Kodiak February 2013

Kodiak was warmer than normal for February, with a mean temperature of 32.6°F, 1.8°F above the expected mean of 30.8°F. With the exception of a few cold days, temperatures tended to be at or above normal for most of February. The maximum temperature for the month (42°F) was observed on the 5th, 7th and 9th. The minimum temperature was a 16°F, reported on the 16th.

Precipitation was near average with a total of 6.65", 0.51" above the expected amount of 6.14". The 1.73" of rain that fell on the 1st was a new record, topping the record of 1.46" from way back in 1941. Snowfall was a bit heavy at 19.0”, 3.9" above normal. The average wind speed was 9.8 mph, while the highest wind gust occurred on the 17th at 60 mph, blowing from a northwesterly direction.