MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for MAR. 2003                 11/21/03 Revision

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)

                                      HEAT  COOL        AVG
    MEAN                              DEG   DEG         WIND                DOM
DAY TEMP  HIGH   TIME   LOW    TIME   DAYS  DAYS  RAIN  SPEED HIGH   TIME   DIR    WEATHER
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 1  37.1  39.8   3:05p  34.6   3:15a  27.9   0.0  0.76   2.4  16.0  11:25a    E Cloudy with Rain  
 2  38.4  42.2  11:20a  35.2  12:30a  26.6   0.0  0.04   1.3  11.0   7:25a  SSW Fog,VarClds,LtRain
 3  38.8  40.8  12:35p  36.9  11:45p  26.2   0.0  0.16   0.3   5.0   2:00a  NNE LoCld/Fg/LtRn-Driz
 4  37.0  39.9   1:25p  31.5  11:45p  28.0   0.0  0.36   1.7  14.0   9:25p  SSW LoClds,Rn,Cldy,Clr
 5  30.8  35.5   8:30a  25.4  11:35p  34.2   0.0  0.00   4.1  26.0  12:40p  SSW Aurora,Clr,OccGust
 6  23.1  26.3   9:30a  18.4  10:00p  41.9   0.0  0.00   2.6  21.0  11:30a    N Aurora,Clear
 7  16.4  18.8  12:05a  11.9  11:55p  48.6   0.0  0.00   7.3  37.0   9:55p    N Mostly Clear,Windy
 8  15.5  19.7  11:35p  10.4   5:00a  49.5   0.0  0.00   6.2  37.0   1:00a    N Clear,Windy
 9  20.5  23.6  11:20a  14.4   2:25a  44.5   0.0  0.00   9.7  40.0   2:00p    N Clear,Very Windy
10  16.7  21.4   3:00p  10.5   8:00p  48.3   0.0  0.00   3.5  18.0   5:25a    N Aurora,Clear
11  18.7  25.6   1:05p   9.7   5:05a  46.3   0.0  0.00   4.1  28.0  10:20p    N DiffuseAurora,Clr
12  17.1  20.5  12:05a  12.4  11:20p  47.9   0.0  0.00  11.9  50.0   6:35p    N Clr,VryWindy,Snow
13  14.8  18.8   8:25p  11.2   3:25a  50.2   0.0  0.17*  6.4  46.0   7:05a    N Wind,2030:12.5"Sn
14  24.4  29.5   3:45p  18.0  12:05a  40.6   0.0  0.17   1.6  11.0   1:35a   SW 2-3/8"Snow,VarClds
15  40.9  48.3   5:30p  27.9  12:05a  24.1   0.0  0.09   9.5  45.0   4:35p    N Var.Clds,Wind,Rain
16  36.5  47.1   1:30p  29.5   6:00a  28.5   0.0  0.00   3.2  28.0  11:50a  SSE PCld,Clr,Cld,Sprin
17  36.2  43.2   1:05p  30.3  12:05a  28.8   0.0  0.25   3.0  22.0   6:20p   NE Sn/Rn,VarClds,Rain
18  36.5  39.6   2:55p  32.5  12:25a  28.5   0.0  0.33   2.4  14.0  11:00a   NE Rn,Sn,Rn,PCld,Cldy
19  38.6  46.0   2:40p  31.8   6:55a  26.4   0.0  0.04   2.1  19.0   5:40p    N Cld,Rn,Clr,Ovrcast
20  38.4  45.1  11:35a  34.6   4:30a  26.6   0.0  0.21   2.1  14.0   6:40p   NE Cld,Var.Clds,Rain
21  39.5  48.0   2:10p  31.0   6:00a  25.5   0.0  0.05   1.8  11.0   9:50a  SSE Rn,Clr,PCld,Cld,Rn
22  36.6  43.1   2:45p  32.1  11:50p  28.4   0.0  0.16   2.2  16.0   7:25p  SSE Rn/Sn,PCld,Cld,Rn
23  35.8  40.9  12:10p  29.8   1:15a  29.1   0.0  0.00   2.7  14.0   9:45a    N SnFlurr,VarCld,Cld
24  36.8  45.5   1:40p  28.2  11:55p  28.2   0.0  0.03   2.4  17.0   3:05p   NE Cld,LtRn,MCld,Clr
25  35.0  46.2  11:35a  26.0   4:25a  30.0   0.0  0.00   2.4  19.0   1:05p  SSE Clear
26  37.5  49.8   1:30p  27.2   5:25a  27.5   0.0  0.00   2.7  24.0  10:20a  SSE Clear,MostlyCldy
27  37.2  45.7   4:25p  29.3   5:25a  27.8   0.0  0.07   1.2  10.0  10:30a  SSE MCldy,Rain,MCldy
28  41.3  46.7   2:20p  35.9  12:05a  23.7   0.0  0.08   2.1  21.0   6:10p    N MCld/Cld,Rn&Sprink
29  40.7  44.3  10:50p  36.6   6:05a  24.3   0.0  0.20   2.7  19.0   9:45p   NE Cldy/Rn-Driz-Sprin
30  40.8  46.7   1:00p  33.5  12:00m  24.2   0.0  0.23   2.3  14.0   2:35a   NE Cld/Rn,VarCld,Cldy
31  33.1  39.2   9:10a  25.3  12:00m  31.9   0.0  0.16   1.9  18.0  12:20p  SSE Cld/MCld,1.5"Sn,Clr
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    32.0  49.8    26     9.7    11  1024.2   0.0  3.56   3.5  50.0    12      N

