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Kodiak September 2015


Kodiak's September mean monthly temperature was 0.9°F warmer than normal, with 50.3°F observed and 49.4°F expected. The highest temperature for the month was 66°F on the first of the month, while the coldest was 29°F on the 24th. The high of 60°F on the 25th tied the daily record set just the year before. One new daily high temperature was set, with 64°F observed on the 27th breaking the 1970 record for that day by 2°F, and just three days prior the 29 °F observed broke the minimum temperature record for that day by 1°F, set back in 1992.

Precipitation was much lower than normal, with 2.16" measured, 5.19" below the expected 7.35". Snowfall, however, was slightly higher than normal with 0.6" measured, and none expected. All of this snow fell on the 29th, which also set a record for that day. The average wind speed was 8.2 mph with a highest wind speed of 54 mph occurred on the 29th from a northwesterly direction.