MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for JANUARY 2013

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  37.9  43.1   3:30p  36.2   8:35a  27.2   0.0  0.38   2.3  32.0   3:30p  SSE  54.04  0.0   5" Cldy Cldy/SprToRain OccLt-BrzyWind-Gsts
 2  34.3  36.9  12:05a  31.3   4:05p  30.6   0.0  0.13   0.5  10.0   1:20a  SSE  11.15 TRCE   5" Cd/Rn Cd-FreqLoCd/LtSp-R/Rn-Sn/ Cd PCd Cd-FewSp Brks
 3  31.5  33.4  12:05a  29.3   9:15a  33.5   0.0  0.07   0.0   6.0   6:25a    W   0.88  0.2   5" Cd-MnlndHidden Cd Thn-ThnshCds-Blu Cd Cd/XtmLtSnToSn
 4  32.8  34.7   1:00p  31.8  12:05a  32.2   0.0  0.09   0.1   6.0   6:10p  WNW   1.36  3.1   7" Cd/Snow Cd Cd-LoCds Cd-VarBrks P/MCd VarMCd-Cdw/Fog
 5  33.3  35.5  10:00p  32.1   1:50a  31.7   0.0 TRACE   0.4  10.0   8:15p  SSE   8.45  0.0   7" Cd Cd/VryLtDrz-Mst Cd Cd/VryLtRn-Sn Cd Cd/VryLtSp Cd
 6  35.2  36.5   3:55p  32.9   4:50a  29.8   0.0  0.01   0.6  11.0   3:25p  SSE  14.43  0.0   6" Cd-SomeLoCds Cd/VryLtSp Cd Cd/XtmLtSpToSp-Mstw/Lulls
 7  33.8  35.3  12:50a  32.4   5:40a  31.2   0.0  0.35   0.3  10.0   7:30p    S   7.42  0.5 MISS Cd/R/R-S/S/LtDrz Cd-OccHntsBlu/VryLtR&SpShr Cd/SpToR
 8  33.7  35.3   1:55p  29.0  12:00m  31.3   0.0  0.23   0.6  10.0  10:40a  SSE  15.12 TRCE   6" Cd/Rn/R-Sn/Sp-VryLtR-Drz-Mst/Snw/Lull DecrCd Fog Clr
 9  24.9  29.0  12:05a  21.1   8:30p  40.1   0.0  0.00   0.3   7.0   2:15p    W   7.53  0.0   6" Clear Frost MClr/PCld Clr Clr-FewSmClds Clr M/PCld
10  28.6  30.3   5:10p  25.0  12:55a  36.4   0.0  0.10   0.1   8.0  11:05a  SSE   2.87  2.8   9" MCd Cd Cd/XtmLtSnToLtFineSn Cd Cd/VryLtSnToSn
11  30.7  32.1   2:10p  29.5  12:45a  34.3   0.0  0.11   0.0   2.0  12:35p  SSE   0.00  3.2  11" Cd Cd/VryLtSnShr Cd/XtmLtMst-Sp/VryLtSnToS&XtmLtSn-R
12  31.8  33.8  11:35p  30.3  12:05a  33.2   0.0  0.03   0.0   8.0  11:35p  ESE   1.12  1.2  10" Cd/Sn Cd-LoCds Cd-LoCds/ExtmLt-VryVryLtMst-SprW/Lull
13  35.5  38.6  11:40p  33.1   1:45a  29.5   0.0  0.22   1.0  13.0   5:20p  SSE  24.85  0.0 MISS Cd/LtRn LoCd LoCd/XtmLtMst-Sp-VryLtDrz Cd/VryLtR-Drz
14  40.1  41.2  12:00p  38.2   6:35p  24.9   0.0  0.29   1.9  14.0   5:25a  SSE  44.78  0.0   5" Cd/VryLtRn-LtR/VryLtR-Drz/VryLtMst-Sp/Rn-Sp-VryLtDrz
15  36.5  39.9  12:05a  34.1  10:45p  28.5   0.0  0.88   0.9  15.0  11:10a  SSE  22.24 TRCE   3" Cd/Rn-LtRn/Rn-Sn/Rn-VryLtRn-Spr Cd-FewStars Cd
16  34.3  36.5  12:00m  32.7   5:05p  30.7   0.0  0.77   0.7  16.0   9:20p  SSE  16.92  0.4   4" Cd Fog Cd Cd/Sp-VryLtRn Cd/Var:Rn/Rn-Sn/Sn-R/Sn Cd/R
