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Utqiaġvik February 2014


Highlights

The February mean temperature for Barrow was -7.0°F, a whole 7.2°F above the normal of -14.2°F. The highest temperature for the month was observed on the 1st, at 26°F, breaking the previous record set in 1948 by 1°F. The lowest temperature recorded for the month was -36°F, occurring on both the 19th and the 20th.

Precipitation for February was 0.19"; just 0.05" above normal and 2.2" of snow was recorded, 0.4" less than normal. The greatest wind speed was 45 mph from a northwesterly direction, on the 6th. The average wind speed was 12.3 mph.