Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
454 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 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         53        MM  65    2004  52      1       57
  MINIMUM         40        MM  25    1992  36      4       33
  AVERAGE         47                        44      3       45

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.36 2013   0.02  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.07  -0.07     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      1.25                      1.14   0.11     1.43
  SINCE JAN 1      1.83                      2.59  -0.76     2.51

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.9  2013   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           18                        21     -3       20
  MONTH TO DATE   78                        86     -8       79
  SINCE MAR 1   1687                      2124   -437     1891
  SINCE JUL 1   8023                      9453  -1430     8243

 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   5   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   S (160)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    73           700 AM
 LOWEST     48           100 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        65      2004
                                             1996
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        27      2001


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   541 AM AKDT  SUNSET  1015 PM AKDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   538 AM AKDT  SUNSET  1017 PM AKDT

CIVIL TWILIGHT
MAY 4 2016              START   442 AM AKDT     END  1115 PM AKDT
MAY 5 2016              START   438 AM AKDT     END  1119 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)........16:34
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....+0:05:28

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