Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
1050 PM AKST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2018

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            44                MM      MM       43
LOWEST              0                MM      MM      -15
AVG. MAXIMUM     25.7              23.1     2.6     20.1
AVG. MINIMUM     14.6              11.1     3.5      7.2
MEAN             20.2              17.1     3.1     13.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     23              23.3    -0.3       26
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               6.7    -5.7        7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.71   1987
 MINIMUM         0.02   1982
                        1974
TOTALS           0.82              0.73    0.09     1.71
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.06
DAYS >= .01         9               8.2     0.8       10
DAYS >= .10         2               2.4    -0.4        6
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   01/03 TO 01/03           01/20 TO 01/21
                                                          01/21 TO 01/21
                                                          01/21 TO 01/21
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/21(00) TO 01/21(00)
                                                 01/21(00) TO 01/21(00)1
                                                 01/21(00) TO 01/21(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.4   2000
 24 HR TOTAL     11.2   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        47   01/01/1956
TOTALS           11.8              11.3     0.5     31.7
SINCE 7/1        22.2              49.4   -27.2     52.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      7                10      -3       15
DAYS >= TRACE       9               8.6     0.4       21
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.2    -1.2        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   01/28                         27  01/21
                        01/27
                        01/26
 24 HR TOTAL      6.8   01/23 TO 01/23           01/21 TO 01/21
                                                          01/21 TO 01/21
                                                          01/21 TO 01/21
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/21(00) TO 01/21(00)
                                                 01/21(00) TO 01/21(00)1
                                                 01/21(00) TO 01/21(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1381              1485    -104     1587
 SINCE 7/1       5441              6075    -634     5749
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              7.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/020
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/020    DATE  01/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/040    DATE  01/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      1
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      4

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

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