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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
514 AM AKDT MON JUL 1 2019

...ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS FOR JUNE
2019...

...WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD...
...DRIEST JUNE ON RECORD...

THE PERIOD OF RECORD INCLUDES 66 JUNES.

...TEMPERATURE...

JUNE 2019 WAS THE WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 60.5 DEGREES. THIS IS 5.3 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL
OF 55.2 DEGREES.

TOP 5 WARMEST JUNES (BY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE)
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1) 60.5 DEGREES- 2019.
2) 59.5 DEGREES- 2015. 
3) 59.4 DEGREES- 2013.
4) 59.1 DEGREES- 2016.
5) 58.8 DEGREES- 1984.

JUNE 2019 WAS THE 16TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH THAT ENDED ABOVE AVERAGE
FOR THE MONTH. 

THE AVERAGE HIGH IN JUNE WAS 69.1 DEGREES, WHICH IS 6.3 DEGREES
ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 62.8 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE LOW IN JUNE WAS 51.8
DEGREES, WHICH IS 4.1 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 47.7 DEGREES.

ALL 30 DAYS IN JUNE HAD ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES.

THE MOST ABOVE NORMAL DAY OCCURRED ON THE 29TH, WHICH WAS 13.5
DEGREES ABOVE THE DAILY NORMAL. THE LEAST ABOVE NORMAL DAY
OCCURRED ON BOTH THE 1ST AND THE 18TH, WHICH WERE BOTH 1.2 DEGREES
ABOVE THEIR RESPECTIVE DAILY NORMALS.

THE WARMEST HIGH IN JUNE OCCURRED ON THE 29TH, AT 82 DEGREES. THIS
TIES 2013 FOR THE 4TH WARMEST MONTHLY HIGH TEMPERATURE IN JUNE.
THE NORMAL MONTHLY HIGH TEMPERATURE IS 74 DEGREES.

TOP 5 WARMEST MONTHLY HIGHS IN JUNE
-----------------------------------
1) 85 DEGREES- 1969
2,3) 83 DEGREES- 2016, 2015
4,5) 82 DEGREES- 2019, 2013

ANCHORAGE HAS HIT 80 DEGREES OR WARMER IN JUNE JUST 11 TIMES. 2 
OF THOSE TIMES OCCURRED IN JUNE 2019, ON THE 28TH, WHICH REACHED 
81 DEGREES, AND THE 29TH.

THE COLDEST MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURE IN JUNE OCCURRED ON BOTH THE
3RD AND THE 10TH, AT 47 DEGREES. THIS SET A NEW RECORD FOR THE
WARMEST MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IN JUNE. THE NORMAL
MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURE IN JUNE IS 40 DEGREES.

TOP 5 WARMEST MONTHLY LOWS IN JUNE
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1) 47 DEGREES- 2019
2) 46 DEGREES- 2015
3,4) 44 DEGREES- 1990, 1984
5,6) 43 DEGREES- 1969, 1967

THE 82 DEGREE TEMPERATURE ON THE 29TH WAS THE 6TH WARMEST
TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IN ANCHORAGE.

TOP 6 HOTTEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES
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1) 85 DEGREES- JUNE 14, 1969.
2) 84 DEGREES- JULY 8, 2003.
3-5) 83 DEGREES- JUNE 16, 2016, JUNE 16, 2015, AND JUNE 15, 2015.
6+) 82 DEGREES- JUNE 29, 2019 AND SEVERAL OTHERS

THE DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE (HIGH TEMP + LOW TEMP)/2 ON JUNE
29TH WAS 71 DEGREES. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 82 DEGREES, AND THE
LOW WAS 60 DEGREES. THIS MAKES THAT DAY THE 3RD WARMEST DAY ON
RECORD BY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE.

TOP 5 WARMEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
---------------------------------------- 
1) 72.0 DEGREES- JUNE 16, 2015
2) 71.5 DEGREES- JULY 8, 2003
3) 71.0 DEGREES- JUNE 29, 2019
4) 70.5 DEGREES- JULY 19, 2016
5) 70.0 DEGREES- JULY 6, 2015

...PRECIPITATION...

JUNE 2019 WAS THE DRIEST JUNE ON RECORD WITH A TOTAL OF 0.06
INCHES OF RAIN FALLING DURING THE MONTH. THE NORMAL MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IN JUNE IS 0.97 INCHES. THUS, JUNE RECEIVED 6
PERCENT OF ITS NORMAL PRECIPITATION. THIS ENDS THE STREAK OF 2
CONSECUTIVE MONTHS WITH ABOVE AVERAGE PRECIPITATION.

