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CXAK57 PAYA 020851
CLMYAK

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE YAKUTAT, AK
1251 AM AKDT WED APR 2 2014

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...THE YAKUTAT AP CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              59   3/22/1998
 LOW              -20   3/08/1972
HIGHEST            47   3/29         48      -1      42  3/02
LOWEST              2                 8      -6       8  3/21
AVG. MAXIMUM       39.7              39.4     0.3    35.6
AVG. MINIMUM       20.2              24.6    -4.4    22.2
MEAN               30.0              31.9    -1.9    28.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2                 2.9    -0.9     6
DAYS MAX >= 80      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MAX >= 70      0                 0.0     0.0     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     29                24.1     4.9    30
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                 0.5    -0.5     0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           37.28   1992
 MINIMUM            2.06   1958
TOTALS              4.05             11.04   -6.99    5.93
DAILY AVG.          0.13              0.33   -0.20    0.19
DAYS >= .01        13                19.3    -6.3    18
DAYS >= .10         6                15.8    -9.8    10
DAYS >= .50         2                 7.4    -5.4     6
DAYS >= 1.0         2                 3.0    -1.0     1
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        1.42   3/08                       1.14  3/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            111.0   1959
 24 HR TOTAL       30.0   3-11-1960
 SNOW DEPTH        96     3-10-2012
TOTALS              7.8              28.4   -20.6    35.3
SINCE 7/1         103.2             144.0   -40.8   151.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      8                13      -5      19
DAYS >= TRACE      12                16.0    -4.0    22
DAYS >= 1.0         3                 7.4    -4.4    11
DAYS >= 6.0         0                 1.1    -1.1     2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12   3/09                         30  3/30
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   3/08                        7.8  3/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1079              1022      57    1111
 SINCE 7/1       6892              7151    -259    7356
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       0
................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED                4.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     29/130    DATE   03/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     54/140    DATE   03/10

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                     11     GLAZE                       0
DRIZZLE                   0     HAIL                        0
SNOW                     12     HAZE                        5
FOG                      18     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.

&&
WELL WHAT IS USUALLY ONE OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW MONTHS TURNED OUT TO BE THE
LIGHTEST OF THE SEASON SO FAR WITH ONLY 7.8 INCHES. ALONG WITH THE LIGHT
SNOWFALL WE ALSO HAD A VERY LIGHT RAINFALL AMOUNT WITH OVER HALF THE MONTH
WITHOUT ANY PRECIPITATION AT ALL.THERE WERE ONLY TWO MAJOR WIND EVENTS ON THE
TENTH AND ON THE TWENTY-FOURTH, WITH THE HIGHEST WIND HITTING US ON THE TENTH AT
54 MPH OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST.  THE TEMPERATURES REPEATEDLY HIT IN THE 40`S THAT
AND THE CLEAR SKIES MANY PEOPLE THOUGHT THAT SPRING HAD HIT EARLY.



$$
DC APR 14





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