Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
350 AM AKST SUN NOV 1 2020

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              64   10/09/2006
 LOW               -6   10/31/1956
HIGHEST            60                MM      MM       54
LOWEST             12                MM      MM       26
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.9              40.5     2.4     47.5
AVG. MINIMUM     31.5              29.1     2.4     36.0
MEAN             37.2              34.8     2.4     41.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               4.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     17              18.9    -1.9        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.11   1986
 MINIMUM         0.35   1960
TOTALS           1.43              2.03   -0.60     1.85
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02     0.06
DAYS >= .01         6              11.9    -5.9       14
DAYS >= .10         3               5.4    -2.4        6
DAYS >= .50         1               1.1    -0.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.57   10/25 TO 10/25           10/10 TO 10/10
                                                          10/16 TO 10/16EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                          10/16 TO 10/16EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    10/10(00) TO 10/10(00)
                                                 10/16(00) TO 10/16(00)6EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                 10/16(00) TO 10/16(00)6EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           28.1   1996
 24 HR TOTAL     14.6   10/12/1996 TO 10/13/1996
 SNOW DEPTH        15   10/31/1996
                        10/15/1996
                        10/14/1996
TOTALS            0.9               7.9    -7.0      0.2
SINCE 7/1         0.9               8.3    -7.4      0.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       6               4.0     2.0        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.2    -2.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   10/18                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   10/18 TO 10/18           10/16 TO 10/16
                                                          10/16 TO 10/16EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                          10/16 TO 10/16EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    10/16(00) TO 10/16(00)
                                                 10/16(00) TO 10/16(00)6EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                 10/16(00) TO 10/16(00)6EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     854               936     -82      712
 SINCE 7/1       1580              1880    -300     1217
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          3                 2       1      105

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/28/1984
 LATEST       05/22/1964
EARLIEST      10/10             09/23
LATEST                          05/08
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/106
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/150    DATE  10/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/150    DATE  10/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  1
  1
  0
  0
  1
  1
  3
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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