Much to my chagrin, on Thurs., May 1, 2003, I discovered the wind direction has been in error, either 
since wind direction 1st showed Nov. 2002, or at some point after that. 76 degrees needs to be added 
to the readings up to May 1, 2003 at 2050.


Max >=  90.0:  0
Max <=  32.0:  9
Min <=  32.0: 22
Min <=   0.0:  0
Max Rain: 0.76 ON 03/01/03
Days of Rain: 19 (>.01 in) 12 (>.1 in) 0 (>1 in)
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration

*Melted Precip. on Mar. 13 is incomplete because the wind patterns in the vicinity of the Rain 
Collector prevented the snow from being caught. The deck nearby was also windswept and only
accumulated 1-1/2" snow after the wind had diminished.


3/31/03: 2050: Clear, too dark to see if snow still blowing off mountains. 
        1910: Clear with snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        1850: Mostly clear. 
        1750: Partly cloudy. 
        1730: Mostly cloudy with light snow. 
        1650: Mostly cloudy with snow. 
        1640: Mostly cloudy. 
        1620: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        1550: Mostly cloudy. 
        1530: Mostly cloudy with a few snowflakes. 
        1506: Light snow, breaks in clouds. 
        1450: Snow. 
        1436: Light snow. 
        1400: Snow, 1-1/4" so far since 1220. 
        1250: Heavy Snow. 
        1220: Heavy Snow. 
        1150: Mostly cloudy. 
        1130: Mostly cloudy. 
        1050: Cloudy with snow and snow pellets, sun shining back in Granite Creek (on mainland, to the NE). 
        1027: Mostly cloudy with periods of snow/snow pellets. 
        1015: Light snow, breaks in clouds. 
        1011: Snow pellets, poor visibility, but with spots of blue. 
        1002: Fluffy snowflakes, can see across Gastineau Channel now. 
        0958: Snow pellets, poor visibility. 
        0950: Cloudy with snow pellets. 
        0920: Mostly cloudy. 
        0850: Partly cloudy. 
        0750: Partly cloudy/Fair with light snow flurry. 
        0650: Partly cloudy, dusting of snow overnight. 


