Daily Climate Summary - Anchorage


CDAK48 PAFC 180040
CLIANC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK                               
438 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014
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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST            
                VALUE   VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR            
                                           NORMAL                    
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         51     59    1965  45      6       36               
  MINIMUM         30      7    1927  30      0       17               
                               1920                                 
  AVERAGE         41                 37              27             
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00   0.89 1937   0.02  -0.02     0.00           
  MONTH TO DATE    0.04               0.26  -0.22     0.75           
  SINCE MAR 1      0.74               0.86  -0.12     2.12           
  SINCE JAN 1      2.76               2.31   0.45     4.57           
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0    6.0  1941   0.2   -0.2      0.0            
  MONTH TO DATE    0.4                2.9   -2.5     14.7            
  SINCE MAR 1     11.3               12.8   -1.5     35.3            
  SINCE JUL 1     64.7               73.1   -8.4     91.4            
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           24                 28     -4       38              
  MONTH TO DATE  524                523      1      666              
  SINCE MAR 1   1690               1715    -25     1913              
  SINCE JUL 1   8439               9044   -605     9358              
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                  0      0        0              
  MONTH TO DATE    0                  0      0        0              
  SINCE MAR 1      0                  0      0        0              
  SINCE JAN 1      0                  0      0        0              
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   2   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   N (350)      
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     6   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    MM   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    MM            
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.4                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    82           400 AM                                     
 LOWEST     42           200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    62                                                       
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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        59      1965                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   30         9      1963                    
                                             1948                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   633 AM AKDT  SUNSET   928 PM AKDT  
APRIL 18 2014.........SUNRISE   630 AM AKDT  SUNSET   931 PM AKDT  

CIVIL TWILIGHT
APRIL 17 2014           START   544 AM AKDT     END  1018 PM AKDT
APRIL 18 2014           START   540 AM AKDT     END  1021 PM AKDT


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




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AMOUNT OF DAYLIGHT TODAY  (HOUR:MIN)........14:56   
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....+0:05:42