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Utqiaġvik April 2016


April's mean monthly temperature for Barrow was 10.3°F, 8.5°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 29°F occurring on the 28th, 29th, and 30th. The lowest temperature was -22°F on the 1st.

Precipitation was lighter than normal, with 0.07" measured and 0.16" expected. Snowfall was recorded at 1.2", 2.0" below normal. The highest wind speed was 47 mph on the 10th from an easterly direction. The average wind speed was 18.2 mph.