Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE, AK
454 PM AKDT SUN MAY 3 2015


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...THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 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         54     67    2014  52      2       67
  MINIMUM         36     24    2001  36      0       42
  AVERAGE         45                 44              55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00   0.41 1998   0.01  -0.01     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00               0.05  -0.05     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      1.43               1.12   0.31     0.74
  SINCE JAN 1      2.51               2.57  -0.06     2.76

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0    5.0  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           20                 21     -1       10
  MONTH TO DATE   59                 65     -6       37
  SINCE MAR 1   1871               2103   -232     2001
  SINCE JUL 1   8223               9432  -1209     8750

 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 (230)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82           500 AM
 LOWEST     41           200 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE ANCHORAGE AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        65      2004
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        25      1992


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2015...........SUNRISE   546 AM AKDT  SUNSET  1010 PM AKDT
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   543 AM AKDT  SUNSET  1013 PM AKDT

CIVIL TWILIGHT
MAY 3 2015              START   448 AM AKDT     END  1109 PM AKDT
MAY 4 2015              START   445 AM AKDT     END  1113 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)........16:24
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....+0:05:30

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