MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for MAY 2005

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  52.1  60.2   4:35p  41.2  11:45p  12.9   0.0  0.00   4.3  25.0   9:50a   NE 104.19  0.0  0.0 Cld/MCld Brzy VarMCld-CldtoPCld VarPCld-Clr IncrCld
 2  51.4  63.4   3:25p  40.6   1:25a  13.6   0.0  0.00   1.9  12.0   7:55a   SW  44.82  0.0  0.0 MCld-Ovcst OvcstwThinAreas PCld Cld BrknSky Cld/MCld
 3  49.5  55.6  12:10p  45.5   5:20a  15.5   0.0  0.03   1.1  14.0   4:40p   SE  25.56  0.0  0.0 Cld/MCld Cld-PCld Cld-SmBrk/LtRn-Rn Cld-SmBrk/OccSpr
 4  48.0  53.9   9:45a  44.2   2:55a  17.0   0.0  0.06   1.3  11.0  10:10a  SSW  30.74  0.0  0.0 Cld/MCld PCld MCld-Cld/LtRn-Rn-Spr Cld MCld/Cld 
 5  50.0  60.2   3:10p  39.3   5:45a  15.0   0.0  0.00   3.1  13.0   1:45p  WNW  74.64  0.0  0.0 M/PCld Clear with some scattered clds Clear
 6  52.6  67.9   3:20p  36.2   4:50a  12.8   0.4  0.00   2.7  19.0   1:35p   SW  65.29  0.0  0.0 Clr BrzyinAfternoon Clr/PcldwHiThinVryThin MClr Clr
 7  54.6  71.3   3:10p  38.9   5:05a  11.3   0.8  0.00   1.9  10.0   4:35p   SW  44.60  0.0  0.0 Clr/MClr PCldNWsky/MClrSE VarHiThinVryThinClds-Haze
 8  54.5  70.4   4:45p  39.2   4:10a  11.1   0.6  0.00   1.7  10.0   9:00a   SW  39.91  0.0  0.0 Clear Clr ButwithHaze/FilteredSuninLateAfternoon/Eve
 9  56.8  72.8   3:25p  41.3   5:05a   9.6   1.4  0.00   2.1  12.0   3:45p   SW  49.27  0.0  0.0 ClearButVryThinOvcst/Haze Haze-Filteredsun ThinHaze
10  57.2  72.3   4:00p  41.2   4:50a   9.2   1.4  0.00   1.4  11.0   8:35p   NE  34.03  0.0  0.0 Clear-SlightHaze VarPcld&MCld with HiThinVryThinClds 
11  55.4  65.0  10:00a  47.0   3:10a   9.6   0.0  0.00   1.8  19.0  10:45a   SE  42.47  0.0  0.0 Cld Cldy/Brks PCld Cld/MCld Haze&Pollen PCld Ovcst
12  52.5  57.6  11:05a  49.1  12:30a  12.5   0.0 TRACE   1.1  10.0   9:40a   SE  27.18  0.0  0.0 Overcast Cloudy/LtSprinkling Cld Cld/Spr Cldy
13  54.5  62.7   2:50p  48.8   3:35a  10.5   0.0  0.07   0.8  13.0   4:40p   SE  18.87  0.0  0.0 Cld/OccLtRn-Spr Cld-MCld/Sun P/MCldy Cld/OccSpr LtRn
14  53.6  63.4   2:15p  47.6  12:00m  11.4   0.0  0.43   1.9  19.0   5:30p   SE  44.27  0.0  0.0 Cld/LtRn-Driz-Spr ThinFg Cld-MCld-PCld/Shrs SunInOut
15  52.2  59.9   1:35p  43.1   5:40a  12.8   0.0  0.01   1.9  14.0  11:30a    W  45.03  0.0  0.0 Cld/Shrs MClr IncrCld Ovcst ThinCld Cld Rnbw VarClds
16  51.9  59.5   3:40p  45.2   1:50a  13.1   0.0  0.04   1.4  18.0   7:45p    E  34.35  0.0  0.0 Cld/Shr Cld/LtRn-Spr Cld/MCld/PCld Shr-Rnbw Cld/Shr
17  52.4  63.9   2:15p  39.9   5:05a  12.6   0.0 TRACE   1.8  10.0   6:20p   NE  44.24  0.0  0.0 Cld/MCld/TrcRn BrknClds PCld/Clear MClr Clr
18  56.7  71.1   3:10p  38.8   4:50a   9.6   1.3  0.00   3.7  24.0  10:20a   SW  89.30  0.0  0.0 MClr-PCld PCld-HiThin&VryThin/Clr MClr PCldy
19  51.6  56.0   4:35p  44.2   3:55a  13.4   0.0  0.06   2.2  19.0   9:05p  ESE  52.01  0.0  0.0 PCld/Clr ThinCld MCld Cld/Ovcst/Rn Cld/Brks PCld Cld
20  54.4  61.8  10:40a  47.0   4:20a  10.6   0.0  0.02   1.8  19.0   5:00p  ESE  42.40  0.0  0.0 MCld/BitRn VarCld-Clear VarPCld-Cld/BriefShrs Rnbws
21  51.3  59.2   4:20p  42.8  11:20p  13.7   0.0  0.02   1.9  12.0   3:20a  ESE  46.76  0.0  0.0 Cld/OccSpr Cld/FewShr Cld/Brks M/PCld Rnbws PCld Clr
22  57.3  70.9   3:30p  43.2  12:05a   8.9   1.2  0.00   4.2  21.0   6:50a    W 101.05  0.0  0.0 Clear Brzy HiThin/VryThin MClr Clr/PCld VarPCld/MCld
23  54.2  63.5   1:45p  47.7   5:05a  10.8   0.0  0.21   1.5  14.0   3:20p   SE  36.86  0.0  0.0 PCld MCld Cld/OccLtRn-Spr Cld/Brks HvyRn Cld/TinyBrk
24  50.6  52.3   8:30a  47.9  11:35p  14.4   0.0  0.08   0.7  10.0   1:50p    E  17.12  0.0  0.0 Cld/OccRn Cld/SomeFog-CldArndMtns VryLtRnDriz OccSpr
25  54.3  64.0   3:05p  43.8   4:45a  10.7   0.0 TRACE   1.3  12.0   2:50p   NE  31.74  0.0  0.0 Cld PCld/Clr Fog ThinVryThinClds PCld Cld/Ovcst Spr
26  56.6  64.7   2:15p  48.6   4:45a   8.4   0.0  0.09   2.0  14.0  10:10p    W  47.73  0.0  0.0 CldyOvcst Cld-WeakSun PeriodofRain Cld/Ovcst Cld Rn
27  53.5  59.0   1:40p  46.8  12:00m  11.5   0.0  0.02   2.0  13.0   6:40a    W  47.05  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn Cld M/PCld OccLtRn-Spr Cld Cld/LtRn-Driz Cld
28  56.2  68.8   3:55p  40.8   5:05a   9.2   0.4  0.00   2.5  14.0   7:35a   SW  60.02  0.0  0.0 Cld MostlyClear PCld MClr PCld MCld-HiThinCld Cldy
29  53.9  60.2  12:40p  50.5   4:25a  11.1   0.0  0.06   1.9  16.0   2:10p   SE  46.52  0.0  0.0 Cld/OccRain Cld/SmallBrks Cldy Cld/Spr/LtRn
30  52.1  56.5   2:40p  44.2  12:00m  12.9   0.0  0.21   1.4  10.0  12:30a   SE  33.85  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn LoClds/Spr-LtRn-Rn Cld/Rn-LtRn DecrCld MClear
31  54.2  65.5   3:40p  40.3   4:15a  10.8   0.0  0.00   3.1  18.0  10:55a    W  74.39  0.0  0.0 Clr/MClr SomeFog Clr PCld HiThinVryThinOvcst WeakSun
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    53.4  72.8     9    36.2     6   366.5   7.5  1.41   2.0  25.0     1    SW 1496.53

