724  
CXAK58 PACD 011953  
CLMCDB  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK  
1152 AM AKDT SUN APR 1 2018  
   
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..THE COLD BAY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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 56 03/02/1974  
LOW -13 03/12/1971  
HIGHEST 49 MM MM 43  
LOWEST 19 MM MM 9  
AVG. MAXIMUM 40.8 35.1 5.7 34.5  
AVG. MINIMUM 29.1 25.1 4.0 17.9  
MEAN 34.9 30.1 4.8 26.2  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 2 8.6 -6.6 8  
DAYS MIN <= 32 21 23.7 -2.7 31  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.1 -0.1 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM MM MM  
MINIMUM MM MM  
TOTALS 2.62 2.70 -0.08 0.04  
DAILY AVG. 0.08 0.09 -0.01 0.00  
DAYS >= .01 18 19.5 -1.5 2  
DAYS >= .10 10 8.0 2.0 0  
DAYS >= .50 0 1.0 -1.0 0  
DAYS >= 1.00 0 0.1 -0.1 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 0.45 03/06 TO 03/06 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 6.2 13.0 -6.8 0.3  
SINCE 7/1 41.4 65.2 -23.8 36.9  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 3 -3 0  
DAYS >= TRACE 10 14.2 -4.2 4  
DAYS >= 1.0 4 4.2 -0.2  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 3 03/11 0 MM  
24 HR TOTAL 1.4 03/09 TO 03/09 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 924 1082 -158 1196  
SINCE 7/1 6467 7300 -833 6756  
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 15.5  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 4/212  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 55/150 DATE 03/01  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 64/150 DATE 03/01  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.70  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 3  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 10  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 18  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 84  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 0 RAIN 4  
LIGHT RAIN 17 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 4 SNOW 7  
LIGHT SNOW 14 SLEET 0  
FOG 21 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 5  
HAZE 4  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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