Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
555 AM AKDT MON OCT 1 2018

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              73   09/05/1957
 LOW               19   09/24/1992
HIGHEST            70                MM      MM       66
LOWEST             40                MM      MM       36
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.4              55.1     8.3     57.0
AVG. MINIMUM     46.6              42.0     4.6     46.0
MEAN             55.0              48.6     6.4     51.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               2.5    -2.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.71   2015
 MINIMUM         0.00   2016
TOTALS           0.87              2.99   -2.12     2.46
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.10   -0.07     0.08
DAYS >= .01         6              14.8    -8.8       12
DAYS >= .10         3               8.4    -5.4        7
DAYS >= .50         0               1.5    -1.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.27   09/21 TO 09/21           09/01 TO 09/01
                                                          09/30 TO 09/30EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                          09/30 TO 09/30EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    09/01(00) TO 09/01(00)
                                                 09/30(00) TO 09/30(00)0EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                 09/30(00) TO 09/30(00)0EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.3   2004
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   09/29/1965 TO 09/30/1965
 SNOW DEPTH         5   09/25/2004
TOTALS            0.0               0.4    -0.4      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.4    -0.4      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30           09/30 TO 09/30
                                                          09/30 TO 09/30EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                          09/30 TO 09/30EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    09/30(00) TO 09/30(00)
                                                 09/30(00) TO 09/30(00)0EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                                 09/30(00) TO 09/30(00)0EATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     293               494    -201      397
 SINCE 7/1        611               944    -333      765
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1         12                 2      10        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              4.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/174
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/200    DATE  09/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/190    DATE  09/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

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

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

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