(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:	53.4
AVERAGE High Temp:	63.0
MINIMUM High Temp:	52.3	24th
MAXIMUM High Temp:	72.8	9th
AVERAGE Low Temp:	43.7
MINIMUM Low Temp:	36.2	6th
MAXIMUM Low Temp:	50.5	29th
		
MAX >= 90.0:		0
MAX >= 80.0:		0
MAX >= 70.0:		6	7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 18th, 22nd
MAX <= 32.0:		0
MIN <= 32.0:		0
MIN <=  0.0:		0
		
MAXIMUM Humidity (%):	95	14th @ 0527
MINIMUM Humidity (%):	19	9th @ 1517
		
MAXIMUM Pressure (mb):	1031.3	25th @ 0159
MINIMUM Pressure (mb):	988.4	18th @ 1529
		
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:	366.5
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:	11.8
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:	8.4	26th
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:	17.0	4th
TOTAL  Cool Deg Days:	7.5	(6th - 10th, 18th, 22nd, 28th)
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration
		
TOTAL   Precip.:	1.41
AVERAGE Precip.:	0.1
DAYS of Precip.:	18	
MAXIMUM Precip.:	0.43	14th
MAXIMUM Rain Rate:	0.93	23rd @ 1532
Days of Rain: 14 (>.01 in) 3 (>.1 in) 0 (>1 in)
TOTAL Snowfall:		0.0
DAYS of Snowfall:	0
		
