MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for MAY 2012

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  41.2  44.2  12:20p  38.3   3:35a  23.8   0.0  0.25   0.4  14.0   3:15p    E   9.80  0.0  0.0 Cd/VryLtSprToRn-FewLulls Cd Cd-FewBrks Cd/OccVryLtRn
 2  41.6  44.3   2:10p  39.5  11:55p  23.4   0.0  0.13   0.9  14.0   9:50a  SSE  21.05  0.0  0.0 Cd/Rn Cd/VryLt:Mst-Sp-Drz-Rn&Rn-Lulls Cd Cd/Sp Cd/Rn 
 3  42.6  51.1   3:15p  34.3  11:20p  22.4   0.0  0.11   0.5  13.0   2:50p    W  12.70  0.0  0.0 Cd/Shrs Cd PCd P/MCd MCd/SprShr Cd-LargeBrks PCd Clr
 4  40.3  46.8   9:25a  35.5  12:05a  24.7   0.0  0.19   0.5  13.0   8:05p  SSE  11.69  0.0  0.0 Cd Cd-VarTny&SmBrk MCd Cd-BitofFiltBlu/SprToRn-Lulls
 5  41.1  44.2   5:15p  38.6   2:45a  23.9   0.0  0.32   0.5  14.0  12:10p  SSE  12.80  0.0  0.0 Cd/VryLtRn-Driz-Mist-Rn-Spr Cd Cd-FewSpr Cd/LtDrz-Rn
 6  41.8  43.5   2:15p  40.1   4:55a  23.2   0.0  0.42   0.8  14.0   6:40p  SSE  18.94  0.0  0.0 Cd/Rn-VryLtRn-Sp-LtRn-VryLtDrz Cd-LtWind/Spr-VryLtRn
 7  44.1  48.0   1:05p  41.8   2:40a  20.9   0.0  0.41   0.5  14.0  11:45p  SSE  12.75  0.0  0.0 Cd/RnShr Cd/XtmLtSprToVryLtRn Cd-XtmWkSun Cd/SprToRn
 8  40.2  42.3  12:05a  37.3  11:25p  24.8   0.0  0.44   1.9  22.0   9:35a  SSE  45.26  0.0  0.0 Cd/SprToRn-Drz-AlmostSleet LtWnd Brks-ClrAreas Cd/Rn
 9  39.3  42.9   1:15p  36.6   6:10a  25.7   0.0  0.21   0.6  13.0   5:50a  SSE  14.85  0.0  0.0 Cd/Shrs Cd Cd/VryLtMist-SprToRn-WithLulls&AFewBrks
10  40.2  42.2   2:40p  36.5   4:50a  24.8   0.0  0.32   1.0  14.0  11:05a  SSE  23.02  0.0  0.0 Cd/VryLtRn Cd Cd/Spr-Rn-Lt-VryLtRn OccLtWind
11  41.4  42.3   2:40p  40.8   4:55a  23.6   0.0  0.40   2.0  16.0  11:15a  SSE  47.60  0.0  0.0 Cd/VryLtRn-Driz-Rn-LtRn-Spr SomeWhitecaps
12  41.8  42.5   7:15p  40.8   5:40a  23.2   0.0  0.66   1.9  16.0   2:25a  SSE  45.50  0.0  0.0 Cd/VryLtRn-Rn-Spr-LtRn-Driz-VryLtMst-VryLtSpr LtWind
13  42.8  47.3  11:35a  38.9   5:25a  22.2   0.0  0.07   0.5  13.0  10:50a  SSE  11.43  0.0  0.0 Cd/Rn FewBrk/Sp Brks Cd/SpToR OccBrk/OccSp-VryLtR Cd
14  42.5  48.3   2:05p  38.2  11:05p  22.5   0.0  0.26   0.3  14.0   2:20p  SSE   6.18  0.0  0.0 Cd/TrcRn? Cd Cd/XtmLt-VryLtSpr-VryLtRn-Rn-Spr-Rn
15  39.4  45.2   4:10p  34.1   5:55a  25.6   0.0  0.06   0.7  11.0  10:55a  WSW  16.84 TRCE* 0.0 Brks MCd Brks Cd/SprToRn/Rn-Sn/ VarCd-PCd&Sun/FewSpr
16  40.6  45.4   5:05p  35.0  12:05a  24.4   0.0  0.10   0.1  10.0   4:05p   NW   2.62  0.0  0.0 Cld Cld-LoClds/Rn-ExtmLtMist-Spr-VryLtRn Cld
17  45.6  55.6   4:25p  38.9   4:35a  19.4   0.0  0.00   0.8  10.0   9:15a   NW  19.03  0.0  0.0 Cd Cd-Tiny-VryTinyBrks PCd P/MCd PCd M/PCd Cd
18  45.1  49.9   3:15p  41.3   4:40a  19.9   0.0  0.06   0.3   8.0   8:20a    W   6.36  0.0  0.0 Cd Cd/Spr-Rn Cd Cd/VryLtSprToLtRn Cd/FewSpr-RnShr Cd
19  46.7  52.2   2:00p  40.3   2:10a  18.3   0.0  0.01   0.5  11.0  10:25a    E  11.19  0.0  0.0 Cd/TrcRn Cd-Hnts:Brks&Blu Cd-XtmWkSun Cd TnyHntsBrks
20  47.0  56.6   2:05p  38.0   3:55a  18.0   0.0  0.01   0.7  16.0  12:10p  WSW  16.68  0.0  0.0 Cd Cd-XtmWkSun/VryLtSprShr LtWind BitFiltBlu Cd/Spr
21  49.7  59.9   3:40p  40.6   3:50a  15.3   0.0  0.06   1.0  13.0  12:10p   NW  24.08  0.0  0.0 Cd Cd-FreqXtmWeak&WkSun OccLtWind Cd Cd/VryLtSprToRn
22  51.1  57.6   6:40p  44.6  11:55p  13.9   0.0  0.07   0.1  10.0   8:30p  WSW   2.71  0.0  0.0 Cd/Rn Cd-Hnts:Blu-Brks Cd Cd-ExtmWkSun Cd Cd/SprToRn
23  45.7  49.1  12:05p  41.3  12:00m  19.3   0.0  0.21   0.1   8.0  11:15p  WSW   3.52  0.0  0.0 Cd-OccLoCd/VryLtSpToRn Cd-FewSp-LtShr Cd Cd-FiltBrks
24  49.6  60.9   3:55p  39.2   3:15a  15.4   0.0  0.00   2.1  16.0   7:05a    W  50.90  0.0  0.0 Cd-Brks Cd/MCd PCd Lt&Lt-BrzyWind Clear
25  49.5  58.4   2:30p  41.5   1:55a  15.5   0.0 TRACE   0.4  15.0   4:30p    W   9.08  0.0  0.0 IncrCd Cd-LoCds Cd/BitOfXtmWeak-VryWkSun Cd/LtSprShr
26  47.4  49.8  12:05a  45.8   7:35a  17.6   0.0  0.22   0.7  10.0   9:15a  SSE  16.48  0.0  0.0 Cd/SprToRn Cd Cd/VryLtSp-VryLtRn-Rn-Drz-Mst-FewLulls
27  47.5  51.0   5:30p  45.1   6:05a  17.5   0.0  0.14   0.3  13.0   3:45p  SSE   7.61  0.0  0.0 Cd Cd/VryLtRn-Rn-Spr-XtmLtSpr Cd-OccHints&SltBrks Cd
28  47.4  53.9  12:30p  41.8   4:55a  17.6   0.0  0.07   0.3   8.0   1:35p  SSE   7.93  0.0  0.0 Cd Cd/VarSp HntsBlu&Brks Cd/VryLtSp Cd-Brks Cd/SpToR
29  48.9  54.4   2:55p  44.6   3:40a  16.1   0.0  0.02   0.5  14.0   5:05p  SSE  11.55  0.0  0.0 Cd/TrcRn Cd-Brks Cd-BrightSpotSun Cd/OccSpr-VryLtRn
30  47.2  51.4   1:50p  44.8   3:25a  17.8   0.0  0.27   0.8  14.0   7:20p  SSE  18.34  0.0  0.0 Cd-OccVryLtRn Cd Cd/Spr-VryLtSpr-VryLtRn-Rn-WithLull
31  46.2  49.8   2:00p  43.8  11:45p  18.8   0.0  0.22   0.5  13.0   8:20a  SSE  11.38  0.0  0.0 Cd/LtShrs Cd/SpToR Cd Cd/Sp-VryLtR-Lulls Cd/SpToR Cd
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    44.4  60.9    24    34.1    15   639.5   0.0  5.71   0.7  22.0     8    SSE 529.87 TRCE*

