Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
1228 PM AKDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              69   04/29/2005
 LOW              -21   04/02/1985
HIGHEST            56                MM      MM       58
LOWEST             26                MM      MM       29
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.9              44.5     4.4     51.5
AVG. MINIMUM     31.8              29.1     2.7     35.4
MEAN             40.4              36.8     3.6     43.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.6    -1.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              19.6    -1.6        8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.91   1977
 MINIMUM            T   1969
                        1955
TOTALS           0.40              0.47   -0.07     0.02
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01         4               5.0    -1.0        1
DAYS >= .10         2               1.4     0.6        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.22   04/27 TO 04/27           04/16 TO 04/16
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/16(00) TO 04/16(00)
                                                 04/30(00) TO 04/30(00)0
                                                 04/30(00) TO 04/30(00)0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.8   2008
 24 HR TOTAL     15.5   04/25/2008 TO 04/25/2008
 SNOW DEPTH        30   04/02/2004
                        04/01/2004
TOTALS              T               4.0    -4.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        82.4              74.2     8.2     38.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      8                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               2.9    -1.9        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.2    -1.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        24   04/01                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/03 TO 04/03           04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/30(00) TO 04/30(00)
                                                 04/30(00) TO 04/30(00)0
                                                 04/30(00) TO 04/30(00)0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     733               846    -113      639
 SINCE 7/1       9180              9367    -187     7945
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              5.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/156
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/150    DATE  04/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/150    DATE  04/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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