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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
1120 AM AKDT Wed Jul 3 2024

...Anchorage International Airport Climate Highlights for
June 2024...

...16th Warmest/56th Coldest June...
...19th Driest/54th Wettest June...

The period of record includes 73 Junes.

*** Delineates 2024 in the lists below.

...Temperature...

June 2024 was the 16th warmest June on record with an average
temperature of 56.7 degrees. This is 0.8 degrees above the normal
of 55.9 degrees.

Top 5 Warmest Junes By Average Temperature
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1) 60.5 degrees in 2019.
2) 60.1 degrees in 2022.
3) 59.5 degrees in 2015.
4) 59.4 degrees in 2013.
5) 59.1 degrees in 2016.


Top 5 Coldest Junes By Average Temperature
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1) 51.1 degrees in 1971.
2) 51.2 degrees in 1955.
3) 51.4 degrees in 1973.
4) 51.6 degrees in 1963 2008.
5) 51.9 degrees in 1972 1985 1987.

The average high in June 2024 was 64.7 degrees, which was 1.3
degrees above the normal of 63.4 degrees. The average low was 48.6
degrees, which was 0.2 degrees above the normal of 48.4 degrees.

16 days in June had above normal temperatures. 13 days in June
had below normal temperatures. 1 day in June had normal
temperatures (within 1/2 degree).

3 days in June were 5 degrees or more above the daily normal.
2 days in June were 5 degrees or more below the daily normal.

The most above normal day in June occurred on the 23rd, which
was 10.4 degrees warmer than the daily normal.

The most below normal day in June occurred on the 12th, which
was 5.8 degrees colder than the daily normal.

The warmest daily high in June occurred on the 15th and 23rd, when
the high reached 77 degrees. This ties 9 previous years, with the
most recent year 2007, for the 11th warmest monthly high in June.

Top 5 Warmest Monthly Highs in June
-----------------------------------
1) 85 degrees - 1969.
2) 83 degrees - 1953 2015 2016.
3) 82 degrees - 2013 2019.
4) 80 degrees - 1997.
5) 79 degrees - 2004.

The coldest daily low in June occurred on the 2nd, when the low
dropped to 40 degrees. This ties 10 previous years, with the
most recent year 2014, for the 32nd coldest monthly low in June.

Top 5 Coldest Monthly Lows in June
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1) 33 degrees - 1961.
2) 34 degrees - 1985.
3) 36 degrees - 1968 1973 1975 1983.
4) 37 degrees - 1955 1971 1986 1994 1995 2000 2002.
5) 38 degrees - 1954 1963 1982 1997 2004 2005 2008.

Number of days in June
----------------------

High Temperature of 70 degrees or warmer - 5 days
High Temperature of 60 degrees or warmer - 24 days
High Temperature of 50 degrees or warmer - 30 days

Low Temperature of 40 degrees or less - 1 day
Low Temperature of 50 degrees or less - 21 days
Low Temperature of 60 degrees or less - 30 days


...Precipitation...

June 2024 was the 19th driest on record, with 0.50 inches of
precipitation measured for the month. The normal precipitation
for June is 1.02 inches.

Top 5 Wettest Junes on Record
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1) 3.40 inches - 1962.
2) 3.21 inches - 2014.
3) 3.09 inches - 1978.
4) 2.73 inches - 1980.
5) 2.70 inches - 1998.

Top 5 Driest Junes on Record
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1) 0.02 inches - 1952.
2) 0.06 inches - 2019.
3) 0.07 inches - 2022.
4) 0.12 inches - 1953.
5) 0.17 inches - 1993.

The wettest day in June was on the 5th, with 0.35 inches of
precipitation measured. The second wettest day in June was on
the 11th, with 0.10 inches of precipitation measured.

Number of days in June
----------------------

Daily Precipitation of a trace or more - 8 days
Daily Precipitation of 0.01 inches (measurable) or more - 5 days
Daily Precipitation of 0.10 inches or more - 2 days
Daily Precipitation of 0.25 inches or more - 1 day


...Snowfall...

0.0 inches of snow was measured in June 2024. The normal monthly
snowfall for June is 0.0 inches.

Top Snowiest June on Record
---------------------------
1) Trace - 1955.


...June 2024 vs. June 2023...

June 2024 was significantly warmer and drier than June 2023.

Temperature: 56.7 degrees in 2024 vs. 53.9 degrees in 2023.
Precipitation: 0.50 inches in 2024 vs. 1.74 inches in 2023.


...Daily Records Set in June 2024...

Type............Date....New Record....Old Record (Year)

Warmest Low Temperature....June 23rd....59degF...57degF (1984)
Precipitation....June 5th....0.35"........0.21" (1994)

...Daily Records Count for 2024 (Change) [Most Recent
Previous]...

Warmest High....4 (00)[April 20th]
Warmest Low.....1 (+01)[June 23rd]
Coolest High....0 (00) [n/a]
Coolest Low.....2 (00) [February 1st]
Precipitation...6 (+01)[June 5th]
Snowfall........4 (00) [February 24th]


...Climate Highlights for July 2024...

Normal High: 66.2 degrees.
Normal Average Temperature: 59.6 degrees.
Normal Low: 52.9 degrees.
Normal Precipitation: 1.82 inches.
Normal Snowfall: 0.0 inches

Warmest July: 65.3 degrees average temperature (2019).
Warmest Day: 90 degrees on July 4th, 2019.
Coldest July: 55.4 degrees average temperature (1971).
Coldest Day: 36 degrees on July 1st, 1964.
Wettest July: 4.49 inches (2001).
Wettest Day: 2.00 inches on July 31st, 1956.
Driest July:  0.42 (1972).

...Calendar of Astronomy and Federal Holidays...

Total Daylight on July 1st: 19 hours 09 minutes 00 seconds.
Total Daylight on July 31st: 17 hours 06 minutes 58 seconds.

Total Daylight lost: 2 hours 02 minutes 02 seconds.

First day with less than 19 hours of daylight: July 5th.
First day with less than 18 hours of daylight: July 21st.

First day with sunrise after 5 AM AKDT: July 19th.
First day with sunset before 11 PM AKDT: July 23rd.

Highest Solar Noon Sun Angle: 51.8 degrees above the horizon
(July 1st).
Lowest Solar Noon Sun Angle: 46.7 degrees above the horizon
(July 31st).

Total Monthly Decrease of the Solar Noon Sun Angle with respect
to the horizon: 5.1 degrees.

New Moon: July 5th at 2:57 PM AKDT.
First Quarter Moon: July 13th at 2:48 PM AKDT.
Full Moon (Buck Moon): July 21st at 2:17 AM AKDT.
Last Quarter Moon: July 27th at 6:51 PM AKDT.

Independence Day: July 4th.


Markle


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