MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for JANUARY 2008

DATA | STATISTICS | GRAPHS | CONDITIONS

CONDITIONS DAY of Month: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

                     
NAME: 3270 Nowell   CITY: West Juneau   STATE: Alaska 
ELEV:    97 ft  LAT: 58 17' 33" N  LONG: 134 25' 37" W


TEMPERATURE (F), RAIN  (in), WIND SPEED (mph), SNOW (in). Snowfall from 21:00 - 21:00, all others Midnight to Midnight.

                                      HEAT  COOL        AVG                      WIND       SNOW        
    MEAN                              DEG   DEG         WIND                DOM  RUN        ON(1)       
DAY TEMP  HIGH   TIME   LOW    TIME   DAYS  DAYS  RAIN  SPEED HIGH   TIME   DIR  (mi)  SNOW GRND WEATHER
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 1  34.3  37.9   3:10a  32.4   3:15p  30.7   0.0  0.19   7.0  40.0  12:20a  ENE 167.11  2.4   4" WNDY Cld/VryLtSn-FinSn-Sn-XtrmLtSn-LtRn/Rn-Sn/Spr-Sn
 2  34.0  36.5  11:30p  32.7  11:30a  31.0   0.0  0.83   2.0  17.0   4:35p  SSE  47.35  1.0 MISS Cldy/Sn/Rn-Sn/LtSn/VryLtSn-Rn/Rn-Sn/Snow/LtRn-Rn 
 3  34.4  36.6  12:05a  29.4  11:45p  30.6   0.0  0.33   2.0  20.0  12:15a  SSE  48.70  0.0   3" Brzy Cld/Rn-LtRn-Spr-Mst/Sn-Rn/Driz Brks DecrCld Clr
 4  25.0  32.4  12:00m  21.3   7:30p  40.0   0.0  0.00   0.8  17.0  11:00p  WSW  18.25  0.0   3" Clr Frst VarPCldClr PCld MCld-ThinVrThinCld PCld Clr
 5  31.3  34.6   1:45a  27.9  10:00p  33.7   0.0  0.00   3.7  29.0   1:40a    E  89.12  0.0   3" Aurora M/PCld ThinClds MCld Cld P/MOvcst Cld-ThinCld
 6  30.7  34.1   8:20p  28.1  12:40a  34.3   0.0 TRACE   0.3   9.0   8:15p  SSE   7.12  0.3   3" Cld HntsBlue/OccLtSn SmBrks PCld Cld SnPell Cld/MCld
 7  31.7  35.8  11:15a  27.8   9:20p  33.3   0.0 TRACE   1.1  14.0  11:15p  SSE  25.38 TRCE MISS VarM-PCld SnPell Brkn VarPCld-MCld Cld PCld Cld/MCld
 8  32.8  35.2   3:40a  27.0  12:35a  32.2   0.0 TRACE   5.9  31.0   5:40p    E 140.43  0.0 MISS MCld-Ovcst Wndy Cld MCld SmBrk Cld Cld/XtmLt-VryLtSn
 9  30.9  32.2   1:55p  28.7  12:40a  34.1   0.0  0.24   0.4  11.0  10:25a  SSE  10.52* 4.6   7" Cld/Sn-VryLtSn-ExtrmLtSn SnShwrs Cloudy
10  25.9  30.1  12:05a  22.1  10:05a  39.1   0.0  0.00   0.4   7.0  10:30a    W  10.00  0.0   7" Cld PCld-Clr MClr Clr PCld MCld Cld-Brks PCld-Clr Cd 
11  29.6  32.4  10:10p  26.6  12:05a  35.4   0.0  0.02   0.1   7.0  11:40a    E   1.76  0.9   7" Cld/Sn M/POvcst Cld-FiltBrks Cld/Sn-Lt-VryLtSn Cld
12  34.5  37.6   6:45p  31.3  12:05a  30.5   0.0  0.60   2.5  26.0   5:50a  SSE  59.34  0.4   6" Cld/Sn Brzy Cld/VarSn-Rn/Sn/Rn-Sn Cld/Rn-Spr-LtRn-Rn
13  31.9  35.0   8:05p  30.0   1:35p  33.1   0.0  0.33   3.8  35.0   2:30p    E  89.79  3.8   9" Cld/OccLt-VrLtSn Cld Cld/Sn Brz-Wndy Cld/Sn-Rn/R-S/S
