Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
511 AM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              56   01/07/1934
 LOW              -35   01/30/1947
HIGHEST            46                MM      MM       48
LOWEST             -5                MM      MM       10
AVG. MAXIMUM     26.0              23.1     2.9     33.8
AVG. MINIMUM     14.8              11.1     3.7     24.9
MEAN             20.4              17.1     3.3     29.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     21              23.3    -2.3       16
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.6    -0.6       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               6.7    -4.7        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.13   1949
 MINIMUM         0.02   1982
                        1974
TOTALS           0.36              0.73   -0.37     1.37
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01         6               8.2    -2.2       15
DAYS >= .10         2               2.4    -0.4        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.15   01/23 TO 01/23           01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)
                                                 01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)3
                                                 01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)3

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.1   5
                        0
                        -26215
 24 HR TOTAL     11.2   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        47   01/01/1956
TOTALS            5.9              11.3    -5.4      9.2
SINCE 7/1        19.4              49.4   -30.0     43.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                10      -5       13
DAYS >= TRACE      11               8.6     2.4       15
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.2    -1.2        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   01/25                         20  01/17
                        01/24
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   01/23 TO 01/23           01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)
                                                 01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)3
                                                 01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1376              1485    -109     1097
 SINCE 7/1       5239              6075    -836     5456
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/14/1946
 LATEST       06/08/1919
EARLIEST                        09/23
LATEST                          05/08
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/027
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    20/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/160    DATE  01/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

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                       1
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      2
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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