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Utqiaġvik August 2015


August's mean monthly temperature for Barrow was 38.1°F, 0.9°F below normal. The highest temperature for the month was 52°F, occurring on both the 2nd and the 25th. The coldest was 26°F on the 20th.

While the 1.69" of precipitation measured for the month was 0.64" above normal; snowfall was a slight 0.1" below normal, with 0.8" recorded. On the 25th, the 0.55" of precipitation measured broke the old record for that day by 0.10" set back in 1946. The average wind speed was 12.4 mph, while the highest was 49 mph, from a westerly direction on the 27th.