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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
408 PM AKDT SAT AUG 21 2021

...ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS FOR JULY
2021...

...24TH DRIEST JULY...
...27TH WARMEST JULY...
...COOLEST JULY SINCE 2012...

THE PERIOD OF RECORD INCLUDES 70 JULYS.

...TEMPERATURE...

JULY 2021 WAS THE 27TH WARMEST JULY ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE 
TEMPERATURE OF 59.1 DEGREES. THIS IS 0.5 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL
OF 59.6 DEGREES.

THE AVERAGE HIGH IN JULY WAS 65.5 DEGREES, WHICH WAS 0.7 DEGREES 
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 66.2 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 52.7 
DEGREES, WHICH WAS 0.2 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 52.9 DEGREES.

JULY 2021 WAS THE COOLEST JULY SINCE 2012.

20 DAYS IN JULY HAD BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. 
10 DAYS IN JULY HAD ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. 
1 DAY IN JULY HAD NORMAL TEMPERATURES (WITHIN 1/2 DEGREE) [7/13].

4 DAYS IN JULY WERE MORE THAN 5 DEGREES ABOVE THE DAILY NORMAL.
1 DAY IN JULY WAS MORE THAN 10 DEGREES ABOVE THE DAILY NORMAL. 
2 DAYS IN JULY WERE MORE THAN 5 DEGREES BELOW THE DAILY NORMAL.

THE MOST ABOVE NORMAL DAY IN JULY OCCURRED ON THE 18TH, WHICH WAS
10.2 DEGREES WARMER THAN THE DAILY NORMAL.

THE MOST BELOW NORMAL DAY IN JULY OCCURRED ON THE 10TH, WHICH WAS
6.5 DEGREES COOLER THAN THE DAILY NORMAL.

THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH IN JULY OCCURRED ON THE 18TH, WHEN THE HIGH  
REACHED 81 DEGREES. THIS TIES 2015, 1977, AND 1955 FOR THE 4TH 
WARMEST MONTHLY HIGH IN JULY. THIS WAS THE WARMEST JULY MONTHLY 
HIGH SINCE 2019. THE NORMAL MONTHLY HIGH IN JULY IS 76 DEGREES.
THIS WAS THE 13TH JULY ON RECORD WHERE THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 80
DEGREES OR WARMER DURING THE MONTH. THIS TIES 7 OTHER DAYS FOR THE
18TH WARMEST TEMPERATURE ON RECORD.

TOP 5 WARMEST MONTHLY HIGHS IN JULY
-----------------------------------
1) 90 DEGREES- 2019.
2) 84 DEGREES- 2003.
3) 82 DEGREES- 1989.
4) 81 DEGREES- 2021, 2015, 1977, 1955.

THE COOLEST DAILY LOW IN JULY OCCURRED ON THE 1ST WHEN THE LOW 
DROPPED TO 46 DEGREES. THIS TIES NUMEROUS YEARS FOR THE 25TH 
WARMEST MONTHLY LOW IN JULY. THIS WAS THE COOLEST JULY MONTHLY 
LOW SINCE 2017. THE NORMAL MONTHLY LOW IN JULY IS 45 DEGREES.

JULY HAD 1 DAY WITH A HIGH OF 80 OR MORE. AVERAGE: 0 DAYS.
JULY HAD 5 DAYS WITH A HIGH OF 70 OR MORE. AVERAGE: 7 DAYS. 
JULY HAD 26 DAYS WITH HIGHS OF 60 OR MORE. AVERAGE: 27 DAYS. 
JULY HAD ALL 31 DAYS WITH HIGHS OF 50 OR MORE. AVERAGE: 31 DAYS.

JULY HAD 0 DAYS WITH LOWS IN THE 30S AND COLDER. AVERAGE: 0 DAYS.
JULY HAD 5 DAYS WITH LOWS IN THE 40S AND COLDER. AVERAGE: 7 DAYS. 
JULY HAD ALL 31 DAYS WITH LOWS IN THE 50S AND COLDER. AVERAGE: 31 DAYS.

...PRECIPITATION...

JULY 2021 WAS THE 24TH DRIEST JULY ON RECORD, WITH 1.23 INCHES 
OF PRECIPITATION MEASURED FOR THE MONTH. THE NORMAL PRECIPITATION 
IN JULY IS 1.82 INCHES. THUS, JULY HAD 68% OF ITS NORMAL 
PRECIPITATION.

THE WETTEST DAY IN JULY WAS ON THE 21ST, WITH 0.34 INCHES OF 
PRECIPITATION MEASURED.

JULY 2021 WAS THE DRIEST JULY SINCE 2019.

18 OF 31 DAYS IN JULY HAD A TRACE OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION. 
12 DAYS HAD MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION. 
3 DAYS HAD 1/10 INCH & 1/4 INCH OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION.
0 DAYS HAD 1/2 INCH OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION.

