Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
350 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016


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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 8 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0300 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         19    100 PM  45    2006  25     -6       20
  MINIMUM         16        MM -21    1975  14      2       12
  AVERAGE         18                        20     -2       16

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.30 2012   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.50                      0.30   0.20     0.06
  SINCE DEC 1      0.50                      0.30   0.20     0.06
  SINCE JAN 1     15.49                     15.77  -0.28    18.73

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.8  2012   0.6   -0.6      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    8.4                       4.4    4.0      1.2
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                       4.4    4.0      1.2
  SINCE JUL 1     12.3                      25.8  -13.5     20.9
  SNOW DEPTH       5

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           47                        46      1       49
  MONTH TO DATE  406                       361     45      378
  SINCE DEC 1    406                       361     45      378
  SINCE JUL 1   3059                      3525   -466     3192

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1     13                         2     11       34
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED  11   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   N (10)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    61          1200 AM
 LOWEST     49           100 PM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   25        48      2005
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -20      1966
                                             1956


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  8 2016......SUNRISE  1000 AM AKST  SUNSET   344 PM AKST
DECEMBER  9 2016......SUNRISE  1002 AM AKST  SUNSET   343 PM AKST


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




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