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Utqiaġvik February 2017


The mean monthly temperature for Barrow in February was -6.2°F, 8.0°F above the normal of -14.2°F. The highest temperature for the month occurred on the 2nd at 26°F while the lowest was -29°F occurring on the 22nd.

Precipitation was 0.26” higher than normal, with 0.40” measured and 0.14” expected. Snowfall was recorded at 4.9”, 2.3” above normal. The average wind speed was 11.8 mph, while the highest value was 45 mph from an easterly direction on the 25th.