Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
503 AM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              51   03/11/1984
 LOW              -24   03/07/1971
HIGHEST            49                MM      MM       43
LOWEST             -2                MM      MM        6
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.9              33.9     3.0     35.9
AVG. MINIMUM     22.4              19.2     3.2     18.4
MEAN             29.7              26.6     3.1     27.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8              11.0    -3.0        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              29.0     1.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               1.0     1.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.76   1979
 MINIMUM            T   1983
TOTALS           0.77              0.60    0.17     0.70
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         6               5.9     0.1        6
DAYS >= .10         2               2.0     0.0        1
DAYS >= .50         1               0.1     0.9        0

DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0




SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.0   1979
 24 HR TOTAL     26.0   03/16/2002 TO 03/17/2002
 SNOW DEPTH        39   03/17/2002
TOTALS            0.2               9.9    -9.7     10.9
SINCE 7/1        20.7              70.2   -49.5     64.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                11     -11        8
DAYS >= TRACE       7               6.1     0.9       11
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.6    -2.6        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/05                         12  03/17
                        03/04                             03/16
                        03/03                             03/15

 24 HR TOTAL      0.2




DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1090              1192    -102     1166
 SINCE 7/1       7442              8521   -1079     7915
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/28/1984
 LATEST       05/22/1964
EARLIEST                        09/23
LATEST                          05/08
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/014
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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