AVERAGE High Wind:	14.7
MINIMUM High Wind:	10	7th, 8th, 12th, 17th, 24th, 30th
MAXIMUM High Wind:	25	1st @ 0948
WIND RUN (miles):	1496.53
		
DAYS OF Sun:		28	All but 6th - 8th, 18th
DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:	27	All but 12th, 24th, 29th
DAYS OF Rainbow:	4	15th, 16th, 20th, 21st
DAYS OF Aurora:		0	If there was any: either cloudy, skies too bright, or missed it.
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 2005 - Barometric Pressure & Temperature with Highs & Lows.

May 2005 - Dewpoint & Humidity.

May 2005 - Rainfall & High Rain Rate with Pressure Overlay.

May 2005 - 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

5/31/05: DATA | KINY Radio 70th Anniversary. | Now: Weather Data for WAP enabled phones & other wireless devices, includes NWS Juneau Data WAP link.

5/30/05: Memorial Day - see below | DATA | Weather Data is now available for WAP enabled phones & other wireless devices.

SUNDAY 5/29/05: DATA | May 1990 Rain Data has been corrected to show 2.67" for c.y. 1990 total of 84.69" (rather than 2.21" and 84.23").

5/28/05: DATA

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5/23/05: DATA

SUNDAY 5/22/05: DATA | Willow seeds being released again.

5/21/05: DATA | Armed Forces Day | The Rhododendron Blossoms are opening |

5/20/05: DATA | Lilac blossoms have opened. Willow Seeds are being released again.

5/19/05: DATA

5/18/05: DATA | New High Temperature record set at 3270 Nowell for this date: 71.1 degrees exceeding previous record of 65.4 set in 1993 and 1996 (records for May since 1985). Blossoms on the Mountain Ash trees are opening today. 25th Anniversary of the eruption of Mt. St. Helens. There were no Condition updates today between 8 AM & 2 PM, I was on a Four Seasons Marine Wildlife & Whale Watching Tour with lunch at the Orca Point Lodge on Colt Island.

5/17/05: DATA

5/16/05: DATA | 1009: Willow seeds are being released again

SUNDAY 5/15/05: DATA | Day of Pentecost | Improved Weather Database Search. Willow fluff is now being released.

5/14/05: DATA | The 50 State Flags were put up along State Highway 7 between the Bridge and Marine Park downtown.

5/13/05: DATA | Spruce Pollen is floating in ribbons on Gastineau Channel. | Flower buds are on the Lilacs.

5/12/05: DATA

5/11/05: DATA | The amount of pollen being blown around this year is probably the most I have seen in 35 years here.

5/10/05: DATA | New High Temperature Record for 3270 Nowell for this date: 72.3 degrees, exceeding previous of 69.3 set in 1988 (records for May since 1985). Spruce Pollen being released in the afternoon.

5/09/05: DATA | New High Temperature Record for 3270 Nowell for this date: 72.8 degrees, exceeding previous of 71 set in 1995 (records for May since 1985). Spruce Pollen being released again today - clouds of it. Cruise Ship Welcome at 1030 at the Cruise Ship Dock. First day this visitor season with large cruise ships (and 4 of them).

SUNDAY 5/08/05: Mother's Day | DATA | Pollen from the Spruce trees is being released today (actually began 5/07). First cruise ship of the 2005 visitor season. First full day of operation of the Mt. Roberts Tramway this season.

5/07/05: DATA | New High Temperature Record for 3270 Nowell for this date: 71.3 degrees, exceeding previous of 65.4 set in 1995 (records for May since 1985).

5/06/05: DATA | Record High of 67.9 degrees for this date set at 3270 Nowell exceeding previous high of 65.4 set in 1990 (records for May since 1985). Isolated light frost in wind sheltered areas forecast for late tonight.

5/05/05: DATA | Isolated frost in sheltered areas forecast for tonight. Ascension Day - The day our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ ascended into heaven.

5/04/05: DATA | New: Guest Map

5/03/05: DATA | New: West Juneau Weather Database Search | First White Crowned Sparrow of 2005 seen at 0746.

5/02/05: DATA | The Salmonberries are blossoming. 0646: April 2005 Report has been posted, and also in Text form.

SUNDAY 5/01/05: DATA | Wind Advisory has been cancelled. | 1320: Red Flag Warning has ended - See Below. | 2 Fires in the Juneau Borough on Sat., April 30: By the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and at 17 mile Glacier Highway. | Wildfire near Hoonah - 4/29-30.