Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
1105 AM AKDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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              82   08/02/1978
                        08/21/1977
                        08/06/1968
 LOW                4   08/31/1984
                        08/28/1984
HIGHEST            77                MM      MM       79
LOWEST             44                MM      MM       40
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.7              63.5     3.2     67.3
AVG. MINIMUM     54.4              50.0     4.4     50.5
MEAN             60.5              56.7     3.8     58.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.77   1989
 MINIMUM         0.33   1969
TOTALS           5.45              3.25    2.20     0.97
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.10    0.08     0.03
DAYS >= .01        19              14.6     4.4        6
DAYS >= .10        13               8.5     4.5        5
DAYS >= .50         4               1.7     2.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.3     1.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.06   08/08 TO 08/08           08/09 TO 08/09
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/09(00) TO 08/09(00)
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31           08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     128               256    -128      189
 SINCE 7/1        204               450    -246      282
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        8
 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              5.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/143
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/150    DATE  08/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     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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