Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
435 AM AKST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE ANCHORAGE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2016 TO 2/28/2017...

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              49   02/27/2014
 LOW              -38   02/04/1999
HIGHEST            43                MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST            -15                MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     22.2              24.8    -2.6       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     10.1              12.7    -2.6       MM
MEAN             16.1              18.7    -2.6       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32     81              64.8    16.2       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     90              87.7     2.3       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0      12              16.3    -4.3       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.07   1955
 MINIMUM         0.07   1958
TOTALS           4.17R             2.56    1.61       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02       MM
DAYS >= .01        33              25.8     7.2       MM
DAYS >= .10        15               8.7     6.3       MM
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.56   MM                            MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                                MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           52.1   1996
 24 HR TOTAL     17.7   12/28/1955 TO 12/29/1955
 SNOW DEPTH        47   01/01/1956
                        02/10/1956
                        02/09/1956
TOTALS           68.2R             38.9    29.3       MM
SINCE 7/1        72.1              60.3    11.8       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     15                10       5       MM
DAYS >= TRACE      57              26.3    30.7       MM
DAYS >= 1.0        18              10.6     7.4       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        27   01/21                         MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL     10.3   MM                            MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                                MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4385              4165     220       MM
 SINCE 7/1         MM              7329      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       MM
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       MM

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              5.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/017
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/100    DATE  01/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/140    DATE  01/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             31
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         49

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                      11
LIGHT SNOW               54     SLEET                      0
FOG                      69     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     31
HAZE                     16

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

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