SUNDAY 3/30/03: 2050: Cloudy. 
        1800: Cloudy with sprinkles. 
        1750: Mostly cloudy. 
        1550: Partly cloudy. 
        1500: Mostly cloudy. 
        1400: Mostly cloudy. 
        1330: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        1300: Partly cloudy. 
        1237: Shallow arc Rainbow to NNE (in front of Mt. Juneau - The Highlands area), roofs still steaming 
              in the sunshine and sprinkling. 
        1222: Sun came out, sprinkling, roofs steaming in the sunshine. 
        Noon: Mostly cloudy/cloudy with sprinkles. 
        1140: Light rain/sprinkles, sun trying, ceiling rising. 
        1030: Rain, ceiling 1800' (Mt. Roberts Tramway Upper Terminal right at the border). 
        0850: Rain, ceiling at approximately 2200' (Just above Father Brown's Cross on Mt. Roberts). 
        0730: Rain. 
        0700: Light rain. 


3/29/03: 2100: Cloudy with occasional sprinkles. 
        2000: Light rain/drizzle. 
        1900: Cloudy. 
        1750: Cloudy with occasional sprinkles. 
        1730: Cloudy. 
        1700: Drizzle, occasional light rain. 
        1450: Light rain/drizzle. 
        1250: Cloudy with occasional sprinkles. 
        1150: Rain began 1145. 
        0900: Cloudy with occasional sprinkles. 
        0820: Cloudy with sprinkles, light rain. 
        0750: Cloudy, ribbon of fog over channel. 
        0700: Low clouds/fog with rain. 
        0630: Rain, ribbon of fog over Gastineau Channel. 


3/28/03: 2100: Rain. 
        2000: Sprinkles/Light rain, breezy. 
        1900: Cloudy with sprinkles, breezy. 
        1700: Cloudy with occasional sprinkles. 
        1600: Cloudy. 
        1400: Cloudy. 
        Noon: Cloudy with occasional sprinkles. 
        1050: Cloudy with occasional sprinkles. 
        1020: Mostly cloudy. 
        0930: Cloudy. 
        0650: Cloudy with occasional rain. 


3/27/03: 2050: Mostly cloudy. 
        1920: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        1750: Mostly cloudy. 
        1600: Mostly cloudy. 
        1400: Mostly cloudy. 
        Noon: Light rain, sprinkles. 
        1100: Rain. 
        1030: Rain. 
        1020: Cloudy with light rain. 
        0950: Mostly cloudy. 
        0930: Mostly cloudy. 
        0850: Cloudy with light snow/rain. 
        0800: Mostly cloudy. 
        0650: Mostly cloudy. 


3/26/03: 2050: Cloudy. 
        2000: Partly-Mostly cloudy. 
        1850: Partly cloudy/clear. 
        1750: Partly cloudy. 
        1720: Partly cloudy/clear. 
        1620: Mostly clear. 
        1600: Clear. 
        1450: Clear. 
        1350: Clear. 
        1250: Clear. 
        1130: Clear. 
        1005: Clear, becoming breezy, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
        0900: Clear. 
        0730: Clear, snow blowing off mainland mountains except Mt. Juneau. 
        0650: Mostly clear, very light frost on roofs.


3/25/03: 2100: Clear. 
        2000: Clear. 
        1850: Clear. 
        1700: Clear. 
        1550: Clear. 
        1450: Clear. 
        1350: Clear. 
        Noon: Clear. 
        1000: Clear, snow blowing off Mt. Roberts. 
        1000: Clear, snow blowing off Mt. Roberts. 
        0900: clear, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        0750: Clear, snow blowing off Mt. Roberts. 
        0700: Clear. 
        0650: Clear, frost on roofs. 


3/24/03: 2050: Clear. 
        2000: Clear. 
        1850: Clear, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        1750: Mostly clear. 
        1700: Mostly clear. 
        1600: Mostly clear. 
        1500: Mostly clear. 
        1330: Mostly clear. 
        1250: Partly cloudy.
        Noon: Mostly cloudy/Fair 
        1100: Cloudy. 
        1020: Fair. 
        1000: Mostly cloudy. 
        0900: Cloudy with occasional sprinkles. 
        0820: cloudy with light rain. 
        0650: Cloudy.


