Weather Underground provides local & long-range weather forecasts, weatherreports, maps & tropical weather conditions for the Barrow area. Monthly averages Barrow Longitude: -156.789, Latitude: 71.2906 Average weather Barrow, AK - 99723. Extreme winds from 40 to 60 miles per hour (60 to 100 km/h) have been recorded for all months. Find out more about our data sources. Station Data. Utqiaġvik has the lowest average temperatures of cities in Alaska. Find out more about our data sources. [32][36][39] Utqiaġvik records an average 24 days per year where the high reaches at least 50 °F (10 °C). In 2015, the NFL Network began an 8-part documentary series focusing on the Barrow High School Whalers football team.[59]. The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. She also appeared on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.[58]. Forecast - Barrow. The roads in Utqiaġvik are unpaved due to the permafrost, and no roads connect the city to the rest of Alaska. Even Sable Island, at around 44 degrees latitude and under the influence of the Gulf Stream, receives 44 inches (112 cm), or 52 percent more snowfall than Utqiaġvik. Satellite. The stations are K04KS and K11NN. The median age was 29 years. [27], According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21 sq mi (54 km2), 18 sq mi (47 km2) of the area being land and 3 sq mi (8 km2) being water. Local Time 20:25 GMT = 11:25: Temperature: Weather: 2020-11-26 10:25-16 °C: few clouds, mist: 2020-11-26 09:53-15 °C: blizzard: 2020-11-26 09:32-15 °C: overcast, Haze Of those 246 residents, 189 were natives, 46 were White, 1 was Asian and 10 were other races. - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com Skip to Main ... Barrow, Alaska, Sees Last Sunset For Next 83 Days. Guard Travis Adams was a standout as well. Barrow Extended Forecast with high and low temperatures. In 1888, a Presbyterian church was built by United States missionaries at Utqiaġvik. Whale, seal, polar bear, walrus, waterfowl, caribou, and fish are harvested from the coast or nearby rivers and lakes. Ice fog is very common during the winter months, especially when the temperature drops below −30 °F (−34 °C).[37]. In 1935, the famous humorist Will Rogers and pilot Wiley Post made an unplanned stop at Walakpa Bay 15 mi (24 km) south of Utqiaġvik, en route to the city. Utqiaġvik, like many communities in Alaska, has enacted a "damp" law, prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages. January is a life-threatening cold winter month in Barrow, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of -7.2°F (-21.8°C) and an average low of -19.5°F (-28.6°C).In Barrow, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from an arctic cold -1.8°F (-18.8°C) in December, to a dangerously cold -7.2°F (-21.8°C). There are no wind barriers or protected valleys where dense cold air can settle or form temperature inversions in the lower atmosphere, as commonly happens in the interior between the Brooks and the Alaska ranges.[31]. The Whalers' team was led by 5-star recruit Kamaka Hepa. Utqiaġvik is roughly 1,300 miles (2,092 km) south of the North Pole. Archaeological sites in the area indicate the Iñupiat lived around Utqiaġvik as far back as AD 500. In 2015, the Barrow High School boys' basketball team won the Alaska Class 3A State Championship with a 50–40 victory over two-time defending state champion, Monroe Catholic. [65] Hepa transferred to Jefferson High School in Portland, Oregon, for his junior year. [64] As a 6'7" freshman he was regarded as one of the top basketball recruits in the country. Please stay home for the holidays. ... Yankee whalers sailed here, learning about the bowhead whale from Iñupiat hunters ... Later, the military came, setting up a radar station, and in 1947 a science center was founded at Barrow. This has traditionally been a residential area for the City of Utqiaġvik, but in recent years many businesses have opened or moved to this area. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Monitoring Lab operates in Utqiaġvik. The midnight sun has attracted tourism, and arts and crafts provide some cash income. Beginning around May 11 or 12, the sun remains above the horizon the entire day, and the phenomenon known as the midnight sun is observed. The city of Utqiaġvik has three sections, which can be classified as south, central, and north, and are known to residents as Utqiaġvik, Browerville, and NARL, respectively. During the first half of the polar night, there is a decreasing amount of twilight each day, and on the winter solstice (around December 21 or December 22), civil twilight in Utqiaġvik lasts for a mere 3 hours. Utqiaġvik is the transportation hub for the North Slope Borough's Arctic coastal villages. