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CXAK58 PABE 011953  
CLMBET  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK  
1152 AM AKDT SUN APR 1 2018  
   
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..THE BETHEL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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 53 03/29/1934  
LOW -39 03/14/1964  
HIGHEST 37 MM MM 26  
LOWEST -6 MM MM -18  
AVG. MAXIMUM 28.6 22.6 6.0 13.7  
AVG. MINIMUM 16.5 7.8 8.7 -2.1  
MEAN 22.6 15.2 7.4 5.8  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 21 21.5 -0.5 31  
DAYS MIN <= 32 31 30.2 0.8 31  
DAYS MIN <= 0 1 10.4 -9.4 21  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM MM MM  
MINIMUM MM MM  
TOTALS 0.51 0.71 -0.20 0.30  
DAILY AVG. 0.02 0.02 0.00 0.01  
DAYS >= .01 13 8.2 4.8 2  
DAYS >= .10 1 2.4 -1.4 1  
DAYS >= .50 0 0.1 -0.1 0  
DAYS >= 1.00 0 0.0 0.0 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 0.10 03/16 TO 03/16 03/31 TO 03/31  
03/31 TO 03/31  
03/31 TO 03/31  
STORM TOTAL MM MM  
(MM/DD(HH)) MM 03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)  
03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)1  
03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)1  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL MM MM  
24 HR TOTAL MM  
SNOW DEPTH MM MM  
TOTALS 5.1 8.2 -3.1 2.9  
SINCE 7/1 34.7 54.0 -19.3 30.3  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 9 7 2 5  
DAYS >= TRACE 18 8.8 9.2 5  
DAYS >= 1.0 1 3.2 -2.2  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 10 03/23 7 03/31  
03/22  
03/21  
24 HR TOTAL 1.0 03/16 TO 03/16 03/31 TO 03/31  
03/31 TO 03/31  
03/31 TO 03/31  
STORM TOTAL MM MM  
(MM/DD(HH)) MM  
 
DEGREE_DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 1310 1544 -234 1825  
SINCE 7/1 8563 10282 -1719 10085  
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 11.3  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 2/187  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 37/250 DATE 03/19  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 46/230 DATE 03/19  
 
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) 86  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 0 RAIN 0  
LIGHT RAIN 1 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 2 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 6  
LIGHT SNOW 15 SLEET 0  
FOG 30 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 11  
HAZE 7  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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