*Snow melted as it fell
(1) As measured on Front Lawn at 21:00, rounded to the nearest inch if there is uncertainty. 
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:	44.4
AVERAGE High Temp:	49.4
MINIMUM High Temp:	42.2	10th
MAXIMUM High Temp:	60.9	24th
AVERAGE Low Temp:	39.9
MINIMUM Low Temp:	34.1	15th
MAXIMUM Low Temp:	45.8	26th
		
MAX >= 90.0:		0
MAX >= 80.0:		0
MAX >= 70.0:		0
MAX <= 32.0:		0
MIN <= 32.0:		0
MIN <=  0.0:		0
		
MAXIMUM Humidity (%):	95	24th @ 0414
MINIMUM Humidity (%):	45	22nd @ 1853
		
MAXIMUM Pressure (mb):	1028.8	13th @ 2259
MINIMUM Pressure (mb):	997.2	21st @ 1829
		
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:	639.5
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:	20.6
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:	13.9	22nd
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:	25.7	9th
TOTAL Cool Deg Days:	0.0
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration
		
TOTAL   Precip.:	5.71
AVERAGE Precip.:	0.20
DAYS of Precip.:	29	All but: 17th, 24th
MAXIMUM Precip.:	0.66	12th
MAXIMUM Rain Rate:	0.28	30th @ 1615
Days of Rain: 26 (>.01 in) 18 (>.1 in) 0 (>1 in)
TOTAL Snowfall:		TRACE	(Melted as it fell)
DAYS of Snowfall:	1	15th
		
