COLD BAY WB AIRPORT, ALASKA

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 33.1 32.0 34.8 37.9 44.4 50.4 55.1 55.9 52.2 44.3 38.9 35.3 42.9
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 39.8 38.6 40.5 45.3 51.0 55.2 60.4 59.9 56.1 47.6 42.9 40.9 45.3
Year Highest Occurred 1985 1989 1981 1979 1981 1979 1977 1984 1977 1986 1967 1984 1979
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 26.5 23.5 24.1 31.9 38.2 44.8 51.2 52.6 49.1 38.5 33.3 31.0 39.5
Year Lowest Occurred 1970 1974 1972 1976 1971 1971 1982 1966 1966 1966 1963 1961 1971
Mean Temperature (F) 28.6 27.4 29.9 33.3 39.6 45.7 50.5 51.5 47.7 39.6 34.4 31.0 38.3
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 36.1 35.0 35.9 40.8 44.8 50.6 54.0 54.7 50.2 42.9 38.9 37.5 40.9
Year Highest Occurred 1985 1989 1981 1979 1981 1979 1977 1984 1969 1969 1985 1983 1979
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 22.1 18.7 16.3 26.8 34.3 40.5 46.8 48.5 44.5 33.9 28.4 26.3 34.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1971 1984 1972 1985 1971 1971 1982 1971 1971 1966 1963 1961 1971
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 24.1 22.8 25.0 28.6 34.8 40.9 46.0 47.1 43.2 34.8 29.9 26.6 33.7
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 32.4 31.3 32.2 36.3 38.5 45.9 48.7 49.7 46.0 39.0 35.5 34.8 36.4
Year Highest Occurred 1985 1989 1965 1979 1981 1979 1969 1974 1986 1969 1985 1983 1979
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 15.9 13.7 8.4 21.2 30.4 36.2 42.3 44.1 39.4 29.3 23.5 21.5 29.7
Year Lowest Occurred 1989 1984 1972 1985 1971 1971 1982 1964 1971 1966 1963 1974 1971
Mean Precipitation (in.) 2.84 2.27 2.16 1.97 2.29 2.10 2.52 3.24 4.41 4.34 4.19 3.67 36.00
Highest Precipitation (in.) 5.41 4.93 4.70 6.55 4.92 6.67 6.13 5.73 9.79 8.02 7.72 7.31 53.15
Year Highest Occurred 1982 1975 1977 1979 1979 1971 1982 1981 1965 1968 1985 1983 1978
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.21 0.43 0.41 0.21 0.62 0.12 0.99 1.10 1.30 1.88 1.15 1.02 23.41
Year Lowest Occurred 1965 1963 1972 1973 1967 1962 1968 1975 1972 1961 1975 1962 1961
Heating Degree Days (F) 1128. 1053. 1088. 951. 787. 579. 450. 419. 519. 787. 918. 1054. 9733.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0.

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