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Utqiaġvik August 2014


Highlights

Barrow’s monthly mean temperature for August was 1.3°F below normal, a mean of 37.7°F recorded. The highest temperature for the month was recorded toward the end of the month, on the 22nd, at 57°F, while the lowest occurred on the 29th, at 27°F.

Only 432% of the expected precipitation fell, with 0.45” observed. Snowfall was also less than normal, with 0.5” of snow recorded for the month, 0.4” less than normal. The fastest wind speed for the month was 43 mph from a northeasterly direction on the 7th, while the average wind speed was 14.6 for August