SUNDAY 3/23/03: 2100: Cloudy/Foggy. 
        1900: Mostly cloudy with occasional sprinkles. 
        1730: Mostly cloudy with sprinkles. 
        1620: Cloudy.
        1400: Mostly cloudy. 
        1320: Partly cloudy with light snow flurry. 
        Noon: Partly cloudy. 
        1020: Mostly cloudy, light snow flurry. 
        0930: Partly cloudy. 
        0920: Mostly cloudy with light snow flurries. 
        0800: Mostly cloudy. 
        0700: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        0630: Cloudy, dusting of snow overnight. 


3/22/03: 2050: Cloudy with occasional light rain, sprinkles. 
        1830: Cloudy with occasional sprinkles. 
        1700: Cloudy. 
        1620: Mostly cloudy. 
        1400: Partly cloudy. 
        1235: Clear, clouds around the mountains. 
        1150: Partly cloudy/clear. 
        1120: Partly cloudy. 
        1100: Mostly cloudy with lower fog/clouds over channel. 
        1030: Cloudy, lower fog/clouds over channel. 
        1000: Mostly cloudy. 
        0900: Partly/Mostly cloudy, light rain. 
        0850: Light rain. 
        0750: Snow-Rain. 
        0720: Light snow. 
        0620: Snow. 


3/21/03: 2050: Cloudy with light rain. 
        2000: Cloudy. 
        1920: Mostly cloudy. 
        1800: Cloudy. 
        1650: Cloudy. 
        1625: Partly/mostly cloudy. 
        1430: Partly cloudy. 
        1320: Mostly clear. 
        1200: Mostly clear. 
        1120: Mostly clear. 
        0950: Fair/Clear. 
        0800: Partly cloudy/clear. 
        0700: Partly cloudy, ribbon of fog over Gastineau Channel. 
        0630: Mostly clear. 


3/20/03: 2100: Rain. 
        2020: Rain, low clouds. 
        1900: Rain, low clouds. 
        1800: Light rain/drizzle and bands/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        1650: Sprinkles. 
        1630: Light rain/drizzle. 
        1600: Vernal Equinox. 
        1450: Cloudy with light rain. 
        1400: Cloudy with light rain. 
        1350: Cloudy. 
        Noon: Cloudy. 
        1135: Mostly cloudy. 
        1020: Fair/Mostly cloudy. 
        0935: Mostly cloudy.
        0850: Partly cloudy. 
        0750: Partly cloudy. 
        0700: Mostly cloudy. 
        0630: Cloudy, a few sprinkles during the night. 


3/19/03: 2000: Cloudy. 
        1800: Cloudy. 
        1630: Cloudy. 
        1600: High overcast. 
        1550: High overcast/fair. 
        1450: High overcast. 
        1325: High overcast. 
        1150: Fair/High thin overcast, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        1100: Clear with some high thin clouds southern part of sky, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        0900: Clear, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        0630: Mostly clear. 


3/18/03: 2050: Cloudy. 
        1950: Mostly cloudy. 
        1900: Cloudy/mostly cloudy.
        1800: Mostly cloudy/cloudy. 
        1652: Mostly cloudy. 
        1630: Partly cloudy. 
        1620: Partly cloudy, light rain. 
        1610: Heavy rain, breaks, full rainbow centered to ENE. 
        1604: Rain, partial rainbow to NE. 
        1600: Rain. 
        1500: Light rain/drizzle. 
        1305: Rain. 
        1250: Light rain. 
        Noon: Mixed rain and snow, slush from overnight has melted away. 
        0950: Light rain, sprinkles. 
        0820: Rain. 
        0640: Mixed rain and snow, 3/8" snow-slush overnight. 


3/17/03: 2050: Low clouds, rain. 
        1950: Low clouds, rain. 
        1900: Low clouds, light rain. 
        1745: Cloudy. 
        1630: Cloudy with light rain. 
        1600: Cloudy. 
        1440: Cloudy with light rain. 
        1220: Cloudy. 
        1150: Partly cloudy. 
        0950: Partly cloudy. 
        0900: Light rain/drizzle, breaks in clouds. 
        0750: Periods of rain and snow, 3/8" snow-slush since 0730. 
        0730: Snow. 
        0650: Cloudy, 3/8" snow overnight, melted by morning. 