...SNOWFALL...

NO SNOWFALL WAS MEASURED IN JULY 2021. NO SNOWFALL HAS EVER BEEN
OBSERVED IN JULY. 

...SNOW SEASON...

JULY 1ST WAS THE OFFICIAL START OF THE 2021-2022 SNOW SEASON.

NO SNOW HAS BEEN RECORDED THIS SNOW SEASON, WHICH IS NORMAL.

...JULY 2021 VS. JULY 2020...

JULY 2021 WAS COOLER AND DRIER THAN JULY 2020.

TEMPERATURE: 59.1 DEGREES IN 2021 VS. 61.0 DEGREES IN 2020. 
PRECIPITATION: 1.23 INCHES IN 2021 VS. 1.65 INCHES IN 2020. 
SNOWFALL: 0 INCHES IN 2021 VS. 0 INCHES IN 2020. 
SNOW SEASON: 0 INCHES IN 2021-2022 VS. 0 INCHES IN 2020-2021.

...DAILY RECORDS SET IN JULY 2021...

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

HIGH MAXIMUM...16TH...76 DEGREES....76 DEGREES (1996)
HIGH MAXIMUM...17TH...79 DEGREES....76 DEGREES (2016, 2002)
HIGH MAXIMUM...18TH...81 DEGREES....79 DEGREES (2016, 1989)

LOW MAXIMUM.....3RD...56 DEGREES....56 DEGREES (1966)

HIGH MINIMUM...17TH...58 DEGREES....58 DEGREES (2020)
HIGH MINIMUM...18TH...59 DEGREES....58 DEGREES (2016, 2009, 1993)

PRECIPITATION...6TH...0.33 INCHES...0.32 INCHES (1960)

...DAILY RECORDS COUNT FOR 2021 (CHANGE) [MOST RECENT PREVIOUS]...

HIGH MAXIMUM....5 (+3) [JULY 18, 2021] 
HIGH MINIMUM....2 (+2) [JULY 18, 2021] 
LOW MAXIMUM.....4 (+1) [JULY 3, 2021] 
LOW MINIMUM.....4 (00) [MAY 1, 2021] 
PRECIPITATION...5 (+1) [JULY 6, 2021] 
SNOWFALL........0 (00) [DECEMBER 19, 2020] 
SNOW DEPTH......10 (00) [APRIL 16, 2021] 

...CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS FOR AUGUST 2021...

NORMAL HIGH: 64.0 DEGREES. 
NORMAL TEMPERATURE: 57.5 DEGREES.
NORMAL LOW: 50.9 DEGREES. 
NORMAL PRECIPITATION: 2.93 INCHES.
NORMAL SNOWFALL: 0.0 INCHES.

WARMEST AUGUST: 62.6 DEGREES AVERAGE TEMPERATURE (2019). 
WARMEST DAY: 82 DEGREES ON AUGUST 2, 1978. 
COOLEST AUGUST: 53.8 DEGREES AVERAGE TEMPERATURE (1998). 
COOLEST DAY: 31 DEGREES ON AUGUST 31, 1984. 
WETTEST AUGUST: 9.77 INCHES (1989). 
WETTEST DAY: 2.76 INCHES ON AUGUST 21, 1997. 
DRIEST AUGUST: 0.04 INCHES (2019). 

...CALENDAR OF ASTRONOMY AND FEDERAL HOLIDAYS...

BEGINNING OF THE MONTH DAYLIGHT: 17 HOURS 3 MINUTES.
FULL (STURGEON) MOON: AUGUST 22ND AT 4:01AM.
LAST DAY WITH MORE THAN 15 HOURS OF DAYLIGHT: AUGUST 23RD.
THIRD QUARTER MOON: AUGUST 29TH AT 11:13PM.
END OF MONTH DAYLIGHT: 14 HOURS 17 MINUTES.
TOTAL MONTHLY DAYLIGHT LOSS: 2 HOURS 46 MINUTES.

NEXT ECLIPSE VIEWABLE IN ANCHORAGE: 
PARTIAL LUNAR ECLIPSE- NOVEMBER 18-19, 2021 AT 12:02AM NOV. 19TH.

$$

WEGMAN
000
NOAK48 PAFC 220008
PNSAFC
AKZ101-270015-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
408 PM AKDT SAT AUG 21 2021

...ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS FOR JULY
2021...

...24TH DRIEST JULY...
...27TH WARMEST JULY...
...COOLEST JULY SINCE 2012...

THE PERIOD OF RECORD INCLUDES 70 JULYS.

...TEMPERATURE...

JULY 2021 WAS THE 27TH WARMEST JULY ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE 
TEMPERATURE OF 59.1 DEGREES. THIS IS 0.5 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL
OF 59.6 DEGREES.

THE AVERAGE HIGH IN JULY WAS 65.5 DEGREES, WHICH WAS 0.7 DEGREES 
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 66.2 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 52.7 
DEGREES, WHICH WAS 0.2 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 52.9 DEGREES.

