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Utqiaġvik July 2013


Barrow was 3.5°F above its long-term mean of 40.9°F, with a monthly mean of 44.4°F. The warmest temperature for the month was 64°F, recorded on the 21st, setting a new record for the day, topping the old record of 62°F from 2002. The lowest temperature for the month was a chilly 30°F, recorded on the 10th.

Precipitation was heavier than normal, a total of 1.68" was recorded, 71% more than the normal amount of 0.98". A gust of 37 mph was the fastest wind speed for the month, recorded on the 28th from a southwesterly direction, and the average wind speed was 12.2 mph for the month.