MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for MAY 2009

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  47.4  66.1   4:25p  34.1   5:10a  17.6   0.0  0.00   0.6   7.0  11:10a    W  14.18  0.0  0.0 Clr-SlightHiHaze-Haze AFewToSomeHiThinCdsForATime
 2  51.8  71.8   3:00p  35.6   4:30a  14.6   1.3  0.00   1.8  22.0   2:20p  WSW  43.91  0.0  0.0 Clr-SltHiHaze-Haze Lt-Brzy-Gusts
 3  44.7  58.0   9:40a  37.0   4:35a  20.3   0.0  0.32   1.1  16.0   8:55a  WSW  27.13  0.0  0.0 Clr-SltHz PCd MClr IncrCds Cld/Spr-Lt-VryLtRn-Rn-Drz
 4  44.3  53.1   2:45p  35.0  11:55p  20.7   0.0  0.06   0.6  10.0   7:55p  ENE  14.14  0.0  0.0 Cd/LtR-R-Sp-Mst Cd ThnnrCds VarCd/POvcst DecrCds Clr
 5  46.9  64.3   3:30p  32.7   4:20a  18.1   0.0  0.00   2.0  16.0   9:35a    W  47.96  0.0  0.0 LtFrstRoofs Clr-MClr Clr-Slt-VrySltHighHaze
 6  45.6  51.1   3:20a  39.9  12:05a  19.4   0.0  0.36   0.9  13.0  10:10a  SSE  22.53  0.0  0.0 IncrClds Cld Cld/VryLtSpr-Spr-VryLtRn-Rn-Mst-LtRn
 7  43.6  48.5   5:45p  39.2  10:55p  21.4   0.0  0.21   0.2   7.0  10:55a  WSW   4.27  0.0  0.0 LoCds&Cd/LtR-Drz-Mst-Sp-Rn-Lulls Rnbw Cd-OccBrks/Shr
 8  44.8  50.8   3:40p  40.3   4:05a  20.2   0.0  0.04   0.6  14.0  11:35a    E  13.37  0.0  0.0 FewBrks Cld/Spr-RnShr OccBrks/FewSpr Cd/FewSpr-RnShr
 9  44.6  50.7   3:00p  36.9  11:40p  20.4   0.0  0.02   0.4   8.0   2:45a  ENE   8.74  0.0  0.0 Cld/LtRn Cd/OccSm-TnyBrks-HntsBlu VarP/MCd Slt-PBrkn
10  46.0  58.6   2:10p  32.9   5:30a  19.0   0.0  0.00   1.0  10.0   8:55a    W  24.09  0.0  0.0 DecrCds VarHiThnsh-Thn-VryThnCds-Cds-Hz-SltHz-FltBlu 
11  48.8  58.9   4:40p  36.9  12:00m  16.2   0.0  0.00   3.2  23.0   8:20a    W  76.56  0.0  0.0 MClr VarPCd-ThnshToVryThnCdsWithFltBlu-Hz Lt-Brz Clr
12  47.3  60.2   1:15p  33.7   4:05a  17.7   0.0  0.00   1.2  11.0   8:30a    W  28.06  0.0  0.0 Clr VarMOvcst-OvcstW/Thnsh-Thn-VryThnCd PCd MClr Clr
13  46.9  60.2   4:30p  32.7   4:40a  18.1   0.0  0.00   1.0  16.0   5:20p    W  24.10  0.0  0.0 Clr MClr PCld VarMCld-OvcstWithThinnsh-ThinCds
14  45.6  53.9   3:10p  35.9   5:10a  19.4   0.0 TRACE   0.7  14.0   5:10p    W  17.40  0.0  0.0 Cd Cd/Spr-VryLtRn Cd-VarBrks Cd Cd/BrfShr Cd-VarBrks
15  43.4  48.9  11:30a  38.8   4:55a  21.6   0.0  0.11   0.5  10.0  12:25p  SSE  10.75  0.0  0.0 TnyBrks Cld Cd/Drz-Spr-LtRn-Rn FewShrs Cd/Spr-Mst-Rn
16  49.5  58.9   3:55p  38.8   4:35a  15.5   0.0  0.05   1.5  29.0  10:30p  SSE  34.96  0.0  0.0 Cd/Rn Cd HntsBrks PCd MCd-ThnshCds Gsts Ovcst Cd Wnd
17  49.6  57.0  12:05a  47.4  10:30p  15.4   0.0 TRACE   5.3  29.0   3:05p    E 127.23  0.0  0.0 Cld Lt-Brz-GstyWind Cld/FewSpr Cld-Ovcst Cld
18  48.8  57.5   3:35p  37.9   4:50a  16.2   0.0  0.00   2.7  22.0   7:35a    E  64.30  0.0  0.0 DecrClds Clr Lt-BrzWnd-OccGsts Clr-SltHz Clr-MClr
19  51.1  66.3   2:35p  34.0   4:20a  14.0   0.0  0.00   1.0  15.0  12:35p  WSW  24.92  0.0  0.0 Clr Clr-SltHz Clr/MClr MClr/PCld Thnsh-Thn-VryThnCds
20  50.0  60.2   1:35p  38.8   2:20a  15.0   0.0  0.00   1.2  14.0   5:20p    E  27.75  0.0  0.0 Cld Cd-ThinningClds PCld M/PCld Cld/MCld Cld-VarBrks
21  50.2  59.5   2:25p  39.1  12:00m  14.8   0.0  0.00   0.8  10.0  12:55p    E  19.88  0.0  0.0 Cld/VarBrks-ClrAreas PCld VarP/MCld PCd Clr/MClr Clr
22  50.1  63.5   5:10p  35.0   4:25a  14.9   0.0  0.00   1.0  13.0  12:50p    W  23.07  0.0  0.0 Clr Clr/SltHiHaz-Hz MClr PCld MCd PCd Thin-VryThnCds
23  50.4  58.1   2:15p  40.5   2:55a  14.6   0.0  0.00   0.8  13.0   5:55a    E  18.05  0.0  0.0 Cld-TnyBrks P/MCd PCd Thn-VryThnCds-FltBlu MOvcst Cd
24  53.6  64.7   1:55p  39.5   5:00a  11.4   0.0 TRACE   0.5  14.0   9:05p  ENE  12.05  0.0  0.0 Ovcst Thin-VryThnCds PCld DecrCds Clr PCld MCld Cld
25  54.3  63.4   4:00p  44.1   3:45a  10.7   0.0 TRACE   0.5  13.0  12:15p    E  12.58  0.0  0.0 Cld HiThnsh-Thn-VryThnCds PCld Cd Ovcst-Cd Cd/OccSpr
26  49.6  55.0  12:30p  43.8  11:15p  15.4   0.0  0.70   1.1  20.0   6:40p  SSE  25.61  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn Cld Cd/OccSpr Cd/VryLtRn-Spr-HvyRn-Rn Lt-Brzy
27  46.2  51.6   4:05p  42.9   3:30a  18.8   0.0  0.20   0.6  10.0   3:10p  SSE  13.89  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn-Spr-VryLtRn OccBrkstoMCld/Rn-Spr-VryLtRnShrs
28  50.3  58.7   4:25p  42.9   3:25a  14.7   0.0 TRACE   0.9  10.0   8:40p  ENE  20.49  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn Cld/OccBrks VarPCd-MCdWithCds-ThnVryThnCds Cd
29  44.2  48.0  12:50a  42.8   9:15a  20.8   0.0  0.76   0.8  13.0  11:20a  SSE  19.71  0.0  0.0 Cld-LoClds Cld/Rn-LtRn-VryLtRn-Spr-FewLulls
30  47.0  56.9   2:35p  41.8   3:50a  18.0   0.0  0.27   0.5  16.0   2:15p  WSW  12.14  0.0  0.0 Cd/Rn-LtR FreqSmBrks-Brks FewLtR-SpShrs VarCdToM/PCd
31  50.8  62.4   3:30p  37.0   4:35a  14.2   0.0  0.00   2.7  16.0  10:50a   NW  65.32  0.0  0.0 Clr Lt-Brz HiThn-Tnnsh-VrThnCds-FiltBlu PCd Clr-HiHz
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    48.0  71.8     2    32.7     5   529.1   1.3  3.10   1.2  29.0    16      E 899.14  0.0

