Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
502 AM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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              82   08/02/1978
                        08/21/1977
                        08/06/1968
 LOW                4   08/31/1984
                        08/28/1984
HIGHEST            79                MM      MM       71
LOWEST             40                MM      MM       42
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.3              63.5     3.8     64.4
AVG. MINIMUM     50.5              50.0     0.5     52.5
MEAN             58.9              56.7     2.2     58.5
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           0.97              3.25   -2.28     2.52
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.10   -0.07     0.08
DAYS >= .01         6              14.6    -8.6       17
DAYS >= .10         5               8.5    -3.5        8
DAYS >= .50         0               1.7    -1.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.31   08/09 TO 08/09           08/25 TO 08/25
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/25(00) TO 08/25(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     189               256     -67      195
 SINCE 7/1        282               450    -168      349
COOLING TOTAL       8                 0       8        0
 SINCE 1/1         34                 2      32        3

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              6.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/321
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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