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 4,212 people living in the city. He was ranked as the #21 ranked basketball recruit in the country by ESPN for the class of 2018. The Arctic Ocean is on three sides, and flat tundra stretches some 200 miles (300 km) to the south. The United States Army established a meteorological and magnetic research station at Utqiaġvik in 1881.[18]. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. Monthly: 1981-2010 normals History: 2007-2019 The library was named after Evelyn Tuzroyluk Higbee, an important leader in the community. The schools serving the city are Ipalook Elementary School, Hopson Middle School, Barrow High School, and alternative learning center known as the Kiita Learning Community.[69]. Climate information with charts. The stories center on vampires who take advantage of month-long annual polar night in the town to openly kill and feed at will, massacring most of the townspeople. Hi/Low, RealFeel®, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend! The name Barrow was derived from Point Barrow, and was originally a general designation, because non-native Alaskan residents found it easier to pronounce than the Inupiat name. The official name is the "City of Utqiaġvik", spelled with the diacritical mark on the "g". Multiple jet aircraft, with service from Deadhorse (Prudhoe Bay), Fairbanks and Anchorage, provide daily mail, cargo, and passenger services, which connect with smaller single- and twin-engine general aviation aircraft that provide regular service to other villages, from Kaktovik in the east to Point Hope in the west. Only 2.6% of the Earth's surface lies as far and farther from the equator as Utqiaġvik. The high temperature is above freezing on an average of only 120 days per year, and there are 106 days with a maximum at or below 0 °F (−18 °C). [7][8] Referred to as "Barrow" beginning in 1901, the city voted to restore its old Iñupiat name, Utqiaġvik, in 2016. Karl Pilkington is sent to the town in the second season of An Idiot Abroad. 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Utqiaġvik is roughly 1,300 miles (2,092 km) south of the North Pole. Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport. Winter weather can be extremely dangerous because of the combination of cold and wind, while summers are cool even at their warmest. The location has been home to the Iñupiat, an indigenous Inuit ethnic group, for more than 1,500 years. Average Weather in July in Barrow Alaska, United States. The city's native name, Utqiaġvik, refers to a place for gathering wild roots. Meet the northern shrike: Alaska's rare carnivorous songbird Weather in Barrow in july 2021. [32] Freezing temperatures and snowfall can occur during any month of the year.[31]. They wrote a constitution and by-laws, under the provisions of the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA) of 1934. The predominant land type in Utqiaġvik is tundra, which is formed over a permafrost layer that is as much as 1,300 feet (400 m) in depth.[28]. "[50] All 225 of its residents were Inuit. Country: Alaska, USA, City: Barrow. Find local weather forecasts for Barrow, United States throughout the world The native name of Utqiaġvik was adopted in 2016 and will appear on the 2020 census. Owing to the prevailing easterly winds off the Arctic Ocean, Utqiaġvik is completely overcast slightly more than 50% of the year. It allows for import, possession and consumption of such beverages. latitude: 71-17-07N, longitude: 156-45-57W, elevation: 43 ft. Current weather observation Barrow - Weather warnings issued 14-day forecast. Weather forecast up to 14 days including temperature, weather condition and precipitation and much more. [62], Since the team's formation, it has gathered a record of 33–24, and most recently, the team reached the semi-final round of the Alaskan State Small School Football Championship.[63]. The city's infrastructure, particularly water, sanitation, power and road stability, is endangered. The first snow (defined as snow that will not melt until next spring) generally falls during the first week of October, when temperatures cease to rise above freezing during the day. Winter Weather Advisory in effect from December 12, 03:00 AM AKST until December 13, 06:00 AM AKST Current conditions at Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport (PABR) Natural gas lines were brought to the town in 1965, eliminating traditional heating sources such as whale blubber.[20]. As they took off again, their plane stalled and plunged into a river, killing them both. weather Barrow - Alaska - WeatherOnline. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Native Village of Barrow Iñupiat Traditional Government, "Barrow's new name is its old one, Utqiaġvik. The Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) is the for-profit village corporation established under the Act. [32], Variation of wind speed during the year is limited, with the fall months being windiest. 