Big Delta January 2010

Delta Junction reported a mean temperature of 4.7°F, a significant 7.2°F above the long term mean and considerably different from the December 2010 average of -14.0°F. The high temperature for the month was 52°F on the 1st, which was a new record high temperature; the old record was 46°F set in 1981. Coincidentally, the next record high was on the 2nd at 51°F, the old record having been 46°F set in 1981. The next two record high temperatures were set on the 4th and the 5th. The 4th recorded a max of 44°F, beating the old record of 35°F set in 1957. The max temperature on the 5th was 38°F, topping the old record of 32°F also set in 1957. The monthly low was -32°F on the 23rd. Precipitation was minimal, reporting only 0.13", 58% below normal.