Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
155 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015


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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 4 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0100 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                           NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         35     48    1984  31      4       37
  MINIMUM         32    -19    1956  17     15       30
  AVERAGE         34                 24              34

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T      0.31 2004   0.02  -0.02      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01               0.08  -0.07      T
  SINCE MAR 1      0.01               0.08  -0.07      T
  SINCE JAN 1      1.09               1.53  -0.44     2.02

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM      5.1  2004   0.4   MM         T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                1.4   -1.2       T
  SINCE MAR 1      0.2                1.4   -1.2       T
  SINCE JUL 1     20.7               61.7  -41.0     53.4
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           31                 41    -10       32
  MONTH TO DATE  138                167    -29      142
  SINCE MAR 1    138                167    -29      142
  SINCE JUL 1   6490               7496  -1006     6891

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                  0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                  0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                  0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                  0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   1   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   N (10)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     4   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    MM   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    MM
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     1.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96           100 AM
 LOWEST     82          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        44      1984
                                             1955
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -22      1956


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  4 2015.........SUNRISE   752 AM AKST  SUNSET   633 PM AKST
MARCH  5 2015.........SUNRISE   748 AM AKST  SUNSET   636 PM AKST


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




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