14  30.0  33.1  12:05a  27.8   8:55a  35.0   0.0  0.02   0.2   9.0  12:15p    S   4.31+ 0.8   9" Sn-Rn/Sn PCld MCld-Cld-Brks/OccLtSn-SnPell SnShr Cld
15  32.7  35.5  11:05p  28.4  12:05a  32.3   0.0  0.70   1.7  14.0   7:45p  SSE  39.91  3.4  11" Cld Cld/VryLtSn-Sn-VryLtRn/LtRn-Drizz/Rn/Sn-Rn/Rn-Sn
16  36.8  37.9   5:40p  34.9   5:35a  28.2   0.0  1.08   1.8  17.0   5:15p  SSE  43.25  0.0   7" Cld/Rn Cld/LtRn-Spr Cld Cld/VrLtMst-Spr-LtRn Cld Spr
17  36.2  38.8  12:50p  32.5   9:55p  28.8   0.0  0.57   0.6  11.0  11:40p  SSE  14.09  0.1 MISS Cld OccHintsBrks/OccSpr Cld/Spr-LtRn-Rn Cld/Rn-Sn/Sn
18  36.8  39.1   9:35a  34.3  12:05a  28.2   0.0  1.61   1.8  15.0   2:00a  SSE  42.32  0.4   5" Cld/Sn-Rn-HvyRn Ovcst-MoonPartlyVis/LtRn-Spr-LtDrizz
19  31.1  35.5   3:10p  27.2  10:20p  33.9   0.0  0.00   1.4  13.0   3:55p    W  34.43  0.0   5" DecrCld Clr PtchyFog SnBlowOnMtns PCld MClr/PCld Clr
20  24.6  28.4   1:55a  20.0  11:35p  40.4   0.0  0.00   0.8   8.0   1:45a FRZN  18.41  0.0   5" Clear Frosty
21  24.6  28.8   1:50p  19.5   1:20a  40.4   0.0  0.00   0.7   9.0  11:00a FRZN  16.17  0.0   5" LowClds-ClrAbove BrfXtrmLtSn Cld Cld-ThinClds M/PCld
22  27.6  31.8  11:45p  23.0  12:05a  37.4   0.0  0.01   0.5   9.0   8:45p FRZN  11.82  0.2   5" LoCd HntsBlu Cd/OcLtSn FrzDrz-SnGrn Cd Cd/VryLtSn-Sn
23  32.2  33.5  12:15p  29.3  11:50p  32.8   0.0 TRACE   0.9  11.0   7:40p  WSW  20.35  0.1   5" Cld/Sn-Mst Cd-LoCd/OccHntsBlu&Brks PCld-Cld PCld-Clr
24  24.8  29.3  12:05a  18.9   8:55p  40.2   0.0  0.00   2.4  16.0   7:45a FRZN  57.46  0.0   5" DecrCld Clr PCld-Thin-VryThinClds MClr PCld MCld Cld
25  30.3  33.8   7:55p  23.3  12:05a  34.7   0.0  0.71   2.0  16.0   4:15p  SSE  47.32  5.8  10" Cldy Cld/Snow Cld/Sn-Rn/Rn-Sn/LtRn Cld/Sn
26  19.2  31.5  12:05a   6.9  11:00p  45.8   0.0  0.06  FRZN  FRZN   6:30a FRZN   FRZN  3.0  13" Cld/Sn Cld/XtrmLtFineSn WndyPrtsMnlnd MCld/XtrLtFnSn
27   6.2   7.9  11:15a   1.3   6:25p  58.8   0.0  0.00   3.4  39.0   5:45a  ENE  80.43+ 0.0  11" MCld PCld Clr Brz-Windy VeryWindyMnlnd-ThenWindy
28   4.9   9.2  11:50a  -1.8   7:25a  60.1   0.0  0.00   0.6  16.0  12:05a FRZN  13.46  0.0  11" Clr Thn-VryThnCld-Hz P/MCld Cld P/MCld PCld Cld MCld
29  10.2  13.1  12:20p   6.3   8:05p  54.8   0.0  0.00   2.5  24.0   2:35p  ENE  60.81  0.0 MISS PCld-MCldwithThn-VryThnClds Lt-BrzWnd MClr-PCld MCld
30   9.5  14.1   1:00p   6.0   9:20p  55.5   0.0  0.01   0.5  18.0   1:20p  WSW  11.45  0.7 MISS Cld Cld/Lt-VrLtSn-Sn PCld FewGusts MCld Cld PCld Clr
31   9.2  15.9  10:00a   2.8   7:40p  55.8   0.0  0.00   1.5  22.0  10:05a  WSW  36.46  0.0  10" Clear FewGusts OccWindOverPartsofMnlndinAM
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    26.9  39.1    18    -1.8    28  1181.1   0.0  7.31   1.7  40.0     1   SSE 1267.32+ 27.9