THE WETTEST DAY IN JUNE 2019 OCCURRED ON BOTH JUNE 15TH AND THE
16TH, WHICH BOTH RECORDED 0.02 INCHES OF RAIN EACH. THE OTHER TWO
DAYS WITH 0.01 INCHES OF RAIN EACH OCCURRED ON THE 1ST AND THE 
18TH.

TOP 5 DRIEST JUNES
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1) 0.06 INCHES- 2019
2) 0.17 INCHES- 1993
3,4) 0.18 INCHES- 1991, 1969
5) 0.24 INCHES- 2001

9 DAYS IN JUNE HAD A TRACE OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION, OF WHICH THE
4 LISTED ABOVE HAD MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION.

...SNOW SEASON 2018-2019 ENDS...

SNOW SEASON 2018-2019 ENDED WITH 65.0 INCHES OF SNOW FALLING THIS
SEASON. THIS IS 9.5 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 74.5 INCHES. THIS
WAS THE 24TH LEAST SNOWIEST SNOW SEASON ON RECORD.

A SNOW SEASON RUNS FROM JULY 1 THROUGH JUNE 30. TODAY BEGINS SNOW
SEASON 2019-2020.

...JUNE 2019 VS. JUNE 2018...

JUNE 2019 WAS MUCH WARMER AND MUCH DRIER THAN JUNE 2018.

TEMPERATURE: 60.5 DEGREES IN 2019 VS. 56.5 IN 2018.
PRECIPITATION: 0.06 INCHES IN 2019 VS. 1.11 INCHES IN 2018.
SNOW SEASON: 65.0 INCHES OF SNOW IN 2018-2019 VS. 58.3 INCHES IN
2017-2018.

...DAILY RECORDS SET IN JUNE 2019...

TYPE............DATE...NEW RECORD...OLD RECORD (YEAR)

HIGH MAXIMUM....23RD...78 DEGREES...75 DEGREES (1974)
HIGH MAXIMUM....24TH...75 DEGREES...74 DEGREES (2015)
HIGH MAXIMUM....27TH...79 DEGREES...78 DEGREES (1997)
HIGH MAXIMUM....28TH...81 DEGREES...80 DEGREES (1997)
HIGH MAXIMUM....29TH...82 DEGREES...77 DEGREES (1990, 1989, 1968)

HIGH MINIMUM....08TH...54 DEGREES...53 DEGREES (1978)
HIGH MINIMUM....24TH...58 DEGREES...58 DEGREES (1984)
HIGH MINIMUM....28TH...57 DEGREES...56 DEGREES (2016, 2015)
HIGH MINIMUM....29TH...60 DEGREES...58 DEGREES (1990, 1984)

NO LOW TEMPERATURE NOR PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET IN JUNE
2019.

...DAILY RECORDS COUNT FOR 2019 (CHANGE)...

HIGH MAXIMUM....14 (+5)
HIGH MINIMUM....14 (+4)
LOW MAXIMUM.....0
LOW MINIMUM.....0
PRECIPITATION...4
SNOWFALL........2

...CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS FOR JULY 2019...

AVERAGE HIGH: 65.4 DEGREES
AVERAGE LOW: 52.2 DEGREES
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE: 58.8 DEGREES- WARMEST MONTH
AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 1.83 INCHES 
AVERAGE SNOWFALL: NONE

AVERAGE NUMBER OF HIGHS IN THE 80S: 0 
AVERAGE NUMBER OF HIGHS IN THE 70S: 7
AVERAGE NUMBER OF LOWS IN THE 40S: 7
AVERAGE NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION: 12

...CALENDAR OF ASTRONOMY AND HOLIDAYS...

BEGINNING OF MONTH DAYLIGHT: 19 HOURS 10 MINUTES
NEW MOON: JULY 2ND AT 11:16AM
INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY: JULY 4TH
FIRST DAY WITH LESS THAN 19 HOURS DAYLIGHT: JULY 6TH
FIRST QUARTER MOON: JULY 9TH AT 2:54AM
FULL MOON (BUCK MOON): JULY 16TH AT 1:38PM
SUNRISE AT 5AM: JULY 19TH
FIRST DAY WITH LESS THAN 18 HOURS DAYLIGHT: JULY 22ND
SUNSET AT 11PM: JULY 23RD
THIRD QUARTER MOON: JULY 24TH AT 5:18PM
NEW MOON (BLACK MOON): JULY 31ST AT 7:11PM
END OF MONTH DAYLIGHT: 17 HOURS 11 MINUTES
TOTAL MONTHLY DAYLIGHT LOSS: 1 HOUR 59 MINUTES  

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