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King Salmon February 2015


February for King Salmon was much warmer than normal, with a mean temperature of 26.8°F observed a whopping 8.0°F above the 18.8°F normal. Due to this warmth, three daily records occurred: The high of 45°F on the 20th tied the old record from 2005, then on the 21st, the high of 53°F observed smashed the 1955 record by 7°F, and was also the highest temperature for the month, then on the following day, the 49°F observed broke the 1997 by 3°F. The lowest temperature for the month was -6°F on both the 7th and 8th.

Precipitation was lighter than normal, with 0.27" of precipitation measured, 0.49" below normal. Similarly, snowfall was lighter than normal as well with 2.0" of snow measured, 4.0" below normal. The average wind speed was 11.9 mph, with a highest wind speed of 68 mph blowing from an easterly direction on the 20th.