Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
356 PM AKST SUN DEC 17 2017


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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0300 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         30        MM  44    1986  25      5       37
  MINIMUM         25    200 AM -23    1980  13     12       20
  AVERAGE         28                        19      9       29

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.30 2009   0.03  -0.03     0.22
                                      1994
  MONTH TO DATE    0.23                      0.64  -0.41     0.86
  SINCE SEP 1      6.50                      6.82  -0.32     4.05
  SINCE JAN 1     18.44                     16.11   2.33    15.85

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.1  1994   0.5   -0.5       T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.0                       9.5   -8.5     10.6
  SINCE SEP 1      9.3                      30.9  -21.6     14.5
  SINCE JUL 1      9.3                      30.9  -21.6     14.5
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           37                        46     -9       36
  MONTH TO DATE  541                       775   -234      861
  SINCE DEC 1    541                       775   -234      861
  SINCE JUL 1   3415                      3939   -524     3514

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      3                         2      1       13
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   3   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  NE (40)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     7   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    MM   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    MM
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           500 AM
 LOWEST     92          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    96

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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   25        46      1993
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   13       -20      1980


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 17 2017......SUNRISE  1012 AM AKST  SUNSET   341 PM AKST
DECEMBER 18 2017......SUNRISE  1012 AM AKST  SUNSET   341 PM AKST

CIVIL TWILIGHT
DECEMBER 17 2017        START    910 AM GMT     END    444 PM GMT
DECEMBER 18 2017        START    911 AM GMT     END    444 PM GMT



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




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AMOUNT OF DAYLIGHT TODAY  (HOUR:MIN)........ 5:29
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....-0:00:52

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