SUNDAY 3/16/03: 2050: Mostly cloudy. 
        2000: Partly cloudy with sprinkles. 
        1750: Cloudy with sprinkles. 
        1700: Cloudy. 
        1550: Cloudy. 
        1430: Cloudy. 
        1400: Mostly cloudy. 
        1250: Partly cloudy. 
        1150: Fair/Mostly cloudy, occasional gusts. 
        1050: Mostly clear, breezy. 
        1000: Mostly clear. 
        0900: Clear. 
        0630: Clear. 


3/15/03: 2050: Partly cloudy. 
        2000: Cloudy, windy. 
        1915: Rain, low clouds. 
        1830: Cloudy, light rain. 
        1800: Cloudy, windy. 
        1700: Cloudy, very windy. 
        1350: Partly cloudy/clear, windy, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        1335: After some sprinkles, partly cloudy, snow still blowing off mainland mountains. 
        1250: Cloudy, windy, whitecaps on channel. 
        1235: Mostly cloudy, windy, snow blowing off mainland mountains and whitecaps on channel. 
        1100: Partly cloudy with sun out, windy, snow blowing off mainland mountainsand whitecaps on channel. 
        0720: High overcast, breezy to windy, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        0630: High overcast, occasional gusts, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 


3/14/03: 2050: Mostly/partly cloudy. 
        2020: Mostly cloudy. 
        1920: Partly cloudy/clear, moon shining. 
        1850: Partly cloudy. 
        1800: Cloudy with light snow. 
        1750: Cloudy. 
        1710: Mostly clear. 
        1650: Partly cloudy. 
        1620: Mostly cloudy with light snow. 
        1550: Partly cloudy. 
        1450: Cloudy, very light snow. 
        1420: Mostly cloudy. 
        1350: Partlycloudy. 
        1250: Mostly cloudy. 
        1150: Mostly cloudy with very light snow. 
        1010: Breaks in clouds and sun out, very light snow. 
        0850: Cloudy with light snow. 
        0830: Mostly cloudy. 
        0750: Breaks in clouds, light snow, 2-3/8" snow overnight to 0633. 
        0633: Very light snow, ceiling 1700' to above 3700', 2-3/8" snowfall overnight. 


3/13/03: 2050: Snow, 12-1/2" today as of 2030. 
        1750: Light snow, 11" on ground as of 1632. 
        1632: Snow, 11" so far today. 1450: Snow, blowing snow, can see across channel. 
        1226: Snow, blowing snow. 
        0925: Snow. 
        0817: Snow, ocasional gusts. 
        0650: Blowing, drifting snow, very windy, very poor visibility. 


3/12/03: 2050: Light snow, windy. 
        1756: VERY WINDY, cloudy with light blowing snow. 
        1556: Cloudy, VERY WINDY, whitecaps and blowing spray on channel. 
        1427: Partly cloudy, windy, whitecaps on channel and snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        1350: Mostly clear, windy at times, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        1250: Clear with clouds to south, windy at times with whitecaps on the channel, snow blowing 
              off mainland mountains. 
        1133: Clear, windy, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel,snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        1003: Clear, occasional gusts, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 
        0900: Clear, occasional gusts, whitecaps and blowing spray on Channel, snow blowing off 
              mainland mountains. 
        0816: Clear, very windy, whitecaps and blowing spray on Gastineau Channel, snow blowing off 
              mainland mountains. 
        0600: Clear and very windy, snow blowing off mainland mountains. 


3/11/02: 2050: Clear, Occasional gusts. 
        1750: Clear. 
        1450: Clear. 
        1150: Clear. 
        0850: Clear with some haze to south. 
        0550: Clear. Clear with Diffuse Aurora 3/10-11 night.