(1) As measured on Front Lawn 
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:	48.0
AVERAGE High Temp:	58.0
MINIMUM High Temp:	48.0	29th
MAXIMUM High Temp:	71.8	2nd
AVERAGE Low Temp:	38.3
MINIMUM Low Temp:	32.7	5th, 13th
MAXIMUM Low Temp:	47.4	17th
		
MAX >= 90.0:		0
MAX >= 80.0:		0
MAX >= 70.0:		1	2nd
MAX <= 32.0:		0
MIN <= 32.0:		0
MIN <=  0.0:		0
		
MAXIMUM Humidity (%):	93	4th, 7th, 30th
MINIMUM Humidity (%):	11	19th @ 1644
		
MAXIMUM Pressure (mb):	1029.1	9th @ 0559
MINIMUM Pressure (mb):	993.1	5th @ 0959
		
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:	529.1
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:	17.1
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:	10.7	25th
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:	21.6	15th
TOTAL Cool Deg Days:	1.3	2nd
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration
		
TOTAL   Precip.:	3.10
AVERAGE Precip. A:	0.26	(Per day, for the 12 days with measurable precip.; including the 5 days with a Trace = 0.18)
AVERAGE Precip. B:	0.10	(Per day)
DAYS of Precip.:	17	3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th
MAXIMUM Precip.:	0.76	29th
MAXIMUM Rain Rate:	0.28	30th @ 0211
Days of Rain: 12 (>.01 in) 8 (>.1 in) 0 (>1 in)
TOTAL Snowfall:		0.0
DAYS of Snowfall:	0
		
