• Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords

    National Park Alaska

November 2013 Monthly Weather Summary

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Date: December 12, 2013
Contact: Deb Kurtz, (907) 422-0544

Dry conditions and clear skies prevailed in Kenai Fjords for most of November. As indicated by the 30-year normal (1981-2010), November typically ranks as the fifth wettest month of the year but it currently holds the position of the third driest month for this year. Measurable precipitation was recorded at the Seward airport on nine days of the month with 79% of total precipitation occurring on three days, November 10th, 21st, and 24th (0.97, 0.68 and

As recorded at the Seward airport, total precipitation for the month was 2.85 inches (39% of normal), 4.46 inches below the 30-year average (1981-2010) for the month. The monthly average temperature for November was 31.5 degrees F; 0.6 degrees F above the 30-year average.

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Did You Know?

resident pod of Orca whales

“Killer whales” or orcas are actually quite friendly and often inquisitive about humans. In fact, the group of “resident killer whales” pictured here feeds entirely on fish. Only “transient killer whales” eat marine mammals. No wild killer whale has ever hurt a human being.