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** Important notice for upcoming changes to NWS Anchorage web site ** Read more...

CDAK48 PAFC 021259
CLIANC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK                               
458 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016


................................... 

...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 2016...

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
..................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         49        MM  68    1995  51     -2       55        
  MINIMUM         39        MM  26    1952  35      4       33        
  AVERAGE         44                        43      1       44      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        T             0.37 1981   0.02  -0.02             
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.02  -0.02             
  SINCE MAR 1      1.25                      1.09   0.16             
  SINCE JAN 1      1.83                      2.54  -0.71             
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.9  1999   0.0    0.0      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0     
  SINCE MAR 1     10.7                      13.9   -3.2      4.6     
  SINCE JUL 1     38.3                      74.2  -35.9     25.1     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       21                               -1                
  MONTH TO DATE   21                               -1                
  SINCE MAR 1   1630                             -430                
  SINCE JUL 1   7966                            -1423                
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                                0                
  MONTH TO DATE    0                                0                
  SINCE MAR 1      0                                0                
  SINCE JAN 1      0                                0                
..................................................................


WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.5                                         



                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    86                                                       
 LOWEST     56                                                       
 AVERAGE    71                                                       

..........................................................

                                                                     
THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        69      2014                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        27      2002                    
                                             1964                    
                                             1963                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   547 AM AKDT  SUNSET  1009 PM AKDT  
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   544 AM AKDT  SUNSET  1012 PM AKDT  

CIVIL TWILIGHT
MAY 2 2016              START   449 AM AKDT     END  1108 PM AKDT
MAY 3 2016              START   445 AM AKDT     END  1112 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)........16:22   
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....+0:05:31

$$

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