Cold Bay, AK
Period of Record: 1950 - present
55°12'N / 162°43'W
96 ft. above sea level
Division HOME
Climate HOME
NCDC Normals (1971 - 2000)
Element
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ANNUAL
Mean Temperature (°F)
28.2
27.6
30.0
33.5
39.8
45.9
50.6
51.8
47.8
40.0
34.5
31.0
38.4
Mean Maximum Temperature (°F)
32.8
32.3
35.1
38.2
44.9
50.8
55.1
56.2
52.5
45.0
39.1
35.5
43.1
Mean Minimum Temperature (°F)
23.5
22.9
24.9
28.8
34.8
41.1
46.1
47.4
43.0
35.1
29.9
26.5
33.7
Mean Precipitation (in)
3.08
2.59
2.48
2.30
2.65
2.89
2.53
3.59
4.51
4.54
4.79
4.33
40.28
Mean
Snowfall (in)
14.0
13.2
12.9
7.0
1.7
T
T
0
T
3.0
9.2
12.6
73.6
Mean
Snow depth (in)
3
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
T
1
2
1
HDD
1142
1048
1069
945
780
573
447
409
518
774
915
1054
9674
CDD
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Temperature Extremes (1950 - 2004)
Element
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ANNUAL
Highest Mean (°F)
36.1
36.7
36.8
40.8
44.8
50.5
54.0
55.2
50.2
44.0
38.9
37.5
40.8
Year
1985
2003
1996
1979
1981
1979
1977
1997
1969
2002
1985
1983
1979
Lowest Mean (°F)
18.2
18.6
16.3
25.8
34.3
40.5
46.7
48.5
44.5
33.9
28.4
21.3
34.6
Year
1956
1984
1972
1960
1971
1971
1982
1971
1971
1966
1963
1999
1971
Highest Daily Maximum (°F)
51
50
56
58
67
72
77
75
76
69
59
54
77
Date
13 Jan 1993
21 Feb 1957
2 Mar 1974
15 Apr 1965
27 May 1979
12 Jun 1995
13 Jul 1960
22 Aug 1953
13 Sep 1954
13 Oct 1954
13 Nov 1986
24 Dec 1973
13 Jul 1960
Lowest Daily Minimum (°F)
-13
-5
-13
4
18
29
33
34
26
10
1
-9
-13
Date
30 Jan 2000
6 Feb 1991
12 Mar 1971
6 Apr 1976
22 May 1973
5 Jun 1952
8 Jul 1982
9 Aug 1998
21 Sep 1992
28 Oct 1976
28 Nov 1963
29 Dec 1950
30 Jan 2000
Precipitation Extremes (1950 - 2004)
Element
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ANNUAL
Highest Total (in)
6.45
7.54
5.56
6.55
6.84
8.35
6.13
9.97
9.79
10.17
12.22
13.94
84.32
Year
1957
2000
2000
1979
2002
2000
1982
1951
1965
2000
2000
2000
2000
Lowest Total (in)
0.60
0.43
0.41
0.21
0.54
0.12
0.28
1.10
0.91
1.43
1.15
0.19
22.19
Year
1998
1963
1972
1964
1992
1961
1950
1975
1952
1997
1975
1956
1961
Highest 1-Day Maximum (in)
2.85
2.75
2.29
2.16
2.13
2.92
1.77
2.17
2.78
4.90
3.78
3.63
4.90
Date
22 Jan 1999
27 Feb 1996
15 Mar 2002
20 Apr 1993
27 May 1958
23 Jun 1996
21 Jul 1986
12 Aug 1951
21 Sep 1965
22 Oct 1968
12 Nov 2000
2 Dec 2000
22 Oct 1968
Highest Total Snowfall (in)
34.6
54.3
28.6
19.5
9.3
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.2
15.6
27.4
30.0
108.8
Year
1982
1984
1985
1976
1971
1971
1972
1968
1983
1997
1976
Highest 1-Day Maximum (in)
13.4
16.5
8.0
9.0
3.0
0.5
0
0
0.2
11.4
21.4
7.8
16.5
Date
10 Jan 2000
28 Feb 1984
17 Mar 1999
10 Apr 2001
2 May 1986
1 Jun 1971
30 Sep 1972
22 Oct 1968
14 Nov 1983
28 Dec 1997
28 Feb 1984
Threshold Counts (1971 - 2000)
Element
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ANNUAL
Maximum Temperature
>= 80°F
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Maximum Temperature
>= 32°F
21
18
23
26
31
30
31
31
30
31
27
24
322
Minimum Temperature
<= 32°F
24
23
24
21
9
1
0
0
1
9
19
22
151
Minimum Temperature
<= 0°F
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
Precipitation
>=0.01"
21
18
20
19
19
18
18
21
22
23
23
23
244
Precipitation
>=0.10"
9
7
8
7
7
8
7
10
11
12
12
11
107
Precipitation
>=0.50"
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
3
2
18
Precipitation
>=1.00"
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
1
4