AVERAGE High Wind:	14.6
MINIMUM High Wind:	7	1st, 7th
MAXIMUM High Wind:	29	16th, 17th
WIND RUN (miles):	899.14
		
DAYS Sun at any time:	27	All but: 6th, 17th, 26th, 29th
DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:	26	All but: 1st, 2nd 5th, 18th, 31st
DAYS OF Rainbow:	2	7th: To NE 6:32 - 6:39 PM, 1st one Partial Rainbow then two of them. 
                                15th: Faint Short-Lived Shallow-Arced to NE at 3:54 PM
DAYS OF Aurora:		0
DAYS OF Lightning:	0
DAYS OF Earthquake:	1	25th at 11:55 A.M., 3.9 to 4.1 Mag., 36 - 42 miles N or NNW of downtown Juneau.



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

May 2009 - Barometric Pressure & Temperature with Highs & Lows.

May 2009 - Dewpoint & Humidity.

May 2009 - Rainfall & High Rain Rate with Pressure & Humidity.

May 2009 - 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

SUNDAY 5/31/09: DATA | Day of Pentecost

Sat. 5/30/09: DATA | Traditional Memorial Day | Record Heat Expected for the Panhandle Next Week - See 0534 Below

Fri. 5/29/09: DATA | NWS: Near Record to Record Breaking Warm Temperatures in Store for the Panhandle Next Week - See 1615 Below | The leaves on the deciduous trees are close to being fully grown

Thur. 5/28/09: DATA

Wed. 5/27/09: DATA

Tue. 5/26/09: DATA

Mon. 5/25/09: DATA | Memorial (Decoration) Day Observed - Federal, State and Local Holiday: Observances at 11:00 AM at Evergreen Cemetery downtown and at Alaskan Memorial Park on Riverside Drive; and at Noon at the ANB Hall | SE Alaska Quake at 11:55:38, NNW of Juneau - See 1155 Below, at the USGS Page, and at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center. By 5/26 at 0635, 22 people in Juneau, 2 in Haines, and 5 in Skagway reported to the USGS that they had felt the quake.

SUNDAY 5/24/09: DATA | New Spruce Tips Emerged Today

Sat. 5/23/09: DATA

Fri. 5/22/09: DATA

Thur. 5/21/09: DATA | Ascension Day

Wed. 5/20/09: DATA

Tue. 5/19/09: DATA

Mon. 5/18/09: DATA

SUNDAY 5/17/09: DATA | NWS: A Wind Advisory was in effect until 10 AM Today - See 2331 5/16

Sat. 5/16/09: DATA | 0633: Dusting of Snow visible on the very tops - tops of the mainland mountains

Fri. 5/15/09: DATA

Thur. 5/14/09: DATA

Wed. 5/13/09: DATA | A Frost Advisory was in effect until 7 AM this morning - See 0324 Below | Buds are starting to show on the Spruce Trees | West Juneau Weekly Picture - Panorama of the Gold Creek Watershed

Tue. 5/12/09: DATA | A Frost Advisory is in effect from Midnight Tonight to 7 AM Wednesday | National Peace Officers' Memorial Observance - Noon at the Alaska State Museum lawn | A Frost Advisory was in effect from Midnight to 0700 Today - See 0524 Below and 2032 5/11

Mon. 5/11/09: DATA | A Frost Advisory issued by the NWS at 10:01 PM 5/10 was in Effect until 6 AM Today - See 2201 5/10 - There was some frost on the Back Loop Road - See 0549 Below

SUNDAY 5/10/09: DATA | Mother's Day

Sat. 5/09/09: DATA | National Association of Letter Carriers "Stamp out Hunger" Food Drive Today

Fri. 5/08/09: DATA | VE Day | Last of the Snow in the backyard (NE side of house) Melted Away Overnight (sometime after 2100 hrs. 5/07)

Thur. 5/07/09: DATA | National Day of Prayer - A local event at Chapel by the Lake from 7 - 8 PM

Wed. 5/06/09: DATA | Last of Snowblower Blown Snow on SE side of Driveway Melted Away Today

Tue. 5/05/09: DATA

Mon. 5/04/09: DATA | NWS at 2033: Frost Advisory in effect from 1 am to 6 am ADT Tuesday - See 2033 Below

SUNDAY 5/03/09: DATA | Record High Temperatures Set Across the Panhandle Saturday - See 2235 5/02 | NWS April 2009 Climate Summary for the Juneau International Airport - See Below | 1926: First Yellow-Rumped Warbler of 2009 Seen

Sat. 5/02/09: DATA | Record High Temperatures Set Across the Panhandle Today - See 2235 Below | Blessing of the Fleet at 10 AM - Downtown Waterfront at the Alaska Commercial Fishermen's Memorial

Fri. 5/01/09: DATA | 1740: First Wilson's Warbler of 2009 Seen - In 2008 the first one seen was on May 18 | 1640: First Orange Crowned Warbler of 2009 Seen - In 2008 the first one seen was on May 11 | Catkins are on the Sitka Willow now