Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
654 AM AKST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              50   01/27/2014
                        01/19/1961
 LOW              -35   01/05/1975
HIGHEST            43                MM      MM       41
LOWEST            -15                MM      MM       10
AVG. MAXIMUM     20.1              23.1    -3.0     31.8
AVG. MINIMUM      7.2              11.1    -3.9     22.2
MEAN             13.6              17.1    -3.5     27.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     26              23.3     2.7       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       7               6.7     0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.71   1987
 MINIMUM         0.02   1982
                        1974
TOTALS           1.71              0.73    0.98     0.28
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.02    0.04     0.01
DAYS >= .01        10               8.2     1.8        4
DAYS >= .10         6               2.4     3.6        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.56   01/20 TO 01/21           01/28 TO 01/28
                                                          01/28 TO 01/28
                                                          01/28 TO 01/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/28(00) TO 01/28(00)
                                                 01/28(00) TO 01/28(00)8
                                                 01/28(00) TO 01/28(00)8

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.4   2000
 24 HR TOTAL     11.2   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        47   01/01/1956
TOTALS           31.7              11.3    20.4      3.5
SINCE 7/1        52.5              49.4     3.1     25.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     15                10       5        1
DAYS >= TRACE      21               8.6    12.4        8
DAYS >= 1.0         6               3.2     2.8        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        27   01/21                          4  01/13
 24 HR TOTAL     10.3   MM                       01/28 TO 01/28
                                                          01/28 TO 01/28
                                                          01/28 TO 01/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/28(00) TO 01/28(00)
                                                 01/28(00) TO 01/28(00)8
                                                 01/28(00) TO 01/28(00)8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1587              1485     102     1170
 SINCE 7/1       5749              6075    -326     5325
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              5.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/032
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/100    DATE  01/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/140    DATE  01/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               21     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     12
HAZE                      5

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

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