Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
155 AM AKDT THU SEP 01 2022

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1952 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             82   08/02/1978
                       08/21/1977
                       08/06/1968
 LOW               4   08/31/1984
                       08/28/1984
HIGHEST           71                 MM      MM       76
LOWEST            46                 MM      MM       41
AVG. MAXIMUM    60.9               64.0    -3.1     64.2
AVG. MINIMUM    51.4               50.9     0.5     50.6
MEAN            56.1               57.5    -1.4     57.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        9.77   1989
 MINIMUM        0.04
TOTALS          6.80               2.93    3.87     4.34
DAILY AVG.      0.22               0.09    0.13     0.14
DAYS >= .01       26               14.4    11.6       15
DAYS >= .10       17                8.3     8.7       12
DAYS >= .50        5                1.5     3.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00       1                0.3     0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.61   08/07 TO 08/08               1.28
 STORM TOTAL    1.48                                1.25
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           0.0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL     0.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        0   MM
TOTALS           0.0                0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        0.0                0.0     0.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                   0
DAYS >= TRACE      0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0                                   0
 24 HR TOTAL      MM                                 0.0
 STORM TOTAL     0.0                                 0.0
 (MM/DD(HH))

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    268                236      32      229
 SINCE 7/1       435                412      23       MM
COOLING TOTAL      0                  1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1         9                  8       1       MM

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/28/1984
 LATEST       05/22/1964
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          05/11
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/150
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/150    DATE  08/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/150    DATE  08/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.83
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     84

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               27     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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