(1) As measured on Front Lawn at 21:00, rounded to the nearest inch if there is uncertainty.
* Anemometer impeded by the snow from 1210 - 1500 however little if any wind run occurred in that period
+ Anemometer frozen from 0035 - 1003 on 1/14 however little wind run probably occurred in that period. On 1/27
Anemometer frozen from midnight to 0430
STATISTICS | DATA | GRAPHS | CONDITIONS - DAY of MONTH: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31| TOP 
AVERAGE Mean Temp:	26.9
AVERAGE High Temp:	30.6
MINIMUM High Temp:	 7.9	27th
MAXIMUM High Temp:	39.1	18th
AVERAGE Low Temp:	22.8
MINIMUM Low Temp:	-1.8	28th
MAXIMUM Low Temp:	34.9	16th
LoWEST Wind Chill Temp: -11.6	27th @ 0534 (based on 10 minute Average Wind Speed)
		
MAX >= 90.0:		0
MAX >= 80.0:		0
MAX >= 70.0:		0
MAX <= 32.0:		11	10th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 24th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st
MIN <= 32.0:		26	All but: 1st, 2nd, 16th, 17th, 18th
MIN <=  0.0:		1	28th
		
MAXIMUM Humidity (%):	96	13th, 17th, 19th, 25th, 26th
MINIMUM Humidity (%):	27	27th @ 1949, 29th @ 1422
		
MAXIMUM Pressure (mb):	1037.7	20th @ 0044
MINIMUM Pressure (mb):	972.4	5th @ 0129
		
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:	1181.1
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:	38.1
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:	28.2	16th, 18th
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:	60.1	28th
TOTAL Cool Deg Days:	0.0
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration
		
TOTAL   Precip.:	7.31
AVERAGE Precip.:	0.4
DAYS of Precip.:	20	All but: 4th, 5th, 10th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 24th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 31st
MAXIMUM Precip.:	1.61
MAXIMUM Rain Rate:	0.24	13th @ 1819
Days of Rain: 14 (>.01 in) 11 (>.1 in) 2 (>1 in)
TOTAL Snowfall:		27.9
DAYS of Snowfall:	17	All but: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 10th, 16th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 24th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 31st
		
AVERAGE High Wind:	17.1
MINIMUM High Wind:	0	(Anemometer Frozen on the 26th)
MAXIMUM High Wind:	40	1st
WIND RUN (miles):	1267.32+
		
DAYS Sun at any time:	14	4th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 14th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 24th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st
DAYS OF Clr or M Clr:	2	20th, 31st
DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:	29	All but: 20th, 31st
DAYS OF Rainbow:	0
DAYS OF Aurora:		2	Night of 4th - 5th
DAYS OF Lightning:	0
DAYS OF Earthquake:	0



GRAPHS | DATA | STATISTICS | CONDITIONS - DAY of Month: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 | TOP

January 2008 - Barometric Pressure & Temperature with Highs & Lows.

January 2008 - Dewpoint & Humidity.

January 2008 - Rainfall & High Rain Rate with Pressure & Humidity.

January 2008 - High Wind, Wind Run, & 10 min. Avg Wind Speed.



CONDITIONS - DAY of Month: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 | DATA | STATISTICS | GRAPHS | TOP

1/31/08: DATA

1/30/08: DATA | Winter Weather Advisory Cancelled at 0510 by the NWS

1/29/08: DATA | 1817: Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to 12 PM AST Wednesday.....Wind Chill Advisory is cancelled - See 1817 Below | Record low temperatures around the Panhandle Monday - See 0615 Below | Wind Direction Vane was effectively Frozen until 1050

1/28/08: DATA | Wind Advisory expired at 3 PM AST today - See 1453 Below | High Winds Yesterday - See 1/27 | Wind Direction Vane is effectively Frozen

