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Utqiaġvik August 2013


Barrow was 0.6°F above its long-term with a monthly mean of 39.6°F. The warmest temperature for the month was 63°F, recorded on the 11th. The lowest temperature for the month was a chilly 28°F recorded on the 30th.

Precipitation was heavier than normal; a total of 1.35" was recorded, 29% more than the normal amount of 1.05". A gust of 35 mph was the fastest wind speed for the month, measured on the 6th from an easterly direction, and the average wind speed for the month was 10.2 mph.