AVERAGE High Wind:	13.0
MINIMUM High Wind:	8	28th
MAXIMUM High Wind:	22	8th
WIND RUN (miles):	529.87
		
DAYS Full or Somewhat Weakened Sun at any time:	7	3rd, 4th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 24th
DAYS Extrm. Weak to Weakened Sun:		12	1st, 7th, 8th, 9th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st 22nd, 25th, 28th, 29th	
DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:	31
DAYS OF Rainbow:	4	4th @ 1619: Faint to ENE.
				8th @ 1633: Rainbow to ENE - faint for the left half. 
				13th: Partial faint- then brighter - to ENE 1619 - 1622;
				15th: 1741: Very faint partial Rainbow to the NE. 
				      1937 - 1948: Partial then almost Full Rainbow centered to the ESE.
DAYS OF Aurora:		0
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

May 2012 - Barometric Pressure & Temperature with Highs & Lows.

May 2012 - Dewpoint & Humidity.

May 2012 - Rainfall & High Rain Rate with Pressure & Humidity.

May 2012 - 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. 5/31/12: DATA | Last Day of School for Elementary School Students

Wed. 5/30/12: DATA | Traditional Memorial Day | Last Day of School for Middle & High School Students

Tue. 5/29/12: DATA | 0620: Dusting of Snow is visible at the very top of the Mt. Juneau Ridge

Mon. 5/28/12: DATA | Memorial Day Observed - 11 AM Observances at Evergreen Cemetery and at Alaskan Memorial Park - 3839 Riverside Drive

SUNDAY 5/27/12: DATA | Day of Pentecost | Congratulations to the High School Graduates! Graduation Ceremonies: Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative - 1 PM at Centennial Hall; Juneau-Douglas - 4 PM in the Gym; Thunder Mountain - 7 PM in the Gym

Sat. 5/26/12: DATA

Fri. 5/25/12: DATA

Thur. 5/24/12: DATA | Buds on the Spruce Trees are opening

Wed. 5/23/12: DATA

Tue. 5/22/12: DATA

Mon. 5/21/12: DATA

SUNDAY 5/20/12: DATA

Sat. 5/19/12: DATA | Armed Forces Day | First Wilson's Warbler of 2012 Seen at 0852

Fri. 5/18/12: DATA | Juneau Maritime Festival, 3 - 9 PM, Marine Park Area

Thur. 5/17/12: DATA | Ascension Day

Wed. 5/16/12: DATA | 1117: A Red-Breasted Sapsucker is pecking on the utility pole by the driveway | NWS: Record Snowfall Tuesday, May 15th - See 0355 Below

Tue. 5/15/12: DATA | NWS: Record Snowfall today, Tuesday, May 15th - See 0355 5/16 Above | 1937 - 1948: Rainbow to ESE | 1741: Very faint partial Rainbow to the NE | Fresh Snow on mountaintops overnight | Record Snowfall on Monday, May 14th at the Juneau Airport - See 0348 Below

Mon. 5/14/12: DATA | Record Snowfall today, Monday, May 14th, at the Juneau Airport - See 0348 5/15 Above | 1559 - 1601: An Alder Flycatcher is in the backyard

SUNDAY 5/13/12: DATA | Happy Mother's Day! | NWS: Record Rainfall in Petersburg on Saturday, May 12th - See 0250 Below

Sat. 5/12/12: DATA | NWS: Record Rainfall in Petersburg on Saturday, May 12th - See 0250 5/13 Above | The Juneau Maritime Festival set for today, May 12th, has been postponed until Friday, May 18th from 3 - 9 PM - See KTOO's article

Fri. 5/11/12: DATA | The Juneau Maritime Festival set for May 12th has been postponed until Friday, May 18th from 3 - 9 PM - See KTOO's article

Thur. 5/10/12: DATA

Wed. 5/09/12: DATA

Tue. 5/08/12: DATA | Snowing today in the inner Gold Creek valley and on the very top - top of Mt. Juneau and of Mt. Roberts | 1633: Rainbow to ENE, faint for the left half | 0740: Gold Creek is running muddy

Mon. 5/07/12: DATA

SUNDAY 5/06/12: DATA | Snowing on the very tops - tops of the mainland mountains

Sat. 5/05/12: DATA | Fresh Dusting of Snow on the very tops - tops of the mainland mountains | Nowell Avenue Garage Sale 8 AM to 1 PM

Fri. 5/04/12: DATA | 1619: Faint Rainbow to the ENE

Thur. 5/03/12: DATA | 1321: The First Cruise Ship of the 2012 Visitor Season, the "Carnival Spirit", has arrived | Snow fell on the mountaintops overnight | NWS Summary of April 2012 Weather at the Juneau International Airport - See Below | 0905: Both Webcams are now functional

Wed. 5/02/12: DATA | I've been transitioning to a new computer this evening and one of the webcams (a new one) is giving me troubles

Tue. 5/01/12: DATA | 16th Annual Spring King Salmon Derby begins and runs through May 31