Warmest November to January of Record at Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

Warmest November to January of Record at Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

Warmest November to January of Record at Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

January 2018

The average temperature for the November through January early winter season at Utqiaġvik (Barrow) was +6.1°F (-14.4°C). During this time 92% of days were warmer than the 1981-2010 normal, and this is easily the warmest early winter of record. The previous warmest November through January was just the year before, with an average temperature of +4.3°F (-15.4°C). Climate observations have been made at Utqiaġvik (Barrow) since the fall of 1920. 

Latitude: 
71.28
Longitude: 
-156.66
Kind: 
High Temperatures
Interval: 
Seasonal and Longer


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