MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for MARCH 2011

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  13.6  15.7   2:25p  10.4  12:55a  51.4   0.0  0.00   6.6  38.0   4:35a    E 157.93  0.0  11" Clear PCd MClr Clr Brzy-Gsts-Windy-LtToBrzy-LtWind
 2  17.6  21.0   6:10p  12.3   3:30a  47.4   0.0  0.00   7.1  49.0   4:40p    E 171.19  0.0 11-12 Clr Lt-Brz-Gsts-Wndy MClr Cd-Brks PCd Cd-SomeBlu Cd 
 3  19.0  21.9  11:40p  16.7   4:35a  46.0   0.0 TRACE   2.8  21.0   2:15a    E  67.79 TRCE 11-12 Cd OccWind OccHntBlu-FiltBlu FewLtSnFlur PCd Cd PCd
 4  25.1  29.0   8:35p  20.5   7:15a  39.9   0.0  0.00   6.2  34.0   9:35p    E 148.22  0.0 MISS MClr Lt-Brzy-Gsts MOvcst VarM/PCd Cd VarM/PCd Cd
 5  29.3  32.5   2:40p  25.6  12:00m  35.7   0.0 TRACE   4.7  35.0   3:10a    E 113.28 TRCE MISS Cd Brzy-Wndy-Gsts Cd/XtmLt-ToLtSn Cd-MCd-PCd-Brks Cd
 6  26.8  35.3   2:00p  19.7  11:10p  38.2   0.0  0.00   1.0  16.0  10:50a  WSW  23.83  0.0  10" Clear-SomeClds Clr Clr-FewClds Clear
 7  24.9  36.0   2:55p  15.6   6:40a  39.9   0.0  0.00   0.9  13.0  10:10p    W  21.45  0.0 MISS Clear
 8  28.7  32.7   2:05p  20.0  12:20a  36.3   0.0  0.00   2.5  21.0   5:20a    E  59.69  0.0  10" Clr Lt-Brz-OccGsts MClr PCd/MClr PCd P/MCd Ovcst Cd
 9  28.9  33.2  12:40p  23.6   5:40a  36.1   0.0  0.00   2.9  32.0  11:45p    E  68.63  0.0 MISS Cd Brks MClr Lt-Brz-OccGsts VarClr/MClr PCd MClr Clr
10  21.7  27.8  12:05a  17.0  11:50p  43.3   0.0  0.00   3.5  31.0  12:20a    E  84.22  0.0 MISS Aur Clr Lt-Brzy-Gsts/Brzy-Wndy MClr PCd Cld OccLtWnd
11  16.6  20.0   3:15p  12.6  11:20p  48.4   0.0  0.00   2.5  22.0   4:00p    E  60.97  0.0  10" VarCd Aur Cd PCd MClrPCd PCd Cd PCd MClr PMCd OccGst
12  19.4  24.1   1:30p  12.6  12:05a  45.6   0.0  0.00   2.0  22.0  11:20a   NE  47.96  0.6  10" Cd-OccBrks/FewFlksSnToSn M/PCd PCd Cd Cd/FewFlksToS
13  24.4  30.1   3:35p  20.2   1:50a  38.9   0.0  0.03   1.1  17.0   1:20p    W  25.50  1.7  11" Cd/PeriodsSn Cd Cd/VryLtSn-Sn Brks PCd Cd MCd
14  29.7  36.2   3:15p  25.7   4:50a  35.3   0.0 TRACE   1.7  18.0   4:45p  WNW  40.88  0.6  10" Cd/Sn-VryLtS TnyBrks PCd Cd/MCd FewBrk Cd Cd/VryLtSn
15  36.8  41.3   1:20p  29.8  12:20a  28.2   0.0 TRACE   3.0  32.0   6:35p   NE  72.51  0.2 MISS Cd/Sn Lt-Brz-Gsts HntsBlu OccBrks MCd Cd-BriteSky Cd
16  34.3  36.3   3:15p  32.7   4:15a  30.7   0.0  0.23   0.1   7.0   9:10p  SSE   1.45 TRCE   8" Cd Cd/Shr&PeriodOfVarSn-Rn/Sn/Rn-Sn LoCd Cd/VryLtR-R
17  35.3  42.2   3:15p  29.0  11:45p  29.7   0.0  0.04   0.1   6.0  12:55p  WSW   1.20  0.5 MISS Cd/Rn-Sn/Sn Cd-Brks-ThnAreas PCd/MClr PCd VarCd MClr
18  31.6  46.0   3:40p  24.1   7:05a  33.4   0.0  0.00   1.2  13.0  11:15a    W  29.49  0.0 MISS Clr-ThinLwrRibbon LtFrost Clear Lt-BrzyLateEve
19  31.9  42.9   3:10p  23.8   6:55a  33.1   0.0  0.00   1.7  16.0  12:00p    W  41.06  0.0   6" Clear MClear Clear OccLt-BrzyWind
20  34.7  40.6   3:20p  25.6   1:35a  30.3   0.0  0.00   3.7  28.0  11:05a    E  89.02  0.0 MISS Clr MClr Lt-Brzy-Gsts Clr MClr PCd/MClr PCd
21  31.9  40.6   3:05p  24.1   7:20a  33.1   0.0  0.00   2.3  20.0   1:10p    W  53.95  0.0 MISS Clr MClr/PCd&PCd-ThnVryThnCd OccLt-Brz MClr ClrThnHz
22  33.6  42.3   4:05p  24.4  12:05a  31.4   0.0  0.01   0.2  10.0   1:25p  SSE   3.58 TRCE   4" Cd Cd/MCd Cd-OccFiltBrks/VryLtSnShr Cd Cd/Sn-VryLtSn
23  37.0  45.2   2:00p  29.8  12:00m  28.0   0.0  0.06   0.3  11.0   2:05p    W   6.81 0.0? MISS Cd/Precip-Rn-Sp-VryLtR Cd Ovcst-ThnshCd Ovcst-Cd PCd
24  36.0  48.3   3:10p  27.2   3:40a  29.0   0.0  0.00   0.2   8.0   1:50p    W   4.94  0.0 MISS VryThnToThnsh DecrCd Clr M/PCd VryThnThnsh Ovcst MCd
25  39.1  49.4   3:15p  31.8   7:05a  25.9   0.0  0.00   0.2  10.0  10:05a  WSW   4.42  0.0   1" CldW/VryThntoThnshCd-FiltBlu PCd Clr/MClr PCd Cd PCd
26  41.0  55.9   2:25p  31.8  11:55p  24.0   0.0  0.00   0.4   9.0   2:30p  WSW   9.73  0.0   0" Cld/VarFiltBrks M/PCld PCld P/MCld MClr PCld MCld
27  39.0  52.3   4:10p  28.1   6:05a  26.1   0.0  0.00   0.1  10.0  10:50p  ENE   1.70  0.0  0.0 DecrCd LtFrost Clr VarMClr/PCd P/MCd MCd Cd-ClrSpot
28  41.7  53.5   4:05p  34.4   6:45a  23.3   0.0  0.01   0.3  15.0   4:50p  WSW   6.34  0.0  0.0 VarCd-MCd/RnShr MCd Cd-SomeBrks PCd MClr PCd Cd-Brks
29  40.0  45.2   2:20p  33.8   1:00a  25.0   0.0  0.19   0.4  15.0   2:00p  SSE   8.71  0.0  0.0 Cd/Shrs-VryLtSpr Cd Cd/PeriodsSpr-VryLtRn Cd/LtRn-Rn
30  39.1  41.1   3:15p  36.5   4:15a  25.9   0.0  0.79   1.0  14.0   7:00a  SSE  24.82  0.0  0.0 Cldy/VryLtSprToRn-Driz-Mist With/LullinLateMorn
31  38.4  39.1  12:05a  37.6   2:45p  26.6   0.0  0.71   1.3  14.0  12:40p  SSE  30.61  0.0  0.0 Cd/VarSprToRn-XtrmLtSpr-VryLtRn-Drz With/ALullinMorn
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    30.6  55.9    26    10.4     1  1066.1   0.0  2.07   2.0  49.0     2     E 1481.88  3.6

