Monthly Climate Summary - Anchorage


CXAK58 PAFC 011706
CLMANC


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK                               
906 AM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014
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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   08/16/2004                                    
 LOW                4   08/21/2012                                    
HIGHEST            71                MM      MM       71              
LOWEST             42                MM      MM       41              
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.4              63.5     0.9     62.9              
AVG. MINIMUM     52.5              50.0     2.5     51.8              
MEAN             58.5              56.7     1.8     57.4              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.77   1989                                          
 MINIMUM         0.23   1941                                          
TOTALS           2.52              3.25   -0.73     5.42              
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.17              
DAYS >= .01        17              14.6     2.4       20              
DAYS >= .10         8               8.5    -0.5       13              
DAYS >= .50         1               1.7    -0.7        2              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        1              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.54   08/25 TO 08/25           08/11 TO 08/11       
                                                          08/04 TO 08/04
                                                          08/04 TO 08/04
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/11(00) TO 08/11(00)  
                                                 08/04(00) TO 08/04(00)4
                                                 08/04(00) TO 08/04(00)4

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   5                                             
                        0                                             
                        -26215                                        
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                                            
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM                                            
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0              
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0              
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM          
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31           08/04 TO 08/04       
                                                          08/04 TO 08/04
                                                          08/04 TO 08/04
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/04(00) TO 08/04(00)  
                                                 08/04(00) TO 08/04(00)4
                                                 08/04(00) TO 08/04(00)4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     195               256     -61      230              
 SINCE 7/1        349               450    -101      341              
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 1/1          3                 2       1       21              

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/14/1946                                              
 LATEST       06/08/1919                                              
EARLIEST                        09/23                                 
LATEST                          05/08                                 
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/164
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/MM     DATE   MM                   
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/170    DATE  08/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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