17  37.8  40.1   1:20p  33.5  11:20p  27.2   0.0  0.83   1.5  17.0   8:35a  SSE  36.29  0.0   2" Cd/Rn&DrzToVryLtSp Cd-VarBrks Cd/Sp/Rn-Drz M/PCd PCd
18  32.3  34.7   1:25p  28.7   9:00p  32.7   0.0  0.04   0.2  10.0   1:05a  SSE   3.60  1.2   4" Cd Cd-OccBrks/SnowShowers MCd Cd-Brks VarCdToPCd
19  30.5  33.1  11:45a  28.5   7:25p  34.5   0.0  0.00   0.4   9.0   6:05p  WSW   9.01  0.0   4" MCd Cd-FewBrks Cd MCd&Cdw/VryThnToThnshCd PCd Cd/MCd
20  32.7  36.6  11:05p  30.1  12:05a  32.3   0.0  0.14   0.3  10.0  10:55p  SSE   6.99  0.0   3" MCld Cld-Brks Cld Cld/VryLtRn Cld Cld/Rn-LtRn
21  35.6  36.9   1:10a  33.5  11:45p  29.4   0.0  0.28   0.4  13.0   3:05a  SSE   9.34  0.0   2" Cd/Rn-Lt-VryLtRn Cd Foggy-CdyOvhd&Fog-FogHidingMnlnd
22  34.5  36.8   3:35p  32.1   6:15a  30.5   0.0  0.10   0.2   9.0   1:10p    W   3.82  0.0 MISS Cd FogHdngMnlnd Cd Cd-VarBrk Cd Cd/VryLtSp-Lt-VryLtR
23  36.2  37.8  12:30p  35.0  11:20p  28.8   0.0  0.32   0.4  10.0   2:40p  SSE   9.51  0.0   1" Cd/VryLtRnToRn&Sp Cd-SomeBrks Cd/XtmLt-VryLtSp Cd/Rn
24  35.7  38.2   1:45p  33.5   9:10p  29.3   0.0  0.11   0.2  11.0  10:35p    S   4.84  0.0 MISS Cd/Rn Cd Cd/VryLtSpr Cd Cd-Brks Cd-FogVarHidingMnlnd
25  36.9  39.2   6:15p  32.9   2:00a  28.1   0.0  0.24   0.9  11.0  11:40p  SSE  20.40  0.0   0" Cd Cd/Rn-Spr-VryLtRn Cd/PeriodsSpr Cd/Spr-VryLtRn
26  35.6  38.5  12:05a  31.2   9:40p  29.4   0.0  0.37   0.5  13.0   3:35a  SSE  11.94  0.2  0.2 Cd/R-Drz-Sp-Lt-VryLtR/R-Sn/Sn Brks Cd/Sn Cd/MCd Brks
27  25.0  32.1   3:40a  16.2  12:00m  40.0   0.0  0.10   1.8  21.0  11:50p  WNW  41.98  1.5   2" Cd Cd/Sn-XtmLtS Cd-Occ:Brks&SnShrs Cd/VryLtStoSnShrs
28   7.9  16.2  12:05a   4.8   1:00p  57.1   0.0  0.04   3.3  25.0   6:30p    E  78.46  2.1   3" Cd/S Cd Var:PCd-Clr-MPCd-Cd-MCd SnBloMnlnd OccWnd Cd
29  12.0  18.9  11:50p   5.2   2:40a  53.0   0.0  0.52   0.3  17.0   1:15a    W   7.12  5.0   7" Cld-MainlandVariablyObscured-Hidden/VryLtSnToSn
30  24.9  28.8  12:00m  18.9  12:05a  40.1   0.0  0.14   0.0   4.0   5:20p   NW   0.08  1.1*  7" Cd-MnlndVarObsc/Sn/S-R/Frzng&Var:Drz-Mst-Sp Cd-LoCd
31  31.0  32.9   1:25p  27.6   2:30a  34.0   0.0  0.13   0.0   6.0  10:25p  SSE   0.32  0.0** 7" Cd-OccLoCd/FrzngRn-VryLt:Mst-Rn-Drz-SpW/Lull&HntsBlu
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    31.7  43.1     1     4.8    28  1031.5   0.0  7.02   0.6  32.0     1    SSE 476.86 22.5

