Daily Climate Summary - Anchorage


CDAK48 PAFC 041248
CLIANC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK                               
347 AM AKST WED MAR 4 2015
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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 3 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1952 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST            
                VALUE   VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR            
                                           NORMAL                    
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         37     46    2003  31      6       32               
  MINIMUM         30    -19    1956  16     14       21               
  AVERAGE         34                 23     11       27             
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.01   0.33 1990   0.02  -0.01                    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01               0.06  -0.05                    
  SINCE MAR 1      0.01               0.06  -0.05                    
  SINCE JAN 1      1.09               1.51  -0.42                    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        0.2    3.3  2012   0.3   -0.1                     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.2                1.0   -0.8                     
  SINCE MAR 1      0.2                1.0   -0.8                     
  SINCE JUL 1     20.7               61.3  -40.6                     
  SNOW DEPTH       1                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       31                       -11                       
  MONTH TO DATE  107                       -19                       
  SINCE MAR 1    107                       -19                       
  SINCE JUL 1   6459                      -996                       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         0                       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0                       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0                       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0                       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     6   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    MM   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    MM            
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     2.2                                         



                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    89                                                       
 LOWEST     54                                                       
 AVERAGE    72                                                       
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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        48      1984                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -19      1956                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MARCH  4 2015.........SUNRISE   752 AM AKST  SUNSET   633 PM AKST  
MARCH  5 2015.........SUNRISE   748 AM AKST  SUNSET   636 PM AKST  

CIVIL TWILIGHT
MARCH 4 2015            START   709 AM AKST     END   717 PM AKST
MARCH 5 2015            START   706 AM AKST     END   719 PM AKST


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