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CXAK58 PAKN 011953  
CLMAKN  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK  
1152 AM AKDT SUN APR 1 2018  
   
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..THE KING SALMON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1917 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 59 MM  
LOW -10 03/18/2017  
HIGHEST 42 MM MM 48  
LOWEST -2 MM MM -10  
AVG. MAXIMUM 35.1 32.7 2.4 23.0  
AVG. MINIMUM 21.5 15.6 5.9 1.8  
MEAN 28.3 24.1 4.2 12.4  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 10 12.2 -2.2 29  
DAYS MIN <= 32 28 26.9 1.1 31  
DAYS MIN <= 0 1 5.3 -4.3 14  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM MM MM  
MINIMUM MM MM  
TOTALS 3.44 0.70 2.74 0.05  
DAILY AVG. 0.11 0.02 0.09 0.00  
DAYS >= .01 19 9.1 9.9 2  
DAYS >= .10 6 2.5 3.5 0  
DAYS >= .50 1 0.1 0.9 0  
DAYS >= 1.00 1 0.0 1.0 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 2.23 03/08 TO 03/08 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 21.8 6.4 15.4 0.4  
SINCE 7/1 45.7 41.9 3.8 23.1  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 6 2 4 0  
DAYS >= TRACE 17 7.8 9.2 2  
DAYS >= 1.0 5 2.5 2.5  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 18 03/09 1 03/31  
24 HR TOTAL 12.3 03/08 TO 03/08 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 1135 1266 -131 1624  
SINCE 7/1 7621 8886 -1265 8757  
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 8.3  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 1/237  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 31/160 DATE 03/12  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 44/310 DATE 03/08  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.70  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 7  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 6  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 18  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 80  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 0 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 0 RAIN 0  
LIGHT RAIN 7 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 1 SNOW 2  
LIGHT SNOW 18 SLEET 0  
FOG 22 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 6  
HAZE 6  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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