Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
343 PM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017


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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 17 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0300 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         13    100 AM  46    2014  23    -10       27
                                      1992
  MINIMUM          1   1100 AM -20    1956  11    -10       19
  AVERAGE          7                        17    -10       23

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.01          0.25 2003   0.02  -0.01     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.75                      0.40   0.35     0.16
  SINCE DEC 1      2.22                      1.51   0.71     0.39
  SINCE JAN 1      0.75                      0.40   0.35     0.16

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            1.2           5.2  2013   0.4    0.8      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   11.8                       6.3    5.5      3.5
  SINCE DEC 1     28.7                      23.0    5.7      6.1
  SINCE JUL 1     32.6                      44.4  -11.8     25.8
  SNOW DEPTH      17

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           58                        48     10       42
  MONTH TO DATE  920                       813    107      638
  SINCE DEC 1   2429                      2239    190     1979
  SINCE JUL 1   5082                      5403   -321     4793

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 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   N (360)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           300 AM
 LOWEST     68          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   23        46      1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   11       -19      1989
                                             1972


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 17 2017.......SUNRISE   953 AM AKST  SUNSET   429 PM AKST
JANUARY 18 2017.......SUNRISE   951 AM AKST  SUNSET   431 PM AKST


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




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