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CDAK48 PAFC 180054
CLIANC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK                               
353 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014
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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0300 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1953 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST            
                VALUE   VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR            
                                           NORMAL                    
...........................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         34     44    1980  25      9        0               
  MINIMUM         28    -23    1980  13     15       -9               
  AVERAGE         31                 19              -4             
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.01   0.30 2009   0.03  -0.02     0.00           
                               1994                                 
  MONTH TO DATE    0.33               0.64  -0.31     0.79           
  SINCE DEC 1      0.33               0.64  -0.31     0.79           
  SINCE JAN 1     18.24              16.11   2.13    25.16           
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0    6.1  1994   0.5   -0.5      0.0            
  MONTH TO DATE    4.3                9.5   -5.2     13.8            
  SINCE DEC 1      4.3                9.5   -5.2     13.8            
  SINCE JUL 1     10.3               30.9  -20.6     25.0            
  SNOW DEPTH       4                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           34                 46    -12       69              
  MONTH TO DATE  627                775   -148      816              
  SINCE DEC 1    627                775   -148      816              
  SINCE JUL 1   3342               3939   -597     3626              
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                  0      0        0              
  MONTH TO DATE    0                  0      0        0              
  SINCE DEC 1      0                  0      0        0              
  SINCE JAN 1      3                  2      1       21              
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   2   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   E (70)       
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     8   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)       
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    MM   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    MM            
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     2.7                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         
  FOG                                                                

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    96           800 AM                                     
 LOWEST     82          1100 AM                                     
 AVERAGE    89                                                       
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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   25        46      1980                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   13       -20      1980                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
DECEMBER 17 2014......SUNRISE  1011 AM AKST  SUNSET   341 PM AKST  
DECEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE  1012 AM AKST  SUNSET   341 PM AKST  

CIVIL TWILIGHT
DECEMBER 17 2014        START   910 AM AKST     END   444 PM AKST
DECEMBER 18 2014        START   911 AM AKST     END   444 PM AKST


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




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