3.1% were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Barrow, Alaska, United States. October is usually the month with the heaviest snowfall, with measurable amounts occurring on nearly half the days and a 1981−2010 normal total accumulation of 9.1 inches (23 cm). Individuals in need of medical care in Utqiaġvik are able to access the hospital by road. The Tuzzy Consortium Library, in the Iñupiat Heritage Center, serves the communities of the North Slope Borough and functions as the academic library for Iḷisaġvik College. Fran Tate, a local restaurant owner, was a frequent guest by telephone on a Chicago radio program, the Steve and Johnnie Show on WGN, during the 1990s. The sun does not set for about 80 days, until around July 31 or August 1. A commercially successful film, named after and based upon the comic, was released on October 19, 2007, followed by a straight-to-video sequel on July 23, 2010. [57] Utqiaġvik is the headquarters of the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, one of the Alaska Native corporations set up following the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971 to manage revenues and invest in development for their people in the region. View Current Ship Traffic In Barrow, Alaska - Live! There were 1,620 housing units at an average density of 88.1 per square mile (34.0/km2). Once there you can also select from hundreds of other cruise ports to view traffic in. Day by day forecast. Renamed Iḷisaġvik College, it is an accredited two-year college providing education based on the Iñupiat culture and the needs of the North Slope Borough. [22] After a two-week rescue effort (Operation Breakthrough), a Soviet icebreaker freed two of the whales. Utqiaġvik is one of the northernmost public communities in the world and is the northernmost city in the United States. Serious cold weather usually begins in January, and February is generally the coldest month, averaging −14.2 °F (−25.7 °C). [38] In June, the average temperature rises above freezing, to 35.7 °F (2.1 °C), and the normal daily mean temperature remains above freezing until September 17. In the late 20th century, the building was used as Brower's Cafe. Radar. Mean monthly maxima and minima (i.e. Clear Sky. Hundreds of years before the European Arctic explorers showed up... Barrow was more or less where it is now, a natural hunting place at the base of a peninsula that pokes out into the Beaufort Sea. [61] Barrow High School recorded its first win two weeks later; the coaches and players celebrated the historic win by jumping into the Arctic Ocean, just 100 yd (91 m) from the makeshift dirt field. [21], In 1988, Utqiaġvik became the center of worldwide media attention when three California gray whales became trapped in the ice offshore. View the latest weather forecasts, maps, news and alerts on Yahoo Weather. An IRA corporation was also created. The governor had 45 days to rule on the name change and it was officially adopted on December 1, 2016. In 1986, the North Slope Borough created the North Slope Higher Education Center. The camera is located at 71° 17′ 33″ N, 156° 47′ 18″ approximately 20m above sea level and looks approximately Northward. It is at least 70% overcast some 62% of the time. The shoreline is rapidly eroding and has been encroaching on buildings for decades. The facility operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is the northernmost hospital/medical facility in the United States. However, because no roads lead in or out of Utqiaġvik, individuals in surrounding communities and towns (such as Point Hope, Prudhoe Bay, and Wainwright) must be airlifted in by plane, helicopter, or air ambulance. has Phil Coulson threaten Ward with a transfer to the town to guard Emil Blonsky's cryo-cell. BARROW, ALASKA (AK) 99723 local weather forecast and current conditions, radar, satellite loops, severe weather warnings, long range forecast. [32], July is the warmest month of the year, with a normal mean temperature of 40.9 °F (4.9 °C). The racial makeup of the city was 60.5% Alaskan Native, 16.2% Caucasian, 0.9% African, 8.9% Asian, 2.3% Pacific Islander and 8.1% from two or more races. Current weather in Utqiagvik and forecast for today, tomorrow, and next 14 days KBRW is also broadcast via FM repeaters in all of the North Slope Borough villages, from Kaktovik to Point Hope. Utqiaġvik's population was 4,581 at the 2000 census and 4,212 at the 2010 census. POST W. 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The school additionally offers adult education courses for GED preparation and certificates in various programs. The Act was passed in December 1971 and, despite their opposition, became law. The church is still used today. Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday. Temperatures remain below freezing from early October through late May. [32] Even in July and August, the low falls to or below the freezing mark on an average of 24 days. the highest and lowest temperature readings during an entire month or year) calculated based on data at said location from 1981 to 2010. Stephen Fry visited the town and its people during the last segment of his documentary Stephen Fry in America. Local Iñupiaq leaders hope its use heals as it teaches. The name change officially went into effect on December 1, 2016. In 1900, it reported again as "Cape Smythe Settlements. Another memorial is located in Utqiaġvik, where the airport was renamed as the Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport in their honor.[19]. The camera is located at 71° 17′ 33″ N, 156° 47′ 18″ approximately 20m above sea level and looks approximately Northward. Barrow (Alaska) is 3 m above sea level and located at 71.29° N 156.79° W. Barrow (Alaska) has a population of 4384. Cloud types are mainly low stratus and fog; cumuli forms are rare. KBRW (AM)/KBRW-FM[70] radio station broadcasts in Utqiaġvik on 680 kHz AM and 91.9 MHz FM. Alaska TV Weather Maps. [68], Utqiaġvik is served by the North Slope Borough School District. Freight arrives by air cargo year round and by ocean-going marine barges during the annual summer sealift.[73]. Apart from providing a visual impression of the sea-ice conditions off Barrow, these images establish a longer-term record of key dates in the seasonal evolution of the sea-ice cover, such as: onset of fall ice formation, formation of a stable ice cover, onset of spring melt, appearance of melt ponds, beginning of ice break-up in early summer, removal or advection of sea ice during the summer months. The population density was 249.0 people per square mile (96.1/km2). In terms of precipitation, Utqiaġvik has a desert climate, and averages less than 5 inches (127 mm) "rainfall equivalent" per year. [32][36], In addition to its low temperatures and polar night, Utqiaġvik is one of the cloudiest places on Earth. Nearby Point Barrow is the country's northernmost point. Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Follow us on YouTube ARH RSS Feed US Dept of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service 222 W. 7th Avenue #23, Room 517 Anchorage, AK 99513 Comments? The racial makeup of the city is 57.19% Alaska Native, 21.83% White, 9.41% Asian, 1.00% Black or African American, 1.35% Pacific Islander, 0.70% from other races, and 8.51% from two or more races. Average Weather in Barrow Alaska, United States. [21][33], The Arctic region is warming at double the global average, forcing major adjustments to life on the North Slope with regard to a prior millennium of hunting and whaling practices, as well as habitation. About 7.7% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under the age of 18 and 13.12% of those 65 and older. The per capita income for the city was $22,902. Weather observations are available for Utqiaġvik dating back to the late 19th century. It is derived from the Iñupiat word utqiq, also used for "potato". [66], The Whalers' boys' basketball team finished the 2014–2015 season with a 24–3 record, the highest win percentage in school history. Bill Streever, who chairs the North Slope Science Initiative's Science Technical Advisory Panel, wrote in his 2009 book Cold: Adventures in the World’s Frozen Places: Barrow, like most communities in Alaska, looks temporary, like a pioneer settlement. In 2017, The Barrow High School Football team recorded their first ever state championship win over the Homer Mariners 20–14. The December weather guide for Barrow, Alaska shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. As of the census[56] of 2000, there were 4,683 people, 1,399 households, and 976 families living in the city. Less windy on Tuesday with bright spells and fewer showers. [55] It formally incorporated in 1959. In May, the temperatures are much warmer, averaging 21.2 °F (−6.0 °C). BARROW, AK 99723 Weather Enter ZIP code or City, State By October 2017, at 6'8" tall, he had committed to go to the University of Texas. Utqiaġvik is surrounded by the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska. Weather warnings issued. In Utqiaġvik, the age distribution shows 27.7% under the age of 18, 13.3% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 3.4% who were 65 years of age or older. Early Monday morning, the sun set briefly in Barrow, Alaska, something that won't be seen there again in more than two months. Peak cloudiness occurs in August and September when the ocean is ice-free. It is now nearly four times larger than it was before. Owing to its location 320 mi (515 km) north of the Arctic Circle, Utqiaġvik's climate is cold and dry, classified as a polar climate (Köppen ET). Utqiaġvik was incorporated as a 1st Class