Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
456 PM AKDT TUE JUN 01 2021

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2021...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1952 TO 2021

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             77   05/21/2002
                       05/24/1969
 LOW               1   05/10/1964
HIGHEST           71                 MM      MM       74
LOWEST            26                 MM      MM       32
AVG. MAXIMUM    55.8               56.3    -0.5     59.5
AVG. MINIMUM    40.2               40.0     0.2     41.4
MEAN            48.0               48.1    -0.1     50.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     2                2.7    -0.7        1
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        2.18   2019
 MINIMUM        0.02
TOTALS          1.09               0.65    0.44     0.63
DAILY AVG.      0.04               0.02    0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01        9                6.5     2.5        8
DAYS >= .10        2                2.0     0.0        2
DAYS >= .50        1                0.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.66   05/28 TO 05/29               0.35
 STORM TOTAL    0.58                                  MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           6.1   2001
 24 HR TOTAL     5.0   05/03/2001 TO 05/03/2001
 SNOW DEPTH        6   05/01/1955
TOTALS           0.0                0.3    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1       69.7               77.9    -8.2       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                   0
DAYS >= TRACE      0                0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0                                   0
 24 HR TOTAL     0.0                                 0.0
 STORM TOTAL     0.0                                  MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    520                522      -2      443
 SINCE 7/1      9746               9705      41     9105
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                        10/10
LATEST                          05/05
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/180
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/160    DATE  05/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/160    DATE  05/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     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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