STATION:  KIVALINA AIRPORT (PAVL), AK

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY.  Period of Record: Jul 1998 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
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Avg Max Temp        |   7.2  10.4   8.7  20.4  36.1  48.9  54.8  54.6  46.3  29.5  16.9  10.4 |   28.7
Avg Min Temp        | -10.6  -6.6  -7.6   4.3  24.1  36.8  44.0  43.4  35.7  19.5   4.8  -4.5 |   15.3
Avg Temperature     |  -1.7   1.9   0.5  12.4  30.1  42.9  49.4  49.0  41.0  24.5  10.9   2.9 |   22.0
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    39    52    34    41    68    96    94    76    65    50    40    39 |     96
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    02    11    06    27    31    29    21    21    05    01    03    11 |
               -Year|  2004  2006  2000  2005  2004  2004  2005  2004  2002  2003  2003  2003 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|   -46   -44   -34   -27    -9    21    33    29    12    -8   -30   -41 |    -46
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    23    07    13    01    02    04    02    29    30    29    30    21 |
               -Year|  2002  1999  1999  2001  2001  1999  2002  2008  2004  2001  2003  2004 |
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Heating Degree Days |  2067  1782  1998  1578  1082   667   487   497   720  1255  1623  1924 |  15681
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0     0     0     0     1     3     0     0     0     0     0 |      5
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.4
    Max Temp >= 75  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.4   0.8   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    1.3
    Max Temp <= 32  |  29.9  25.8  30.6  24.7   9.4   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.7  17.5  28.0  29.5 |  196.1
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    Min Temp <= 32  |  31.0  28.0  31.0  29.9  26.7   6.3   0.0   0.5   9.3  27.2  29.6  31.0 |  250.7
    Min Temp <= 20  |  29.5  26.2  30.2  25.3   8.5   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.6  15.6  25.4  28.7 |  190.0
    Min Temp  <= 0  |  22.6  18.4  22.9  12.7   0.5   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   1.2  12.6  19.8 |  110.7
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Avg Dew Point Temp  |  -5.7  -2.7  -3.9   8.3  25.6  37.0  43.8  43.3  35.7  19.3   6.3  -0.7 |   17.2
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  -0.5   2.3   1.1  12.1  28.6  39.6  46.3  45.5  38.6  23.0  10.3   3.5 |   20.9
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.18 30.11 30.16 30.07 30.03 29.92 29.88 29.99 29.99 30.01 30.03 30.16 |  30.04
(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   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.0
    Heavy Fog       |   3.3   4.0   4.3   4.4   5.7   7.5   5.7   1.7   1.4   0.5   1.8   1.8 |   42.3
    Fog             |  13.9  12.9  12.7  15.5  16.9  17.5  17.4  14.3  11.5  11.7  12.6  12.3 |  169.1
    Hail            |   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
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PRECIPITATION (In)  |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Average Monthly     |  0.34  0.39  0.26  0.51  0.50  0.80  1.48  2.04  1.71  0.88  0.30  0.26 |   9.45
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  0.39  0.72  0.46  0.84  0.58  1.00  0.53  1.18  0.84  0.88  0.40  0.40 |   1.18
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    Date of Ext-Day |    02    19    15    06    06    17    19    16    15    01    20    14 |
               -Year|  2005  2006  2005  2001  2004  2004  1998  2000  2006  2004  2003  2008 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   4.9   5.1   3.8   4.5   5.3   6.8  12.3  13.0  12.1   8.5   6.2   3.7 |   86.2
    >= 0.10         |   1.0   1.3   0.7   1.4   2.0   2.4   5.4   5.2   5.2   2.6   0.8   0.9 |   29.0
    >= 0.25         |   0.3   0.3   0.3   0.6   0.4   1.0   1.9   2.3   2.0   0.8   0.1   0.3 |   10.4
    >= 0.50         |   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.4   1.2   0.5   0.3   0.0   0.0 |    3.1
    >= 1.00         |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.0   0.3   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.4
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
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Daily Avg Wind Speed|  12.0  13.1  12.6  12.3  10.5   9.7  10.6  12.3  12.3  13.5  13.8  13.7 |   12.2
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  23.3  23.6  22.9  22.2  18.6  17.4  19.1  21.6  21.1  22.9  23.7  24.8 |   21.8
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  26.3  26.5  25.5  25.0  20.9  19.5  21.2  24.4  24.1  25.9  26.8  28.1 |   24.5
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  41.1  35.3  45.5  35.9  35.4  30.8  28.4  31.1  32.2  33.1  39.2  38.7 |   45.5
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    49    51    51    48    47    41    39    44    45    49    53    53 |     53
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    04    19    24    07    14    16    03    19    23    18    08    16 |
               -Year|  2003  2006  2001  2007  2005  2006  2005  1998  2005  2004  2005  2005 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    58    60    61    56    54    47    44    53    51    59    62    61 |     62
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    04    19    24    07    14    16    03    19    26    18    27    16 |
               -Year|  2003  2006  2000  2007  2005  2006  2005  1998  1999  2004  2003  2005 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |  12.0  10.3  10.4   8.8   4.4   2.8   3.4   8.2   7.5  10.8  10.9  13.7 |  103.4
   Peak Gust >=40   |   5.5   4.4   3.8   3.4   1.1   0.3   0.6   1.5   1.6   2.5   3.9   5.4 |   34.1
   Peak Gust >=50   |   1.3   0.5   0.8   0.4   0.3   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.2   0.4   0.9   0.9 |    5.8
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   8.6   7.4   7.5   5.6   2.9   1.2   1.9   5.4   4.1   7.6   8.1   0.0 |   60.2
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   2.9   2.0   1.6   1.4   0.6   0.1   0.0   0.2   0.3   0.9   1.1   0.0 |   11.2
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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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