COLD BAY WB AIRPORT, ALASKA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Monthly
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 32.8 32.3 35.1 38.2 44.9 50.8 55.1 56.2 52.5 45.0 39.1 35.5 43.1
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 39.8 38.6 42.2 45.3 51.0 55.2 60.4 59.9 56.1 47.9 43.5 40.9 60.4
Year Highest Occurred 1985 1989 1996 1979 1981 1979 1977 1984 1977 1993 1993 1984 1977
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 24.6 23.5 24.1 31.9 38.2 44.8 51.2 52.7 49.2 42.3 34.2 27.1 23.5
Year Lowest Occurred 2000 1974 1972 1976 1971 1971 1982 1971 1982 1999 1975 1999 1974
Mean Temperature (F) 28.2 27.6 30.0 33.5 39.8 45.9 50.6 51.8 47.8 40.0 34.5 31.0 38.4
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 36.1 35.0 36.8 40.8 44.8 50.6 54.0 55.2 50.1 42.3 38.9 37.5 55.2
Year Highest Occurred 1985 1989 1996 1979 1981 1979 1977 1997 1977 1989 1985 1983 1997
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 19.4 18.7 16.3 26.8 34.3 40.5 46.8 48.5 44.5 36.6 30.0 21.2 16.3
Year Lowest Occurred 2000 1984 1972 1985 1971 1971 1982 1971 1971 1999 1987 1999 1972
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 23.5 22.9 24.9 28.8 34.8 41.1 46.1 47.4 43.0 35.1 29.9 26.5 33.7
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 32.4 31.3 32.0 36.3 38.5 45.9 49.0 50.7 46.1 37.6 35.5 34.8 50.7
Year Highest Occurred 1985 1989 1979 1979 1981 1979 1997 1997 1991 1989 1985 1983 1997
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 14.1 13.7 8.4 21.2 30.4 36.2 42.3 44.3 39.4 30.8 25.2 15.2 8.4
Year Lowest Occurred 2000 1984 1972 1985 1971 1971 1982 1971 1971 1999 1976 1999 1972
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.08 2.59 2.48 2.30 2.65 2.89 2.53 3.59 4.51 4.54 4.79 4.33 40.28
Highest Precipitation (in.) 5.50 7.54 5.56 6.55 5.01 8.35 6.13 6.32 7.77 10.17 12.22 13.94 13.94
Year Highest Occurred 1999 2000 2000 1979 1998 2000 1982 1997 1989 2000 2000 2000 2000
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.60 0.50 0.41 0.21 0.54 0.78 0.45 1.10 1.30 1.43 1.15 1.73 0.21
Year Lowest Occurred 1998 1998 1972 1973 1992 1973 1991 1975 1972 1997 1975 1974 1973
Heating Degree Days (F) 1142. 1048. 1069. 945. 780. 573. 447. 409. 518. 774. 915. 1054. 9674.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0.

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