STATION:  NORTHWAY AIRPORT (PAOR), 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
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Avg Max Temp        |  -6.3   8.0  21.6  42.8  57.6  68.8  69.5  64.7  51.6  30.9   5.9  -3.9 |   34.3
Avg Min Temp        | -23.5 -14.7  -9.9  15.8  33.3  44.7  47.4  42.4  31.3  14.3  -9.5 -20.2 |   12.6
Avg Temperature     | -14.9  -3.3   5.9  29.3  45.5  56.7  58.5  53.5  41.5  22.6  -1.8 -12.0 |   23.4
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    33    48    46    74    81    89    85    86    68    68    34    51 |     89
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    11    22    13    27    26    20    03    11    05    02    15    22 |
               -Year|  2004  2008  2005  2003  2002  2004  1998  2005  2002  2003  2004  1999 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|   -60   -60   -50   -27    10    25    35    26    11   -23   -49   -55 |    -60
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    13    09    02    01    03    05    02    19    16    31    26    31 |
               -Year|  2005  2008  2007  2004  2002  2006  2008  1998  2003  2008  2006  1996 |
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Heating Degree Days |  2477  1931  1833  1072   606   255   205   358   706  1315  2003  2388 |  15149
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0     0     0     0     7     3     2     0     0     0     0 |     11
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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   0.9   7.1   7.2   3.8   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |   18.9
    Max Temp <= 32  |  30.9  27.8  24.7   4.4   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.8  17.4  29.9  30.8 |  166.6
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    Min Temp <= 32  |  31.0  28.2  31.0  29.5  14.6   0.6   0.0   1.8  16.2  30.8  30.0  31.0 |  244.9
    Min Temp <= 20  |  31.0  28.2  31.0  17.7   0.8   0.0   0.0   0.0   2.2  20.4  29.5  31.0 |  191.7
    Min Temp  <= 0  |  28.8  23.3  21.9   3.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.7  22.0  29.1 |  132.0
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Avg Dew Point Temp  | -10.3  -3.6   1.0  16.2  30.4  41.8  46.2  43.7  33.4  18.6  -1.4 -10.2 |   17.2
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  -6.6   0.1   7.8  25.1  39.5  49.6  51.8  48.4  37.5  21.1   1.5  -6.5 |   22.4
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.21 30.16 30.20 30.08 30.02 29.94 29.89 29.93 30.05 30.10 30.12 30.23 |  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   0.8   3.0   3.1   0.8   0.2   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    7.8
    Heavy Fog       |   1.3   1.5   0.6   0.3   0.7   0.1   0.5   2.2   2.0   3.3   1.8   1.3 |   15.6
    Fog             |  11.5   7.1   7.1   3.7   5.7   6.7   7.6  10.1   8.5  10.3  10.8   9.5 |   98.6
    Hail            |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.6   0.5   0.1   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    1.3
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PRECIPITATION (In)  |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Average Monthly     |  0.29  0.09  0.09  0.27  0.96  1.85  2.95  1.49  1.24  0.49  0.32  0.29 |  10.34
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  0.79  0.32  0.16  0.53  0.57  1.06  2.79  1.56  0.56  0.69  0.43  0.26 |   2.79
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    Date of Ext-Day |    04    12    02    28    23    05    23    28    07    15    26    30 |
               -Year|  2005  2001  2002  2006  2001  1999  2001  2004  2008  2002  2002  2003 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   5.2   1.9   3.0   3.0   8.8  10.2  14.5  13.2  10.1   7.0   5.6   5.2 |   87.7
    >= 0.10         |   0.6   0.2   0.1   0.7   3.2   4.8   6.6   4.6   4.8   1.3   1.1   0.9 |   29.0
    >= 0.25         |   0.2   0.1   0.0   0.3   1.2   2.5   3.2   2.0   1.7   0.5   0.2   0.1 |   11.8
    >= 0.50         |   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.1   1.1   1.2   0.3   0.1   0.1   0.0   0.0 |    3.1
    >= 1.00         |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.6   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    0.8
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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|   1.1   1.4   3.0   4.0   4.8   4.7   4.0   3.4   3.4   2.7   1.2   1.0 |    2.9
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |   6.4   7.1   9.7  12.1  14.3  14.1  13.0  11.1  10.9   9.0   6.2   5.9 |   10.0
Daily Avg Peak Gust |   8.4   8.9  12.8  16.2  19.2  19.2  17.8  15.3  14.9  11.7   8.1   7.6 |   13.3
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  10.6  12.8  14.4  13.4  17.3  10.7  10.4  10.9  11.5  13.1  10.8  15.9 |   17.3
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    29    21    24    26    29    23    22    21    24    24    20    28 |     29
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    22    11    08    21    01    27    02    15    24    12    04    24 |
               -Year|  2006  2005  2006  2002  2002  2001  2003  2005  2005  2001  2004  2004 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    41    30    37    41    43    36    32    33    37    37    35    43 |     43
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    22    11    08    21    01    17    07    06    24    12    30    24 |
               -Year|  2006  2005  2006  2002  2002  2008  2003  2007  2005  2001  2008  2004 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |   0.6   0.1   0.9   0.9   1.1   0.6   0.2   0.1   0.6   0.4   0.2   0.5 |    6.3
   Peak Gust >=40   |   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.1 |    0.5
   Peak Gust >=50   |   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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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   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 2-Minute >=40|   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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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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