Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
513 AM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              57   02/24/1943
 LOW              -38   02/03/1947
HIGHEST            47                MM      MM       49
LOWEST              0                MM      MM        1
AVG. MAXIMUM     30.6              26.6     4.0     24.7
AVG. MINIMUM     19.4              13.8     5.6     12.4
MEAN             25.0              20.2     4.8     18.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              18.1    -4.1       25
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              27.0    -3.0       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               5.0    -4.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.07   1955
 MINIMUM         0.00   2007
TOTALS           0.72              0.72    0.00     0.65
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         7               7.1    -0.1        7
DAYS >= .10         3               2.6     0.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.40   02/21 TO 02/21           02/18 TO 02/18
                                                          02/18 TO 02/18
                                                          02/18 TO 02/18
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    02/18(00) TO 02/18(00)
                                                 02/18(00) TO 02/18(00)8
                                                 02/18(00) TO 02/18(00)8

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           52.1   5
                        0
                        -26215
 24 HR TOTAL     13.9   02/10/1996 TO 02/11/1996
 SNOW DEPTH        39   02/16/1956
                        02/02/2003
                        02/01/2003
TOTALS            1.1              10.9    -9.8      9.9
SINCE 7/1        20.5              60.3   -39.8     53.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                11      -7        7
DAYS >= TRACE       8               6.9     1.1       11
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.8    -2.8        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   02/05                         13  02/21
                        02/04                             02/20
                        02/03
 24 HR TOTAL      0.9   MM                       02/18 TO 02/18
                                                          02/18 TO 02/18
                                                          02/18 TO 02/18
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    02/18(00) TO 02/18(00)
                                                 02/18(00) TO 02/18(00)8
                                                 02/18(00) TO 02/18(00)8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1113              1254    -141     1294
 SINCE 7/1       6352              7329    -977     6749
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/14/1946
 LATEST       06/08/1919
EARLIEST                        09/23
LATEST                          05/08
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/024
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      3
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
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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