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Ketchikan April 2015


Ketchikan observed a monthly mean temperature of 44.2°F, 1.7°F above the long-term mean of 42.5°F. The highest temperature for the month occurred on the 24th, at 60°F, while the lowest was just two days earlier on the 22nd, at 32°F.

April's precipitation was 180% of the 9.38" normally expected, with 16.90" of precipitation measured. Contributing to this heavy amount was the 2.85" that were recorded on the 9th, which broke the 1968 record for that day by 0.75".