(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:	30.6
AVERAGE High Temp:	37.3
MINIMUM High Temp:	15.7	1st
MAXIMUM High Temp:	55.9	26th
AVERAGE Low Temp:	24.4
MINIMUM Low Temp:	10.4	1st
MAXIMUM Low Temp:	37.6	31st
LOWEST Wind Chill Temp: -6.0 	1st @ 0550
		
MAX >= 90.0:		0
MAX >= 80.0:		0
MAX >= 70.0:		0
MAX <= 32.0:		8	1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th
MIN <= 32.0:		26	All but: 16th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st
MIN <=  0.0:		0
		
MAXIMUM Humidity (%):	93	17th @ 0536
MINIMUM Humidity (%):	16	20th @ 1043
		
MAXIMUM Pressure (mb):	1023.6	6th @ 0014
MINIMUM Pressure (mb):	989.0	15th @ 1529
		
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:	1066.1
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:	34.4
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:	23.3	28th
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:	51.4	1st
TOTAL Cool Deg Days:	0.0
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration
		
TOTAL   Precip.:	2.07
AVERAGE Precip.:	0.15
DAYS of Precip.:	14	3rd, 5th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, 23rd, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st
MAXIMUM Precip.:	0.79	30th
MAXIMUM Rain Rate:	0.18	31st @ 0851
Days of Rain: 7 (>.01 in) 4 (>.1 in) 0 (>1 in)
TOTAL Snowfall:		3.6
DAYS of Snowfall:	9	3rd, 5th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 22nd
		
AVERAGE High Wind:	19.6
MINIMUM High Wind:	6	17th
MAXIMUM High Wind:	49	2nd
WIND RUN (miles):	1481.88
		
DAYS Full Sun at any time:		24	All but: 3rd, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th, 31st
DAYS Extrm. Weak to Weakened Sun:	3	3rd, 23rd, 29th
DAYS OF All Clr-MClr:	4		6th, 7th, 18th, 9th			
DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:	24	All but: 1st, 6th, 7th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st
DAYS OF Rainbow:	0
NIGHTS OF Aurora:	3	Some Aurora Borealis visible March 1st part of Feb. 28th - March 1st night. 
                                Night of March 9th - 10th.
                                Visible at 0420 March 11
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

March 2011 - Barometric Pressure & Temperature with Highs & Lows.

