Kotzebue Sound



Large body of salt water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
66.4929467°, -162.9581028°
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Nearby Points of Interest

Cape Espenberg Water 18.7 mi
Cape Blossom Water 21.0 mi
Kungealarook Creek Water 25.0 mi
Kotzebue Air Force Station Man-made 26.2 mi
KOTZ-AM (Kotzebue) Man-made 26.2 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is KOTZEBUE WIEN AP which is approximately 29 miles away and has an elevation of 10 feet (10 feet higher than Kotzebue Sound). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .55" 3.7° -8.6°
February .42" 3.0° -9.9°
March .38" 7.2° -7.7°
April .41" 19.6° 3.3°
May .33" 37.8° 25.3°
June .57" 50.8° 38.8°
July 1.43" 60.0° 49.4°
August 2.00" 56.7° 47.4°
September 1.70" 46.4° 37.2°
October .95" 27.5° 18.8°
November .71" 13.3° 3.2°
December .60" 6.0° -6.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 100% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 99% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 95% of other locations on record.