Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
555 AM AKDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              64   10/09/2006
 LOW               -6   10/31/1956
HIGHEST            55                MM      MM       54
LOWEST             19                MM      MM       15
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.1              40.5     4.6     43.3
AVG. MINIMUM     33.4              29.1     4.3     28.4
MEAN             39.2              34.8     4.4     35.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               4.3    -2.3        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     13              18.9    -5.9       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.11   1986
 MINIMUM         0.35   1960
TOTALS           3.10              2.03    1.07     0.59
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.07    0.03     0.02
DAYS >= .01        15              11.9     3.1        5
DAYS >= .10         7               5.4     1.6        4
DAYS >= .50         2               1.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.65   10/30 TO 10/30           10/20 TO 10/21
                                                          10/21 TO 10/21
                                                          10/21 TO 10/21
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    10/21(00) TO 10/21(00)
                                                 10/21(00) TO 10/21(00)1
                                                 10/21(00) TO 10/21(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           28.1   1996
 24 HR TOTAL     14.6   10/12/1996 TO 10/13/1996
 SNOW DEPTH        15   10/31/1996
                        10/15/1996
                        10/14/1996
TOTALS            0.5               7.9    -7.4      2.6
SINCE 7/1         0.5               8.3    -7.8      2.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE       4               4.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.2    -2.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             3  10/21
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   10/21 TO 10/21           10/21 TO 10/21
                                                          10/21 TO 10/21
                                                          10/21 TO 10/21
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    10/21(00) TO 10/21(00)
                                                 10/21(00) TO 10/21(00)1
                                                 10/21(00) TO 10/21(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     793               936    -143      897
 SINCE 7/1       1558              1880    -322     1494
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          3                 2       1       13

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/28/1984
 LATEST       05/22/1964
EARLIEST      10/01             09/23
LATEST                          05/08
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/080
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/150    DATE  10/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/150    DATE  10/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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