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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 12:53 am AKDT

Extended Forecast

  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Cloudy

    Cloudy

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Cloudy, with a high near 57. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Ward Cove AK
 55.4°N 131.68°W (Elev. 797 ft)
11:07 pm AKDT May 2, 2015
2am AKDT May 3, 2015-6pm AKDT May 9, 2015
 
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