MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for DECEMBER 2006

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  29.7  31.2   5:15p  27.2  12:30a  35.3   0.0  0.20   0.5   8.0   4:10p  SSE  11.76  2.8 MISS Cld/Lt-VryLtSn-FrzDriz AFewPeriodsNoSnow Cld/Sn-LtSn
 2  31.9  34.1   8:20p  30.1   1:05a  33.1   0.0  0.36   1.2  20.0  10:15p  WNW  29.92  5.0 28.5 Cld/Sn-Lt&VryLtSn-Sn Cld/Snow-Rain Cld/Sn-LtSn Brzy 
 3  34.0  36.6  11:50p  32.4  12:15a  31.0   0.0  0.19   1.4  18.0  12:10a    S  34.08  2.0 MISS LtVryLtSn-Sn Cld Cld/VryLtSpr Cld/TnyBrks Cld Cld/Rn
 4  34.3  36.3  12:05a  33.4   6:30a  30.7   0.0  0.21   0.5  11.0  10:35p  WNW  11.56  0.0 22.0 Cld/LtRn Fog-LoCld/Spr-LtVryLtRn Cldy Cld/VarFog Spr
 5  36.9  41.6   6:20p  33.4   2:10p  28.1   0.0  0.16   2.7  21.0   6:10p  SSE  65.56  0.0 MISS Cld/LtRnRn Cld DecrCld Clr IncrCld Cld Brz ThinSpots
 6  40.6  44.2   3:55p  37.3   2:45a  24.4   0.0  0.78   4.5  29.0   5:20p  SSE 107.14  0.0 14.3 Cld/PeriodsRn Cld VryLtDrizz-Rn-LtRn Brz-Wind Cld Rn
 7  38.3  41.1  12:05a  36.5   8:05p  26.7   0.0  0.54   1.6  14.0  12:55a    S  38.52  0.0 MISS Cld/VarRn Cld/Rn-LtRn-Spr-VryLtRn LwrRibbons-BandsPM
 8  37.4  40.1  12:50p  31.2  11:10p  27.6   0.0  0.04   1.8  13.0   1:25a    S  44.19  0.0  9.2 Cld/LtRn Cld-MtntopsInClds Cld/MCld Cld PCld Clr Fog
 9  32.2  33.5   2:35p  30.3   5:40a  32.8   0.0  0.18   0.6  10.0   1:50p    W  14.15  0.2 MISS Fog FewBrks VarFog Cldy Cld/Driz/LtSn/Sn-Rn/Rn-Sn Rn
10  34.6  37.2   6:10p  32.9   3:20p  30.4   0.0  0.03   2.1  18.0   7:50p    S  49.45 TRCE  9.1 Cld/OccRn-Sn/Rn Cld MCld Cld-ThinAreas Cld Spr Cld 
11  36.3  41.9   2:25a  33.7   8:45a  28.7   0.0  0.23   2.7  30.0   1:55a    S  64.38  0.0 MISS Cld/Shr Windy Cld Cld-MtntopsinClds/Rn/Sn-Rn/Spr Cld
12  35.1  37.5  11:15p  32.5   9:05p  29.9   0.0  0.07   2.3  19.0  11:10p  SSE  54.48  0.0  8.4 Cldy FewBrks Cld/Spr-VryLtRn Cld PCld Clear-PCld
13  35.0  40.6   4:20a  31.5   6:00p  30.0   0.0 TRACE   2.5  26.0   2:35a    W  60.33 TRCE MISS Cldy Cld-Ovcst SnBlowingOnMtns Cld/VryLtSn Cldy LtSn
14  31.9  34.4   3:25a  28.8   5:45p  33.1   0.0  0.10   1.2  12.0   1:55a    S  29.24  0.7  9.2 Sn-LtSn MClr IncrCld Cld/FrzDriz Cld PCld Aur LtSn
15  28.4  30.7   1:10p  26.3   6:30a  36.6   0.0 TRACE   0.5   6.0   4:20a  WSW  11.05  1.1 MISS Cld/Sn Cld Cld/VryLtSn Cld/MCld Cld/Brks M/PCld Cld
16  30.2  31.3   5:40p  28.4  12:05a  34.8   0.0  0.13   2.7  14.0  10:55a  SSE  65.39  2.8 12.0 Cld/LtSn Cld Cld/LtSn-FrzDrizz-Sleet-VryLtSn-Sn
17  33.5  39.5  10:50p  31.0  12:10a  31.5   0.0  0.44   4.0  31.0  10:55p  SSE  96.42  4.6 MISS Cld/Sn Cld Cld/VryLtSn-Sn/Sn-Rn/Rn Brzy-Windy LtRn
18  36.3  39.8   2:45a  33.1   8:40p  28.7   0.0  0.30   3.3  25.0  12:30a  SSE  78.55  0.2  9.4 Cld/Rn-LtMist-Spr CldyPeriods Rn-Sn MCld Cld Cld/Sn
19  36.5  41.3   9:05p  33.2  12:35a  28.5   0.0  0.64   5.4  25.0   7:55p  SSE 130.07  0.4 MISS Cld/Sn-Rn/Rn Cld Cld/Sn-Rn/Sn Cld/Rn Brzy Cld Cld/Rn
20  36.8  39.9   2:20a  33.2   7:10p  28.2   0.0  0.79   3.5  21.0   6:55a    S  82.85  0.0 MISS Cld/OccGusts/Rn-LtRn-Driz-Spr Cld MCld Cld/Spr Ovcst
21  33.4  35.5  12:05a  32.2  11:50p  31.6   0.0  0.53   2.6  22.0   4:20p    S  61.45  0.7  7.1 Cld/Rn-Sn/Sn/Sn-Rn Cld Sn Cld PCld MCld Cld/SnShwrs
22  33.8  37.2   1:05p  30.9   3:55a  31.2   0.0  0.19   3.9  30.0   2:15p  SSE  92.83  2.0 MISS Cld/Sn Cld Cld/Extrm&VryLtSn Brzy-Wndy Cld/Sn Cld Rn
23  34.7  36.5   8:15a  32.9  10:40a  30.3   0.0  0.50   4.0  27.0   5:45p  SSE  96.15  0.6  8.3 Cld/Rn Cld Cld/Rn-Sn/Sn/Sn-Rn Brzy-Gusts Cld/Rn-LtRn
24  37.2  41.5   9:30a  34.1   6:35p  27.8   0.0  0.07   7.6  42.0  12:30p  ENE 181.62  0.0 MISS Cld/Rn Cld Windy Cld/Spr-VryLtRn-LtSn Cld Cld/Rn-Sn
25  37.0  39.3  12:45a  32.7  12:15p  28.0   0.0  0.94   6.1  34.0  12:10a  SSE 147.12  0.5  6.9 Cld Brzy-Windy Cld/LtSn-Rn-Mist-Drizz/Sn-Rn Cld/Rn
26  34.1  37.8   5:05a  29.7   6:50p  30.9   0.0  0.19   1.6  12.0   3:50a    ?  38.22  0.3 MISS Cld/Rn-Spr-LtRn Cld/ThinAreas-Brks VarCld-Clr/SnShrs
27  31.1  34.7  11:05p  27.8   8:45a  33.9   0.0  0.01   1.2  16.0  11:20p FRZN  27.66  0.3  7.2 VarCld SnShr PCld Cld-PCld Cld Sleet-FrzDrizShr Cld
28  34.4  37.2  11:20p  30.7   2:15a  30.6   0.0  0.80   5.2  22.0   5:10a  SSE 124.56  3.0 MISS Snow Brz-Windy Rn-Mist-Spr Cld Cld/LtRn-Spr/Rn-Sn/Rn
29  37.4  40.5  10:05a  34.7  12:25a  27.6   0.0  0.81   5.5  28.0   9:30a  SSE 133.19  0.0  7.6 Cld/Rn-LtRn-Drizz-Spr FewBrksinRninMorn Breezy-Windy
30  36.2  37.3  12:40a  35.2   4:10p  28.8   0.0  0.39   4.1  21.0  10:00p  SSE  97.32  0.0 MISS Cld/Shr Cld/Brks Cld/Spr-LtRn-Rn-Mist Rn Lt-BrzyWind
31  38.4  40.8   8:00p  36.0  12:05a  26.6   0.0  0.74   5.8  29.0   2:25a  SSE 138.27  0.0  6.5 Cld/Rn Lt-BrzyWind Cld/Spr-VryLtRn-LtMist Cld/Rn
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    34.8  44.2     6    26.3    15   937.4   0.0 10.56   3.0  42.0    24   SSE 2217.48 27.2

