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CXAK58 PAFC 012043
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK                               
1243 PM AKDT TUE APR 1 2014
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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1915 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S         
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)      
                                          NORMAL                      
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              56   03/10/1926                                    
 LOW              -24   03/07/1971                                    
HIGHEST            43                MM      MM       44              
LOWEST              6                MM      MM       -1              
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.9              33.9     2.0     31.9              
AVG. MINIMUM     18.4              19.2    -0.8     17.1              
MEAN             27.1              26.6     0.5     24.5              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32      7              11.0    -4.0       18              
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              29.0     2.0       31              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.0    -1.0        1              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.76   1979                                          
 MINIMUM            T   2005                                          
                        1983                                          
                        1932                                          
TOTALS           0.70              0.60    0.10     1.37              
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.04              
DAYS >= .01         6               5.9     0.1        6              
DAYS >= .10         1               2.0    -1.0        3              
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        1              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.41   03/14 TO 03/14           03/25 TO 03/25       
                                                          03/25 TO 03/25
                                                          03/25 TO 03/25
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/25(00) TO 03/25(00)  
                                                 03/25(00) TO 03/25(00)5
                                                 03/25(00) TO 03/25(00)5

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.0   5                                             
                        0                                             
                        -26215                                        
 24 HR TOTAL     26.0   03/16/2002 TO 03/17/2002                      
 SNOW DEPTH        38   03/09/1959                                    
TOTALS           10.9               9.9     1.0     20.6              
SINCE 7/1        64.3              70.2    -5.9     76.7              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      8                11      -3       19              
DAYS >= TRACE      11               6.1     4.9       13              
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.6     0.4        4              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12   03/17                         27  03/25       
                        03/16                                         
                        03/15                                         
 24 HR TOTAL      5.7   MM                       03/25 TO 03/25       
                                                          03/25 TO 03/25
                                                          03/25 TO 03/25
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/25(00) TO 03/25(00)  
                                                 03/25(00) TO 03/25(00)5
                                                 03/25(00) TO 03/25(00)5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1166              1192     -26     1247              
 SINCE 7/1       7915              8521    -606     8692              
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0              

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/14/1946                                              
 LATEST       06/08/1919                                              
EARLIEST      03/01             09/23                                 
LATEST                          05/08                                 
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/339
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/MM     DATE   MM                   
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/MM     DATE   MM                   

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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