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CXAK58 PABE 020039
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK                               
336 PM AKST MON JAN 1 2018
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...THE BETHEL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S         
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)      
                                          NORMAL                      
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   12/27/2016                                    
 LOW              -44   12/31/1948                                    
HIGHEST            41                MM      MM       39              
LOWEST             -4                MM      MM      -18              
AVG. MAXIMUM     30.3              16.8    13.5     19.4              
AVG. MINIMUM     19.4               3.9    15.5      7.7              
MEAN             24.8              10.4    14.4     13.5              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              24.1    -7.1       21              
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              29.9    -0.9       31              
DAYS MIN <= 0       3              13.3   -10.3       12              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM                                            
 MINIMUM           MM   MM                                            
TOTALS           1.04              1.12   -0.08     0.76              
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.04   -0.01     0.02              
DAYS >= .01        16              10.6     5.4       10              
DAYS >= .10         4               3.4     0.6        3              
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        0              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   12/19 TO 12/19           12/28 TO 12/29       
                                                          12/28 TO 12/28
                                                          12/28 TO 12/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/29(00) TO 12/29(00)  
                                                 12/28(00) TO 12/28(00)8
                                                 12/28(00) TO 12/28(00)8

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM                                            
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                                 
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM                                            
TOTALS           11.1              11.4    -0.3      7.5              
SINCE 7/1        18.4              29.3   -10.9     11.1              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 7      -4        2              
DAYS >= TRACE      23              10.5    12.5       14              
DAYS >= 1.0         5               3.7     1.3                       
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   12/20                          6  12/03       
                        12/19                                         
                        12/04                                         
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   12/19 TO 12/19           12/28 TO 12/28       
                                                          12/28 TO 12/28
                                                          12/28 TO 12/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                                            

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1236              1694    -458     1589              
 SINCE 7/1       4402              5417   -1015     4817              
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 1/1          6                 4       2       13              

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM                                                      
 LATEST       MM                                                      
EARLIEST                        MM                                    
LATEST                          MM                                    
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              14.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   6/084
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/150    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/150    DATE  12/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     87

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               22     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      2                                           
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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