Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
449 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016


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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 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         48        MM  65    2004  53     -5       52
                                      1996
  MINIMUM         34        MM  27    2001  36     -2       37
  AVERAGE         41                        44     -3       45

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.46 1999   0.02  -0.02      T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.09  -0.09      T
  SINCE MAR 1      1.25                      1.16   0.09     1.43
  SINCE JAN 1      1.83                      2.61  -0.78     2.51

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.7  2001   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.7                      14.0   -3.3      4.6
  SINCE JUL 1     38.3                      74.3  -36.0     25.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           24                        21      3       20
  MONTH TO DATE  102                       107     -5       99
  SINCE MAR 1   1711                      2145   -434     1911
  SINCE JUL 1   8047                      9474  -1427     8263

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   2   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   S (170)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    MM   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    MM
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.0


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    92           600 AM
 LOWEST     56           100 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        66      2004
                                             1961
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        29      1974
                                             1956


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   538 AM AKDT  SUNSET  1017 PM AKDT
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   535 AM AKDT  SUNSET  1020 PM AKDT

CIVIL TWILIGHT
MAY 5 2016              START   438 AM AKDT     END  1119 PM AKDT
MAY 6 2016              START   434 AM AKDT     END  1122 PM AKDT



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




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AMOUNT OF DAYLIGHT TODAY  (HOUR:MIN)........16:39
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....+0:05:26

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