(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:	34.8
AVERAGE High Temp:	37.8
MINIMUM High Temp:	30.7	15th
MAXIMUM High Temp:	44.2	6th
AVERAGE Low Temp:	32.0
MINIMUM Low Temp:	26.3	15th
MAXIMUM Low Temp:	37.3	6th
		
MAX >= 90.0:		0
MAX >= 80.0:		0
MAX >= 70.0:		0
MAX <= 32.0:		3	1st, 15th, 16th
MIN <= 32.0:		13	1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, 26th, 27th, 28th
MIN <=  0.0:		0
		
MAXIMUM Humidity (%):	97	4th, 5th, 6th
MINIMUM Humidity (%):	42	13th @ 0210
		
MAXIMUM Pressure (mb):	1031.9	1st @ 0359
MINIMUM Pressure (mb):	972.3	21st @ 0559
		
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:	937.4
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:	30.2
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:	24.4	6th
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:	36.6	15th
TOTAL Cool Deg Days:	0.0
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration
		
TOTAL   Precip.:	10.56
AVERAGE Precip.:	0.3
DAYS of Precip.:	31
MAXIMUM Precip.:	0.94	25th
MAXIMUM Rain Rate:	0.39	20th @ 0604
Days of Rain: 28 (>.01 in) 23 (>.1 in) 0 (>1 in)
TOTAL Snowfall:		27.2
DAYS of Snowfall:	19	All but: 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 11th, 12th, 20th, 24th, 29th, 30th, 31st
		
AVERAGE High Wind:	21.1
MINIMUM High Wind:	6	15th
MAXIMUM High Wind:	42	24th
WIND RUN (miles):	2217.48
		
DAYS Sun at any time:	5 (seen on mainland)

Station Location does not receive any direct sunshine between 
November 28 and January 11 or 12 because of the mountains on 
Douglas Island.

DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:	31
DAYS OF Rainbow:	0
DAYS OF Aurora:		1	14th from 1644 - 1750
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

December 2006 - Barometric Pressure & Temperature with Highs & Lows.

December 2006 - Dewpoint & Humidity.

December 2006 - Rainfall & High Rain Rate with Pressure & Humidity.

December 2006 - 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 12/31/06: DATA | New Year's Eve | Record daily maximum rainfall set at Juneau International Airport today and at the West Juneau Weather Station - See Below | A Wind Advisory is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 6 PM AST Monday - See 1600 Below | Changes in store for Tide Graphic and Tide Table beginning January 1, 2007 - See Below

12/30/06: DATA | 2334 (Posted here 0621 12/31): Wind Advisory in effect until 9 am AST Sunday

12/29/06: DATA | 2100: Wind Advisory has been Cancelled - See 2100 Below

12/28/06: DATA | Wind Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening until noon AST Friday - See 1530 Below | Previous Wind Advisory expired at noon AST today | Wind Direction Vane thawed out at 2315 12/27 and is now operational

12/27/06: DATA | 1600: Snow Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 12 PM AST Thursday - See 1600 Below and Wind Advisory still in effect from midnight tonight to 6 am AST Thursday - See 1600 Below | Up until 2315: The Wind Direction Vane was frozen in place and had been since about 1630 12/26

12/26/06: DATA | 1630: Wind Direction Vane froze in place at SSW

12/25/06: DATA | Christmas - Celebrating the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ | 1800: Wind Advisory remains in effect until midnight AST Monday 12/25 night - See 0300 Below

SUNDAY 12/24/06: DATA | Fourth Sunday in Advent | Christmas Eve | 1600: Wind Advisory remains in effect until noon AST Monday for exposed areas - See 0600 Below

12/23/06: DATA | 2100: Wind Advisory in effect until 9 PM AST allowed to expire - See 2100 Below

12/22/06: DATA | 1500: Wind Advisory remains in effect until to 6 am AST Saturday - See 0606 Below | Potentially dangerous storm system to move into the eastern Gulf of Alaska Sunday and Monday - See 1600 Below

12/21/06: DATA | First Day of Winter - Winter Solstice at 3:22 p.m. AST today | 1600: Wind Advisory in effect from 12 PM to 6 PM AST Friday - See 1600 Below | 1550: Heavy Snow Warning has been cancelled - See 1550 Below

12/20/06: DATA | 0600: NWS - Wind Advisory has expired | Winds Recorded Yesterday - See 12/19

12/19/06: DATA | Wind Advisory Was in Effect Today | High winds 12/19: 132 mph Sheep Mountain; 48 mph Juneau Airport at about 3 p.m.; 43 mph Mayflower Island; 25 mph West Juneau Weather Station; 23 mph Juneau Federal Building.

12/18/06: DATA | Wind Advisory (a new one) in effect from 12 PM (Noon) AST Tuesday through 9 PM AST Tuesday - See 1800 Below | Winds Dec. 17 - 18 night: See 12/17

SUNDAY 12/17/06: DATA | Third Sunday in Advent | Snow Advisory Cancelled at 0930 | 1100: Wind Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to 3 AM AST Monday 12/18 - See 2047 Below

12/16/06: DATA | 1845: Snow Advisory remains in effect from 9 p.m. this evening to Noon AST Sunday - See 1040 Below

12/15/06: DATA | Snow Advisory in effect from 3 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. AST Sunday - See 1520 Below

12/14/06: DATA | 0409: Snow Advisory Cancelled by the NWS - See 0409 Below

12/13/06: DATA | Snow Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to 12 PM AST Thursday - See 1630 Below and 0545 Below

12/12/06: DATA

12/11/06: DATA

SUNDAY 12/10/06: DATA | Second Sunday in Advent

12/09/06: DATA

12/08/06: DATA

12/07/06: DATA | Pearl Harbor Day

12/06/06: DATA | 2000: Wind Advisory extended until 10 PM AST this evening - See 2000 Below | The KINY Radio Studios downtown had a gust of 55 mph in the afternoon

12/05/06: DATA | Wind Advisory Cancelled at 2205 by the NWS

12/04/06: DATA

SUNDAY 12/03/06: DATA | First Sunday in Advent | 0944: Heavy Snow Warning Cancelled - See 0944 Below | Record snowfall in the Juneau area Saturday 12/02 - See 0316 Below

12/02/06: DATA | Record snowfall in the Juneau area Saturday 12/02 - See 0316 12/03 Above | 1530: NWS - Heavy Snow Warning remains in effect until 6 am AST Sunday - See 1530 Below | 0600: Snow Advisory has expired

12/01/06: DATA | 1530: Snow Advisory in effect from 6 p.m. this evening to 6 a.m. AST Saturday. Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning through late Saturday night - See 1530 Below | 1153: Freezing Rain Advisory has expired