Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
600 AM AKDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              77   05/21/2002
                        05/24/1969
 LOW                1   05/10/1964
HIGHEST            72                MM      MM       73
LOWEST             33                MM      MM       33
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.9              56.0     2.9     62.6
AVG. MINIMUM     41.5              39.6     1.9     41.6
MEAN             50.2              47.8     2.4     52.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.8    -1.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.93   1989
 MINIMUM         0.02   1957
                        1955
TOTALS           0.55              0.72   -0.17     0.47
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         4               7.3    -3.3        5
DAYS >= .10         2               2.4    -0.4        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   05/08 TO 05/08           05/06 TO 05/06
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    05/06(00) TO 05/06(00)
                                                 05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)1
                                                 05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.1   2001
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   05/03/2001 TO 05/03/2001
 SNOW DEPTH         6   05/01/1955
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1        25.1              74.5   -49.4     64.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31           05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)
                                                 05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)1
                                                 05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     450               533     -83      391
 SINCE 7/1       8614              9900   -1286     9104
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/28/1984
 LATEST       05/22/1964
EARLIEST                        09/23
LATEST                          05/08
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/211
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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