Bethel, AK
Period of Record: 1923 - present
60°47'N / 161°50'W
125 ft. above sea level
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NCDC Normals (1971 - 2000)
Element
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ANNUAL
Mean Temperature (°F)
6.6
7.6
14.5
25.9
41.3
51.4
56.0
53.6
45.4
30.0
17.4
9.4
29.9
Mean Maximum Temperature (°F)
12.4
13.9
21.8
33.3
49.4
59.4
63.1
59.7
51.7
35.3
23.1
15.6
36.6
Mean Minimum Temperature (°F)
0.7
1.3
7.2
18.4
33.1
43.3
48.8
47.5
39.1
24.7
11.7
3.2
23.3
Mean Precipitation (in)
0.62
0.51
0.67
0.65
0.85
1.60
2.03
3.02
2.31
1.43
1.37
1.12
16.18
Mean
Snowfall (in)
6.9
5.3
7.9
4.6
1.8
T
0
0
0.4
3.8
10.4
11.7
52.7
Mean
Snow depth (in)
8
8
8
4
T
0
0
0
0
T
3
7
3
HDD
1813
1608
1566
1175
738
410
280
355
587
1085
1428
1724
12769
CDD
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
Temperature Extremes (1948 - 2004)
Element
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ANNUAL
Highest Mean (°F)
25.7
26.1
29.4
34.9
48.1
57.8
61.1
59.4
50.2
36.3
27.4
25.3
34.3
Year
1985
1989
1981
1993
1981
1957
2004
2004
1995
2002
1970
1985
2002
Lowest Mean (°F)
-12.9
-13.2
-3.1
8.3
31.0
45.1
50.5
49.0
37.6
23.4
2.8
-10.7
24.7
Year
1989
1984
1966
1985
1964
1978
1959
1969
1992
2001
1963
1999
1956
Highest Daily Maximum (°F)
48
46
48
63
80
86
86
87
72
65
51
45
87
Date
17 Jan 1963
13 Feb 1970
31 Mar 1954
30 Apr 2004
31 May 1993
19 Jun 1959
11 Jul 1951
9 Aug 2003
10 Sep 1979
2 Oct 1954
6 Nov 2002
21 Dec 1963
9 Aug
2003
Lowest Daily Minimum (°F)
-48
-39
-42
-31
4
28
31
28
18
-6
-24
-41
-48
Date
28 Jan 1989
2 Feb 1954
1 Mar 1956
5 Apr 1956
3 May 1965
1 Jun 1960
17 Jul 1959
26 Aug 1984
27 Sep 1957
30 Oct 2001
30 Nov 1990
28 Dec 1957
28 Jan 1989
Precipitation Extremes (1948 - 2004)
Element
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ANNUAL
Highest Total (in)
6.48
3.41
3.44
3.89
3.63
4.30
4.19
12.37
5.21
2.83
4.23
6.17
40.42
Year
1952
1951
1991
1979
2002
1999
2001
1951
1954
2004
2003
1951
1951
Lowest Total (in)
0.04
0
0
0.02
0.02
0.25
0.49
0.99
0.42
0.11
0.04
0.05
7.29
Year
2004
1984
1986
1985
1954
1974
1957
1976
1968
1965
1969
1956
1976
Highest 1-Day Maximum (in)
1.76
1.03
0.85
0.92
1.35
1.36
1.43
2.30
1.97
1.37
1.45
1.18
2.30
Date
3 Jan 1952
27 Feb 1996
15 Mar 1951
18 Apr 1983
2 May 2002
11 Jun 1981
27 Jul 1952
12 Aug 1951
28 Sep 1971
4 Oct 1974
8 Nov 2000
23 Dec 1970
12 Aug 1951
Highest Total Snowfall (in)
57.4
35.8
36.1
14.3
7.7
2.2
0
0
5.5
12.8
34.7
47.0
149.5
Year
1952
1951
1951
1975
1998
1963
2004
1978
1994
1951
1951
Highest 1-Day Maximum (in)
17.6
11.3
12.7
4.4
6.2
1.2
0
0
4.8
6.0
9.3
10.0
17.6
Date
3 Jan 1952
14 Feb 1956
3 Mar 1949
18 Apr 1983
2 May 2002
3 Jun 1963
19 Sep 1948
17 Oct 1962
24 Nov 1990
12 Dec 1931
3 Jan
1952
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
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
Maximum Temperature
>= 32°F
7
7
11
19
30
30
31
31
30
22
10
8
236
Minimum Temperature
<= 32°F
31
28
31
28
15
1
0
0
6
26
28
30
223
Minimum Temperature
<= 0°F
15
14
12
4
0
0
0
0
0
1
7
15
67
Precipitation
>=0.01"
9
6
9
9
11
13
15
18
17
13
12
11
143
Precipitation
>=0.10"
2
2
2
2
3
5
6
9
7
4
4
3
49
Precipitation
>=0.50"
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
0
0.4
0.6
1.4
0.7
0.5
0.5
0.4
4.9
Precipitation
>=1.00"
0
0
0
0
0
0.1
0
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
0
0.5