Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
453 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015


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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 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         52     65    2004  53     -1       55
                               1996
  MINIMUM         40     27    2001  36      4       42
  AVERAGE         46                 44              49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00   0.46 1999   0.02  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00               0.09  -0.09     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      1.43               1.16   0.27     0.74
  SINCE JAN 1      2.51               2.61  -0.10     2.76

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0    0.7  2001   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      4.6               14.0   -9.4     11.3
  SINCE JUL 1     25.1               74.3  -49.2     64.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           19                 21     -2       16
  MONTH TO DATE   98                107     -9       65
  SINCE MAR 1   1910               2145   -235     2029
  SINCE JUL 1   8262               9474  -1212     8778

 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   3   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  SW (240)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    MM   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    MM
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           500 AM
 LOWEST     46           300 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        66      2004
                                             1961
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        29      1974
                                             1956


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   540 AM AKDT  SUNSET  1015 PM AKDT
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   537 AM AKDT  SUNSET  1018 PM AKDT

CIVIL TWILIGHT
MAY 5 2015              START   441 AM AKDT     END  1116 PM AKDT
MAY 6 2015              START   437 AM AKDT     END  1120 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)........16:35
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....+0:05:28

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