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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
425 AM AKDT SAT MAY 01 2021

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
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             69   04/29/2005
 LOW             -21   04/02/1985
HIGHEST           61                 MM      MM       55
LOWEST             4                 MM      MM       16
AVG. MAXIMUM    44.2               44.5    -0.3     43.7
AVG. MINIMUM    25.4               29.1    -3.7     29.6
MEAN            34.8               36.8    -2.0     36.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     8                1.6     6.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 32    22               19.6     2.4       17
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        1.91   1977
 MINIMUM           T
TOTALS          0.17               0.47   -0.30     0.97
DAILY AVG.      0.01               0.02   -0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01        5                5.0     0.0       12
DAYS >= .10        0                1.4    -1.4        5
DAYS >= .50        0                0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.08   04/29 TO 04/29               0.26
 STORM TOTAL    0.08                                  MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          30.8   2008
 24 HR TOTAL    15.5   04/25/2008 TO 04/25/2008
 SNOW DEPTH       30   04/02/2004
                       04/01/2004
TOTALS           1.9                4.0    -2.1      5.0
SINCE 7/1       69.7               74.2    -4.5       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.    14                                   9
DAYS >= TRACE      5                2.9     2.1        5
DAYS >= 1.0        1                1.2    -0.2        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH       25   04/02                          22
                       04/03
                       04/04
 24 HR TOTAL      MM                                 2.4
 STORM TOTAL     1.6                                  MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    897                846      51      843
 SINCE 7/1      9226               9366    -140     8662
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              7.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/050
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/150    DATE  04/04
                                32/330          04/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/160    DATE  04/04
                                43/160          04/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.49
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

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

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

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