Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
445 AM AKDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              73   09/05/1957
 LOW               19   09/24/1992
HIGHEST            71                MM      MM       63
LOWEST             32                MM      MM       28
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.5              55.1     3.4     52.4
AVG. MINIMUM     44.8              42.0     2.8     40.3
MEAN             51.7              48.6     3.1     46.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               2.5    -1.5        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.71   2015
 MINIMUM         0.63   2011
TOTALS           2.35              2.99   -0.64     7.71
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.26
DAYS >= .01        16              14.8     1.2       20
DAYS >= .10         8               8.4    -0.4       13
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.72   09/21 TO 09/22           09/29 TO 09/29
                                                          09/30 TO 09/30
                                                          09/30 TO 09/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    09/29(00) TO 09/29(00)
                                                 09/30(00) TO 09/30(00)0
                                                 09/30(00) TO 09/30(00)0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.3   2004
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   09/29/1965 TO 09/30/1965
 SNOW DEPTH         5   09/25/2004
TOTALS            0.0               0.4    -0.4      2.8
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.4    -0.4      2.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.2    -0.2        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             1  09/30
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30           09/30 TO 09/30
                                                          09/30 TO 09/30
                                                          09/30 TO 09/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    09/30(00) TO 09/30(00)
                                                 09/30(00) TO 09/30(00)0
                                                 09/30(00) TO 09/30(00)0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     393               494    -101      553
 SINCE 7/1        597               944    -347      835
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1         13                 2      11       34

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              7.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/149
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/140    DATE  09/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     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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