9    14
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     24                25.1    -1.1    26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 8.4    -8.4     7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM            3.65   1978
 MINIMUM            0.12   1958
TOTALS              1.96              1.23    0.73    1.13
DAILY AVG.          0.06              0.04    0.02    0.04
DAYS >= .01        16                11.7     4.3    14
DAYS >= .10         7                 4.0     3.0     3
DAYS >= .50         0                 0.2    -0.2     0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                 0.0    -0.0     0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        0.47   12/31                      0.31  12/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             28.4   1993
 24 HR TOTAL       11.0   12-03-2006
 SNOW DEPTH        20     12-17-1998
TOTALS              7.5               9.5    -2.0     3.2
SINCE 7/1          11.0              19.9    -8.9    14.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2       0
DAYS >= TRACE      10                15.1    -5.1    12
DAYS >= 1.0         3                 3.1    -0.1     1
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 0.1    -0.1     0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/27                         2  12/21
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   12/31                       2.3  12/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1028              1438    -410    1342
 SINCE 7/1       3779              4813   -1034    4243
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       4
................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     44/100    DATE   12/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     59/100    DATE   12/29

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                     18     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                     10     HAZE                        0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       2
BLOWING SNOW              0


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

&&

...WET AND WARM MONTH FOR THE BRISTOL BAY AREA...

THE MONTH OF DECEMBER WAS AN UNUSUALLY WARM MONTH. HIGH TEMPERATURES
WERE 11 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT ABOVE AVERAGE AND LOW TEMPERATURES 15 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT
ABOVE AVERAGE. THIS WARMER THAN NORMAL MONTH WAS DUE TO A PERSISTENT SOUTHERLY FLOW
ACCOMPANIED BY A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS TRACKING THROUGH THE BRISTOL BAY
AREA. THIS SERIES OF LOWS BROUGHT MOIST WARM AIR ACROSS THE REGION. ALONG WITH
MOIST AIR CAME ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ALSO. PRECIPITATION WAS 0.73
INCHES ABOVE AVERAGE FOR A TOTAL OF 1.96 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION.

NEW RECORDS...
HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE 7TH OF 47 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 45
DEGREES FAHRENHEIT SET IN 2013


$$
AM JAN 15




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