(1) As measured on Front Lawn

*1/30: There was also an accumulation of 1/4" from Snow-Frozen Rain-Drizzle
**1/31: There was also an accumulation of 3/8" from Freezing Rain-Drizzle-Misting-Sprinkling 
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:	31.7
AVERAGE High Temp:	34.6
MINIMUM High Temp:	16.2	28th
MAXIMUM High Temp:	43.1	1st
AVERAGE Low Temp:	28.7
MINIMUM Low Temp:	4.8	28th
MAXIMUM Low Temp:	38.2	14th
LOWEST Wind Chill Temp: -8.0	28th @ 1525 (based on 10 minute Average Wind Speed)
		
MAX >= 90.0:		0
MAX >= 80.0:		0
MAX >= 70.0:		0
MAX <= 32.0:		5	9th, 10th, 28th, 29th, 30th
MIN <= 32.0:		17	2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st
MIN <=  0.0:		0
		
MAXIMUM Humidity (%):	97	16th @ 1943
MINIMUM Humidity (%):	41	28th @ 2207
		
MAXIMUM Pressure (mb):	1029.1	12th @ 1159
MINIMUM Pressure (mb):	993.5	25th @ 0114
		
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:	1031.5
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:	33.3
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:	24.9	14th
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:	57.1	28th
TOTAL Cool Deg Days:	0.0
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration
		
TOTAL   Precip.:	7.02
AVERAGE Precip.:	0.24
DAYS of Precip.:	29	All but: 9th, 19th
MAXIMUM Precip.:	0.88	15th
MAXIMUM Rain Rate:	0.22	16th @ 2130
Days of Rain: 27 (>.01 in) 19 (>.1 in) 0 (>1 in)
TOTAL Snowfall:		22.5
DAYS of Snowfall:	16	2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 15th, 16th, 18th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th
		
AVERAGE High Wind:	11.8
MINIMUM High Wind:	2	11th
MAXIMUM High Wind:	32	1st
WIND RUN (miles):	476.86
		
DAYS Full Sun at any time:	5	2nd (On Mainland Only), 9th (On Mainland Only), 18th, 22nd (On Mainland Only), 28th
DAYS Extrm. Weak to Weak Sun:	5	3rd (On Mainland Only), 4th (On Mainland Only), 19th, 27th (Mt. Juneau only, 31st (Almost Extremely Weak Sun)
DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:	30	All but 9th
DAYS OF Rainbow:	0
DAYS OF Aurora:		0
DAYS OF Lightning:	0
DAYS OF Earthquake:	1	4th @ 2358: 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake 95 miles NW of Dixon Entrance and 208 miles S of Juneau.
				            Quake was felt in parts of 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

January 2013 - Barometric Pressure & Temperature with Highs & Lows.

January 2013 - Dewpoint & Humidity.

January 2013 - Rainfall & High Rain Rate with Pressure & Humidity.

January 2013 - 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. 1/31/13: DATA | The NWS Freezing Rain Advisory is Cancelled - See 1358 Below | 0053 AST: 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake which was noticed slightly by a few in Juneau; it was felt strongly in Sitka and in Craig, and felt to some degree in Wrangell - See 0053 Below

Wed. 1/30/13: DATA | 1745: NWS: The Freezing Rain Advisory is now in effect until 10 PM AST this evening - See 1745 Below | 0850: NWS Winter Weather Advisory for Freezing Drizzle is cancelled.- See 0850 Below

Tue. 1/29/13: DATA | 1150: The Winter Storm Warning has been Cancelled by the NWS - See 1150 Below | Capital Transit is on Winter Snow Routes today; School Buses are also on Snow Routes

