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CXAK58 PABE 011354  
CLMBET  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK  
554 AM AKDT FRI JUN 1 2018  
   
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..THE BETHEL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2018
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2018  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 80 05/31/1993  
LOW -5 05/02/1949  
HIGHEST 64 MM MM 70  
LOWEST 28 MM MM 22  
AVG. MAXIMUM 49.6 50.5 -0.9 55.3  
AVG. MINIMUM 35.5 33.3 2.2 34.3  
MEAN 42.6 41.9 0.7 44.8  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 0 0.7 -0.7 0  
DAYS MIN <= 32 10 12.5 -2.5 10  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.0 0.0 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM MM MM  
MINIMUM MM MM  
TOTALS 1.36 1.14 0.22 2.31  
DAILY AVG. 0.04 0.04 0.00 0.07  
DAYS >= .01 20 11.5 8.5 15  
DAYS >= .10 4 4.0 0.0 9  
DAYS >= .50 0 0.1 -0.1 0  
DAYS >= 1.00 0 0.0 0.0 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 0.34 05/13 TO 05/13 05/24 TO 05/24  
05/25 TO 05/25  
05/25 TO 05/25  
STORM TOTAL MM MM  
(MM/DD(HH)) MM 05/24(00) TO 05/24(00)  
05/25(00) TO 05/25(00)5  
05/25(00) TO 05/25(00)5  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL MM MM  
24 HR TOTAL MM  
SNOW DEPTH MM MM  
TOTALS 1.8 2.1 -0.3 T  
SINCE 7/1 40.4 61.8 -21.4 31.2  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 MM MM 0  
DAYS >= TRACE 5 2.7 2.3 2  
DAYS >= 1.0 1 0.6 0.4  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 1 05/06 0 MM  
24 HR TOTAL 1.0 05/05 TO 05/05 05/25 TO 05/25  
05/25 TO 05/25  
05/25 TO 05/25  
STORM TOTAL MM MM  
(MM/DD(HH)) MM  
 
DEGREE_DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 687 716 -29 619  
SINCE 7/1 10206 12141 -1935 11570  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0 0  
 
FREEZE DATES  
RECORD  
EARLIEST MM  
LATEST MM  
EARLIEST MM  
LATEST MM    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.6  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 1/116  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 30/350 DATE 05/21  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 43/170 DATE 05/12  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.80  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 0  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 12  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 19  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 75  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 0 RAIN 2  
LIGHT RAIN 24 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0  
LIGHT SNOW 8 SLEET 0  
FOG 21 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 5  
HAZE 3  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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