Kotzebue, AK
Period of Record: 1897 - present
66°53'N / 162°36'W
10 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)
-2.5
-3.5
-0.3
11.5
31.6
44.8
54.7
52.1
41.8
23.2
8.3
-0.2
21.8
Mean Maximum Temperature (°F)
3.7
3.0
7.2
19.6
37.8
50.8
60.0
56.7
46.4
27.5
13.3
6.0
27.7
Mean Minimum Temperature (°F)
-8.6
-9.9
-7.7
3.3
25.3
38.8
49.4
47.4
37.2
18.8
3.2
-6.4
15.9
Mean Precipitation (in)
0.55
0.42
0.38
0.41
0.33
0.57
1.43
2.00
1.70
0.95
0.71
0.60
10.05
Mean
Snowfall (in)
7.8
5.1
5.2
4.4
1.3
T
0
0
1.0
7.0
8.8
8.8
49.4
Mean
Snow depth (in)
19
22
25
25
7
T
0
0
T
2
7
13
12
HDD
2092
1918
2008
1606
1037
607
327
407
696
1297
1703
2022
15720
CDD
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
4
0
0
0
0
12
Temperature Extremes (1949 - 2004)
Element
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ANNUAL
Highest Mean (°F)
16.1
17.7
13.5
24.9
39.4
53.4
59.9
58.8
47.7
32.0
20.2
12.9
26.5
Year
1985
1989
1998
2004
2004
2004
2004
1977
1974
2002
2002
1985
2004
Lowest Mean (°F)
-19.9
-24.1
-13.3
-5.4
21.5
37.5
47.2
45.3
32.1
14.3
-7.9
-17.2
16.9
Year
1989
1990
1977
1985
2001
1975
1959
1969
1992
1970
1956
1954
1956
Highest Daily Maximum (°F)
39
40
39
48
71
85
85
80
69
54
40
37
85
Date
20 Jan 1961
22 Feb 1980
29 Mar 1973
24 Apr 1980
26 May 2002
22 Jun 1991
5 Jul 1957
6 Aug 1968
3 Sep 1978
1 Oct 2003
5 Nov 2003
29 Dec 1982
5 Jul
1957
Lowest Daily Minimum (°F)
-49
-52
-48
-31
-12
24
30
29
13
-19
-32
-47
-52
Date
27 Jan 1989
22 Feb 1968
1 Mar 1956
3 Apr 1964
1 May 1964
2 Jun 1968
2 Jul 1976
28 Aug 1994
29 Sep 1992
31 Oct 1975
14 Nov 1956
26 Dec 1957
22 Feb 1968
Precipitation Extremes (1949 - 2004)
Element
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ANNUAL
Highest Total (in)
1.77
1.24
1.23
1.84
1.38
1.76
3.51
5.26
4.31
3.20
2.22
1.40
14.76
Year
1973
1996
1954
2002
2004
1998
1981
1998
1977
1993
1990
1987
1990
Lowest Total (in)
0
0
0
0.04
0
0.01
0.01
0.08
0.03
0
0.01
0.02
5.07
Year
1966
1979
1953
2000
1978
1956
1977
1991
1967
1999
1999
1956
1969
Highest 1-Day Maximum (in)
0.64
0.68
0.37
0.55
0.49
0.70
0.98
1.48
1.64
1.32
0.51
0.49
1.64
Date
16 Jan 1963
25 Feb 1951
23 Mar 1954
6 Apr 2001
7 May 1962
12 Jun 1993
5 Jul 1953
23 Aug 1954
24 Sep 1978
3 Oct 1997
1 Nov 1982
18 Dec 1998
24 Sep 1978
Highest Total Snowfall (in)
23.9
19.1
21.9
19.5
12.0
2.4
0.2
0.3
7.4
18.0
45.6
23.6
88.0
Year
1976
1996
1954
1999
1964
1963
2002
1962
1957
1971
2003
1988
1965
Highest 1-Day Maximum (in)
10.7
6.8
19.0
6.2
3.5
3.0
0.1
0.2
5.7
7.3
6.2
11.0
19.0
Date
22 Jan 1999
25 Feb 1951
31 Mar 1938
17 Apr 2002
6 May 1984
4 Jun 1903
14 Jul 1959
31 Aug 1962
20 Sep 1996
16 Oct 1973
1 Nov 1982
6 Dec 1995
31 Mar 1938
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
1
1
1
7
24
30
31
31
30
12
2
1
171
Minimum Temperature
<= 32°F
31
28
31
30
24
5
0
0
7
28
30
31
246
Minimum Temperature
<= 0°F
21
20
21
14
1
0
0
0
0
2
13
21
112
Precipitation
>=0.01"
9
7
7
7
6
6
10
14
12
11
10
10
106
Precipitation
>=0.10"
2
1
1
1
1
2
4
6
5
3
3
2
32
Precipitation
>=0.50"
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
2
Precipitation
>=1.00"
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0