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CXAK58 PAFC 011939
CLMANC


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK                               
1139 AM AKDT WED JUN 1 2016
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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S         
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)      
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              77   05/21/2002                                    
                        05/24/1969                                    
 LOW                1   05/10/1964                                    
HIGHEST            72                MM      MM       72              
LOWEST             34                MM      MM       33              
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.0              56.0     4.0     58.9              
AVG. MINIMUM     44.0              39.6     4.4     41.5              
MEAN             52.0              47.8     4.2     50.2              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.8    -1.8        0              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.93   1989                                          
 MINIMUM         0.02   1957                                          
                        1955                                          
TOTALS           0.33              0.72   -0.39     0.55              
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.02              
DAYS >= .01         8               7.3     0.7        4              
DAYS >= .10         0               2.4    -2.4        2              
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.09   05/09 TO 05/09           05/08 TO 05/08       
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    05/08(00) TO 05/08(00)  
                                                 05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)1
                                                 05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)1

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        38.3              74.5   -36.2     25.1              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0              
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.4    -0.4        0              
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM          
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31           05/31 TO 05/31       
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
                                                          05/31 TO 05/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)  
                                                 05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)1
                                                 05/31(00) TO 05/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     395               533    -138      450              
 SINCE 7/1       8340              9900   -1560     8614              
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                        09/23                                 
LATEST                          05/08                                 
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/174
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/MM     DATE   MM                   
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/MM     DATE   MM                   

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               16     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      1
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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