City under the name Barrow in 1958. Weather in January Barrow Weather Forecasts. According to 1971−2000 normals, this includes 29 inches (74 cm) of snow, Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital, located in the City of Utqiaġvik, is the primary healthcare facility for the North Slope region of Alaska. Get the forecast for today, tonight & tomorrow's weather for Barrow, AK. Hi/Low, RealFeel®, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend! By March 1, the sun is up for 9 hours, and temperatures begin to warm, though winds are usually higher. April brings less extreme temperatures, with an average of 1.8 °F (−16.8 °C), and on April 1 the sun is up for more than 14 hours. The median income for a household in the city was $63,094.09, and the median income for a family was $68,223. The historic game, attended by former Miami Dolphins player Larry Csonka, was the first live Internet broadcast of a sporting event in the United States from north of the Arctic Circle. Residents of the North Slope were the only Native people to vote on acceptance of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; they rejected it. [9] The name was first recorded in 1853 as "Ot-ki-a-wing" by Commander Rochfort Maguire, Royal Navy. [10] John Simpson's native map dated 1855, records the name "Otkiawik," which was misprinted on the subsequent British Admiralty Chart as "Otkiovik."[11]. Alaska Large Ship Cruises The classic Alaska Cruise, offered by such companies as Holland America, Princess, and Royal Caribbean. It also offers a bachelor's degree in business administration. May 12, 2019. This image has been recorded by a web cam overlooking the landfast ice (or coastal ocean during the ice-free period in summer) from atop the bank building in downtown Barrow, Alaska. Point Barrow was named after Sir John Barrow of the British Admiralty by explorer Frederick William Beechey in 1825. Local Iñupiaq leaders hope its use heals as it teaches", "Barrow's new name is its old one, Utqiaġvik. With millions of dollars in new revenues from the settlement and later oil revenues, the borough has created sanitation facilities, water and electrical utilities, roads, fire departments, and health and educational services in Utqiaġvik and the villages of the North Slope. Singer-songwriter John Denver visited the town for his 1979 television special Alaska, The American Child. Caribou habitat is also affected, while thawing soil threatens homes and municipal and commercial structures. State and federal agencies are employers. The town first appeared on the 1880 U.S. Census as the unincorporated Inuit village of "Ootiwakh. Meteorologist Heather Tesch explains. In 1901, a United States Post Office was opened. You can view the weather statistics for the whole month, but also by clicking on the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month. It is connected to the central section only by Stevenson Street, a two-lane dirt road. This image has been recorded by a web cam overlooking the landfast ice (or coastal ocean during the ice-free period in summer) from atop the bank building in downtown Barrow, Alaska. The rescue station was converted for use in 1896 as the retail Cape Smythe Whaling and Trading Station. Last 2 weeks of weather On the Ice, a film released in 2011 about teenagers dealing with a tragic accidental death, was filmed entirely in the town, with locals acting in most roles. (Great Britain, 1854, map facing p. 186). The average household size was 3.35 and the average family size was 4.80. [35] This creates a polar night that lasts until the Sun returns to lightly touch the horizon (due to the refraction and scattering of the atmosphere) by January 22 or January 23. It is the oldest wood-frame building in Utqiaġvik and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Choose a round-trip Inside passage or one-way Gulf of Alaska Cruise. Browerville is separated from the south section by a series of lagoons, with two connecting dirt roads. [52] This did not include nearby Point Barrow, which was a separate community. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 3.34% of the population. °F. [72] Utqiaġvik is served by Alaska Airlines with passenger jet service at the Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport from Anchorage and Fairbanks. [51] In 1890, the community and area was returned as the "Cape Smythe Settlements", which was including the refuge & whaling stations, Pengnok, Utkeavie, Kugaru (Inaru) River villages, 4 other camps & Whaling Steamer Balaena. Find the most current and reliable 14 day weather forecasts, storm alerts, reports and information for Barrow, AK, US with The Weather Network. In October 2016, a city referendum renamed the city from Barrow to its traditional Iñupiaq name, Utqiaġvik. 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