STATION:  KENAI MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (PAEN), AK

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY.  Period of Record: Jul 1996 to Dec 2008

Summaries based on unedited daily ASOS data.  Errors may be present.

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TEMPERATURE (F)     |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Avg Max Temp        |  22.7  29.7  32.8  44.2  55.0  61.2  63.9  63.5  56.2  43.5  30.2  25.0 |   44.0
Avg Min Temp        |   6.6  13.0  14.6  27.1  35.6  43.2  48.8  45.5  39.0  28.6  15.3   9.4 |   27.2
Avg Temperature     |  14.7  21.4  23.7  35.7  45.3  52.2  56.3  54.5  47.6  36.0  22.8  17.2 |   35.6
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    47    52    47    69    79    84    82    83    69    63    54    48 |     84
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    29    01    07    28    27    26    08    16    04    01    04    03 |
               -Year|  2007  2007  2005  2005  2006  2004  2003  2004  1996  2003  2002  2002 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|   -34   -37   -16   -10    20    26    34    27    19   -10   -17   -31 |    -37
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    07    08    09    01    05    17    28    23    30    27    16    17 |
               -Year|  1997  1999  1999  2004  2001  2008  1999  2000  2000  2001  2003  2001 |
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Heating Degree Days |  1560  1233  1280   880   611   383   268   327   523   897  1267  1481 |  10711
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0 |      0
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.0
    Max Temp >= 75  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.6   0.9   1.1   1.3   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    3.8
    Max Temp <= 32  |  23.2  14.8  14.0   1.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   2.6  17.2  22.2 |   95.3
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    Min Temp <= 32  |  30.3  26.5  29.8  22.2   9.9   0.9   0.0   0.7   6.5  19.4  27.1  30.1 |  203.5
    Min Temp <= 20  |  23.1  17.0  19.1   4.7   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.4   5.4  17.4  21.2 |  108.3
    Min Temp  <= 0  |  11.1   6.1   5.0   0.4   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.6   5.2   9.2 |   37.6
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Avg Dew Point Temp  |  11.4  16.9  15.8  26.3  34.8  43.1  49.6  49.0  40.9  30.6  18.7  14.8 |   29.3
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  15.3  20.9  22.3  32.5  41.3  48.1  52.9  52.0  44.9  34.1  22.6  18.4 |   33.8
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.23 30.13 30.19 30.07 30.02 29.98 29.94 29.97 30.00 30.08 30.07 30.27 |  30.08
(Inches of Mercury) |                                                                         |
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WEATHER             |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
See disclaimer below|                                                                         |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Thunderstorms   |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.3
    Heavy Fog       |   3.8   2.8   1.8   0.5   1.1   1.7   1.2   2.7   1.6   1.4   3.2   2.5 |   24.2
    Fog             |  11.6  10.8   8.8   5.7   6.7   7.9   8.4  13.4  11.7  12.0  11.0  11.2 |  119.1
    Hail            |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.1
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PRECIPITATION (In)  |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Average Monthly     |  0.90  0.69  0.45  0.82  0.70  1.17  1.80  2.41  3.38  2.60  1.16  1.27 |  17.36
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  0.98  0.72  0.82  0.73  0.61  0.79  0.86  1.30  1.71  1.58  0.77  1.86 |   1.86
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    Date of Ext-Day |    20    08    29    14    22    07    16    06    24    17    01    21 |
               -Year|  2008  2003  1999  1998  1999  1998  2000  1999  2002  1999  1998  1999 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   8.5   7.5   5.8   6.3   7.3  10.7  13.2  14.9  15.8  15.4  10.5  11.0 |  126.8
    >= 0.10         |   2.8   2.8   1.1   2.2   2.2   4.0   5.5   6.9   9.0   7.0   4.0   3.8 |   51.1
    >= 0.25         |   1.0   0.7   0.3   1.0   0.7   1.5   2.7   3.2   4.2   3.2   1.3   0.9 |   20.6
    >= 0.50         |   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.4   0.3   0.2   0.5   1.1   2.2   1.0   0.3   0.2 |    6.7
    >= 1.00         |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.2   0.3   0.0   0.2 |    0.8
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|   7.1   7.8   8.6   8.0   8.6   8.4   7.9   6.4   7.2   7.0   7.2   7.8 |    7.7
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  16.2  17.0  18.4  17.4  17.9  17.2  15.9  14.8  16.4  16.1  16.5  17.5 |   16.8
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  19.5  20.5  22.3  21.2  21.8  21.1  19.4  18.0  20.3  20.0  20.3  21.7 |   20.5
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  21.9  23.4  29.4  21.0  23.6  17.6  20.1  21.1  25.8  19.3  22.3  28.1 |   29.4
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    41    40    43    37    37    29    33    36    40    38    46    45 |     46
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    22    02    12    30    01    04    02    05    22    07    13    08 |
               -Year|  2006  2000  2003  2002  2001  2007  2003  2007  1999  2002  2006  2008 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    47    53    56    44    43    36    43    46    48    48    62    53 |     62
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    22    02    12    30    01    09    02    05    22    07    13    08 |
               -Year|  2006  2000  2003  2002  2001  2006  2003  2007  1999  2002  2006  2008 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   6.0   6.0   7.1   4.5   2.5   2.0   1.9   1.9   4.2   4.8   5.7   7.5 |   54.2
   Peak Gust >=40   |   1.1   1.3   1.8   0.3   0.2   0.0   0.1   0.4   0.3   0.4   1.2   1.7 |    8.9
   Peak Gust >=50   |   0.0   0.1   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.2 |    0.6
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   2.1   2.3   3.3   0.7   0.3   0.0   0.4   0.7   0.6   0.8   1.9   0.0 |   13.2
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.2   0.0 |    0.7
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Observations of WEATHER may me innacurate due to early ASOS inconsistancies.  Average days
with Thunderstorms may be low due to early mis-detection.

Heavy Fog = Visibility less than or equal to 1/4 mile.
Fog = Visibility greater than 1/4 mile or less than 7 miles.
Peak Gust = Maximum 5-second average.
Snowfall data not observed at ASOS stations.

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