March 2011 - Dewpoint & Humidity.

March 2011 - Rainfall & High Rain Rate with Pressure & Humidity.

March 2011 - 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

Thur. 3/31/11: DATA | NWS: Record Rainfall for Wednesday March 30 - See 0350 Below

Wed. 3/30/11: DATA | NWS: Record Rainfall for Wednesday March 30 - See 0350 3/31 Above

Tue. 3/29/11: DATA | NWS: Record High Temperatures for Monday March 28 - See 0628 Below

Mon. 3/28/11: DATA | Seward's Day Observed - State and Local Gov't. Holiday. Students Return to School & Early Release Monday

SUNDAY 3/27/11: DATA

Sat. 3/26/11: DATA

Fri. 3/25/11: DATA

Thur. 3/24/11: DATA

Wed. 3/23/11: DATA

Tue. 3/22/11: DATA

Mon. 3/21/11: DATA

SUNDAY 3/20/11: DATA | 2nd Sunday in Lent | First Day of Spring - Vernal Equinox at 3:21 PM ADT | Wind Advisory will Expire at 4 PM ADT this afternoon - See 1533 Below

Sat. 3/19/11: DATA | 1446: Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM ADT Sunday - See 1446 Below

Fri. 3/18/11: DATA

Thur. 3/17/11: DATA | 0905: 4.1 Magnitude Quake 120 miles W of Juneau - See 0905 Below & 1026 Below

Wed. 3/16/11: DATA

Tue. 3/15/11: DATA

Mon. 3/14/11: DATA | 1412: Wind Advisory has been Cancelled by the NWS - See 1412 Below

SUNDAY 3/13/11: DATA | Alaska Daylight Saving Time | Have you set your clocks forward one hour? | 1st Sunday in Lent

Sat. 3/12/11: DATA | Alaska Standard Time | Remember to Set Your Clocks Ahead 1 Hour Tonight for the Change to Daylight Saving Time | 0835: The Wind Advisory has been Cancelled | Last Bulletin Regarding the Tsunami Watch-Advisory-Warning - See 0710 Below

Fri. 3/11/11: DATA | 1552: New Wind Advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to Noon AST Saturday - See 1552 Below | 1700: Tsunami Advisory for Southern and Southeast Alaska has been CANCELLED - See 1700 Below | 1700: PUBLIC TSUNAMI MESSAGE No. 21 - See 1700 Below | Aurora Borealis as of 0420 | Wind Advisory Expired 5 AM | Measurements at Craig, Elfin Cove, & Sitka - See 1146 Below | Estimated Arrival Times | See Also 3/10/11

Thur. 3/10/11: DATA | 2355: NWS: A Tsunami Advisory specifically affects Craig, Sitka, Elfin Cove, and Yakutat - See Times Below | 2344: Tsunami Advisory in Effect - See 2344 Below | 2351: BULLETIN PUBLIC TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4 - See 2351Below | 1940: Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 AM AST Friday - See 1940 Below | Aurora Borealis visible night of March 9th - 10th

Wed. 3/09/11: DATA | Ash Wednesday | 1504: Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 AM AST Friday - See 1504 Below | Updated 1216 3/09: Areawide Power Outage Last Night - See 2136 3/08

Tue. 3/08/11: DATA | 1532: Wind Advisory in effect from 9 AM Wednesday to 5 AM AST Friday near downtown Juneau and Douglas - See 1532 Below

Mon. 3/07/11: DATA

SUNDAY 3/06/11: DATA

Sat. 3/05/11: DATA | High Wind Warning Expired at 5 AM early this morning - See 0502 Below

Fri. 3/04/11: DATA | 1458: High Wind Warning remains in effect until 5 AM AST Saturday morning - See 1458 Below | 0739: A Varied Thrush is whistling

Thur. 3/03/11: DATA | 1525: High Wind Watch in effect from Friday afternoon through Saturday morning near downtown Juneau and Douglas - See 1525 Below | 0905: High Wind Warning is Cancelled - See 0905 Below | 0451: NWS: Another Round of Strong Winds Friday - See 0451 Below | NWS Summary of February 2011 Weather at the Juneau International Airport - See Below

Wed. 3/02/11: DATA | Avalanche Control on Mt. Roberts above Thane Road 10 AM - Noon | 2038: High Wind Warning remains in effect until Noon AST Thursday - See 2038 Below | Wind Takes City Water for a Whirl - Juneau Empire News Article

Tue. 3/01/11: DATA | 1940: High Wind Warning remains in effect until Noon AST Thursday - See 1940 Below | Some Aurora Borealis visible March 1st part of Feb. 28th - March 1st night | NWS at 0658: A gust to 74 mph was recorded at the Douglas Harbor around 2 am this morning and frequent gusts in the 60 to 65 mph range have been occurring since then.