Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
510 PM AKDT MON APR 20 2015


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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         42     55    2014  46     -4       55
  MINIMUM         32     16    1975  31      1       30
  AVERAGE         37                 39              43

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.07   0.32 1963   0.01   0.06     0.00
                               1955
  MONTH TO DATE    0.53               0.30   0.23     0.04
  SINCE MAR 1      1.30               0.90   0.40     0.74
  SINCE JAN 1      2.38               2.35   0.03     2.76

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.6    4.2  1963   0.1    0.5      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.8                3.2   -0.4      0.4
  SINCE MAR 1      3.0               13.1  -10.1     11.3
  SINCE JUL 1     23.5               73.4  -49.9     64.7
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           28                 26      2       23
  MONTH TO DATE  513                603    -90      592
  SINCE MAR 1   1603               1795   -192     1758
  SINCE JUL 1   7955               9124  -1169     8507

 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   9   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   S (180)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  HEAVY SNOW
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           800 AM
 LOWEST     62          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        55      2014
                                             2007
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        17      1972


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2015.........SUNRISE   624 AM AKDT  SUNSET   935 PM AKDT
APRIL 21 2015.........SUNRISE   621 AM AKDT  SUNSET   938 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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