Mon. 1/28/13: DATA | 1552: NWS: Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 3 AM to 3 PM AST Tuesday - See 1552 Below

SUNDAY 1/27/13: DATA | 1524: NWS: Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday morning - See 1524 Below

Sat. 1/26/13: DATA

Fri. 1/25/13: DATA

Thur. 1/24/13: DATA

Wed. 1/23/13: DATA

Tue. 1/22/13: DATA | 0945: Dense Fog Advisory will Expire at 10 AM AST this morning - See 0945 Below | Rally For Life - Noon, at the Capitol Building

Mon. 1/21/13: DATA | M. L. King Jr. Holiday - Federal, State, & Local Holiday | 1853: NWS: Dense Fog Advisory in effect until 5 AM AST Tuesday - See 1853 Below

SUNDAY 1/20/13: DATA

Sat. 1/19/13: DATA

Fri. 1/18/13: DATA | 1042: Sun shining at the house, first time since Nov. 23, 2012

Thur. 1/17/13: DATA

Wed. 1/16/13: DATA | 28th Annual Legislative Welcome Reception: 5  6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall

Tue. 1/15/13: DATA | The 28th Alaska State Legislature - 1st Session, Convenes today

Mon. 1/14/13: DATA

SUNDAY 1/13/13: DATA

Sat. 1/12/13: DATA | NWS: Warming Trend and Wet Weather Sunday through Tuesday - See 0910 Below

Fri. 1/11/13: DATA | NWS: Warming Trend and Wet Weather Sunday through Tuesday - See 1500 Below

Thur. 1/10/13: DATA

Wed. 1/09/13: DATA | NWS: Slippery conditions as water freezes - See 2109 1/08 Below

Tue. 1/08/13: DATA | NWS: Slippery conditions as water freezes - See 2109 Below

Mon. 1/07/13: DATA | Russian Orthodox Christmas

SUNDAY 1/06/13: DATA | Epiphany

Sat. 1/05/13: DATA | 0158: The Tsunami Warning is Cancelled - See 0158 Below | 0001: A Tsunami Warning is now in effect which includes the coastal areas of British Columbia and Alaska from the north tip of Vancouver Island British Columbia to Cape Suckling Alaska/located 75 miles SE of Cordova - See 0001 Below | 2358 AST 1/04/13: 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake 95 miles NW of Dixon Entrance and 208 miles S of Juneau - Quake was felt in Juneau, there were 230 responses from the Juneau area at the USGS site by 0058; the quake was not felt at the West Juneau Weather Station.

Fri. 1/04/13: DATA | 2358 AST: 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake 95 miles NW of Dixon Entrance and 208 miles S of Juneau - Quake was felt in Juneau

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earthquake Details

Magnitude 7.5
Date-Time
  • Saturday, January 05, 2013 at 08:58:19 UTC
  • Friday, January 04, 2013 at 11:58:19 PM at epicenter
Location 55.368N, 134.621W
Depth 9.8 km (6.1 miles)
Region SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA
Distances 102 km (63 miles) W of Craig, Alaska
303 km (188 miles) WNW of Prince Rupert, Canada
335 km (208 miles) S of Juneau, Alaska
402 km (249 miles) WNW of Terrace, Canada
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 11 km (6.8 miles); depth +/- 3.5 km (2.2 miles)
Parameters NST=446, Nph=447, Dmin=95.7 km, Rmss=1.55 sec, Gp=22,
M-type=(unknown type), Version=C
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usc000ejqv

Thur. 1/03/13: DATA | 0957: NWS: Dense Fog Advisory will expire at 10 AM AST this morning - See 0957 Below | NWS Summary of December 2012 Weather at the Juneau International Airport - See Below

Wed. 1/02/13: DATA | 0643: Now Available: The December 2012 Monthly Report, the 2012 Yearly Report, and the updated Weather Database

Tue. 1/01/13: DATA | New Year's Day! - Federal, State, and Local Holiday | The December Monthly Report and the 2012 Yearly Report are scheduled to be posted January 2, Lord willing