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Utqiaġvik July 2015


July's mean monthly temperature in Barrow was recorded at 40.5°F, 0.4°F colder than normal. The highest temperature for the month was 64°F on the 5th, setting a new record for that day, breaking the old 1940 record by 4°F, while the coldest was 31°F occurring on both the 28th and 30th.

Precipitation was lighter than normal with 0.22" measured, 0.76" lower than normal. Trace amounts of snowfall were recorded for the month as well. The average wind speed was 12.0 mph, while the highest wind speed was 36 mph on the 7th, blowing from a southeasterly direction.