SUNDAY 1/27/08: DATA | 1750: Wind Advisory remains in effect until 2 PM AST Monday - See 1750 Below | High Wind Warning expired at Noon AST today - See 1159 Below | Anemometer NOW OK, it was Frozen until 0430; Wind Direction Vane Impeded - though generally showing the prevailing direction

1/26/08: DATA | Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM AST Sunday - See 1945 Below | Heavy Snow Warning expired at 5 AM (at 11:48 PM 1/25 it had been extended to 5 AM) | Anemometer and Wind Direction Vane are both Frozen | Wind Chill Figure doesn't reflect True Wind Chill (since there is no wind speed to compute it) | Wind has probably been up to 15 - 22 mph today

1/25/08: DATA | 2055: Heavy Snow Warning remains in effect until Midnight AST tonight - See 1755 Below | Wind Advisory in effect from 6 am to 6 PM AST Saturday - See 2050 Below | Wind Direction Vane was Effectively Frozen Until 1125

1/24/08: DATA | Heavy Snow Warning in effect from 3 am to 11 PM AST Friday - See 1554 Below | Wind Direction Vane is impeded in it's motion - almost effectively frozen because a 16 mph wind won't move it

1/23/08: DATA | NWS: A Winter Storm possible Friday through Sunday - See 1649 Below | 0850: Wind Direction Vane is Freely Moving now

1/22/08: DATA | Wind Direction Vane is Frozen

1/21/08: DATA | M.L. King Jr. Day - Federal, State, & Local Holiday, No School | Wind Direction Vane is Frozen

SUNDAY 1/20/08: DATA | 1040: Turns out the Wind Direction Vane WAS FROZEN overnight, it is has now been thawed out. 1300 Update: My heating system isn't enough to evaporate the moisture so the Wind Direction Vane is more likely to be stuck or impeded rather than free moving.

1/19/08: DATA | First time of extended sunshine at the West Juneau Weather Station since November 17, 2007

1/18/08: DATA

1/17/08: DATA | NWS: Local flooding potential reduced - See 1500 Below

1/16/08: DATA | Potential for local flooding through Friday - See 1809 Below

1/15/08: DATA | Snow Advisory was in effect until 4 p.m. AST - See 1151 Below | 1150: Potential for local flooding Tuesday night through Friday - See 1150 Below | 2nd Session of the 25th Alaska State Legislature Convenes Today

1/14/08: DATA | Snow Advisory in effect from 6 am to 4 PM AST Tuesday - See 1538 Below | Snow and heavy rains may create a local flooding hazard - See 1559 Below | Anemometer frozen from 0035 to 1003 when thawed out by my Heating Tube System | High Winds Last Night - See Below and Power Outage

SUNDAY 1/13/08: DATA | 1937: High Wind Warning in effect until midnight AST tonight - See 1937 Below | 1757: Heavy Snow Warning remains in effect until midnight AST tonight - See 1757 Below | 1220: 4 or 5 Pine Grosbeaks in the backyard - See 1220 Below

1/12/08: DATA | 1730: Snow Advisory remains in effect until midnight AST tonight......Winter Storm Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening - See 1730 Below | Wind Advisory Cancelled at 3:18 PM

1/11/08: DATA | Snow Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM AST Saturday - See 1548 Below

1/10/08: DATA

1/09/08: DATA | Anemometer was impeded by the snow from 1210 - 1500 | WestJuneau.com is now on the new platform - transfer occurred at about 0230 AST and repairs made 0635 - 0654

1/08/08: DATA | 1800: The Wind Advisory has been Cancelled | 1900: Will try transfer of web site sometime tomorrow - sometimes I think progress is being made with the web host, then other times it's like the brick wall is thicker than ever.

1/07/08: DATA | 1544: Wind Advisory in effect from 3 am to 12 PM AST Tuesday - See 1544 Below

SUNDAY 1/06/08: DATA | Epiphany & Russian Orthodox Christmas

1/05/08: DATA | 1328: Wind Advisory has been Cancelled by the NWS

1/04/08: DATA

1/03/08: DATA | Wind Advisory expired at 9 am AST this morning | 2nd Attempt to transfer to new hosting platform set for 7:30 PM today - If it works there will be things to be fixed and there may be interruptions.

1/02/08: DATA

1/01/08: DATA | New Year's Day | 0505: Wind Advisory Expired at noon AST today