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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
1228 PM AKST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              50   01/27/2014
                        01/19/1961
 LOW              -35   01/05/1975
HIGHEST            41                MM      MM       46
LOWEST             10                MM      MM       -5
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.8              23.1     8.7     26.0
AVG. MINIMUM     22.2              11.1    11.1     14.8
MEAN             27.0              17.1     9.9     20.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              23.3    -6.3       21
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              30.6    -0.6       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               6.7    -6.7        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.71   1987
 MINIMUM         0.02   1982
                        1974
TOTALS           0.28              0.73   -0.45     0.36
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         4               8.2    -4.2        6
DAYS >= .10         2               2.4    -0.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   01/28 TO 01/28           01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)
                                                 01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)3
                                                 01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)3

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.4   2000
 24 HR TOTAL     11.2   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        47   01/01/1956
TOTALS            3.5              11.3    -7.8      5.9
SINCE 7/1        25.8              49.4   -23.6     19.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                10      -9        5
DAYS >= TRACE       8               8.6    -0.6       11
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.2    -1.2        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   01/13                          9  01/25
                                                          01/24
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   MM                       01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
                                                          01/23 TO 01/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)
                                                 01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)3
                                                 01/23(00) TO 01/23(00)3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1170              1485    -315     1376
 SINCE 7/1       5325              6075    -750     5239
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

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              5.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/029
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      2
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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