JULY 2021 WAS THE COOLEST JULY SINCE 2012.

20 DAYS IN JULY HAD BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. 
10 DAYS IN JULY HAD ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. 
1 DAY IN JULY HAD NORMAL TEMPERATURES (WITHIN 1/2 DEGREE) [7/13].

4 DAYS IN JULY WERE MORE THAN 5 DEGREES ABOVE THE DAILY NORMAL.
1 DAY IN JULY WAS MORE THAN 10 DEGREES ABOVE THE DAILY NORMAL. 
2 DAYS IN JULY WERE MORE THAN 5 DEGREES BELOW THE DAILY NORMAL.

THE MOST ABOVE NORMAL DAY IN JULY OCCURRED ON THE 18TH, WHICH WAS
10.2 DEGREES WARMER THAN THE DAILY NORMAL.

THE MOST BELOW NORMAL DAY IN JULY OCCURRED ON THE 10TH, WHICH WAS
6.5 DEGREES COOLER THAN THE DAILY NORMAL.

THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH IN JULY OCCURRED ON THE 18TH, WHEN THE HIGH  
REACHED 81 DEGREES. THIS TIES 2015, 1977, AND 1955 FOR THE 4TH 
WARMEST MONTHLY HIGH IN JULY. THIS WAS THE WARMEST JULY MONTHLY 
HIGH SINCE 2019. THE NORMAL MONTHLY HIGH IN JULY IS 76 DEGREES.
THIS WAS THE 13TH JULY ON RECORD WHERE THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 80
DEGREES OR WARMER DURING THE MONTH. THIS TIES 7 OTHER DAYS FOR THE
18TH WARMEST TEMPERATURE ON RECORD.

TOP 5 WARMEST MONTHLY HIGHS IN JULY
-----------------------------------
1) 90 DEGREES- 2019.
2) 84 DEGREES- 2003.
3) 82 DEGREES- 1989.
4) 81 DEGREES- 2021, 2015, 1977, 1955.

THE COOLEST DAILY LOW IN JULY OCCURRED ON THE 1ST WHEN THE LOW 
DROPPED TO 46 DEGREES. THIS TIES NUMEROUS YEARS FOR THE 25TH 
WARMEST MONTHLY LOW IN JULY. THIS WAS THE COOLEST JULY MONTHLY 
LOW SINCE 2017. THE NORMAL MONTHLY LOW IN JULY IS 45 DEGREES.

JULY HAD 1 DAY WITH A HIGH OF 80 OR MORE. AVERAGE: 0 DAYS.
JULY HAD 5 DAYS WITH A HIGH OF 70 OR MORE. AVERAGE: 7 DAYS. 
JULY HAD 26 DAYS WITH HIGHS OF 60 OR MORE. AVERAGE: 27 DAYS. 
JULY HAD ALL 31 DAYS WITH HIGHS OF 50 OR MORE. AVERAGE: 31 DAYS.

JULY HAD 0 DAYS WITH LOWS IN THE 30S AND COLDER. AVERAGE: 0 DAYS.
JULY HAD 5 DAYS WITH LOWS IN THE 40S AND COLDER. AVERAGE: 7 DAYS. 
JULY HAD ALL 31 DAYS WITH LOWS IN THE 50S AND COLDER. AVERAGE: 31 DAYS.

...PRECIPITATION...

JULY 2021 WAS THE 24TH DRIEST JULY ON RECORD, WITH 1.23 INCHES 
OF PRECIPITATION MEASURED FOR THE MONTH. THE NORMAL PRECIPITATION 
IN JULY IS 1.82 INCHES. THUS, JULY HAD 68% OF ITS NORMAL 
PRECIPITATION.

THE WETTEST DAY IN JULY WAS ON THE 21ST, WITH 0.34 INCHES OF 
PRECIPITATION MEASURED.

JULY 2021 WAS THE DRIEST JULY SINCE 2019.

18 OF 31 DAYS IN JULY HAD A TRACE OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION. 
12 DAYS HAD MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION. 
3 DAYS HAD 1/10 INCH & 1/4 INCH OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION.
0 DAYS HAD 1/2 INCH OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION.

...SNOWFALL...

NO SNOWFALL WAS MEASURED IN JULY 2021. NO SNOWFALL HAS EVER BEEN
OBSERVED IN JULY. 

...SNOW SEASON...

JULY 1ST WAS THE OFFICIAL START OF THE 2021-2022 SNOW SEASON.

NO SNOW HAS BEEN RECORDED THIS SNOW SEASON, WHICH IS NORMAL.

...JULY 2021 VS. JULY 2020...

JULY 2021 WAS COOLER AND DRIER THAN JULY 2020.

TEMPERATURE: 59.1 DEGREES IN 2021 VS. 61.0 DEGREES IN 2020. 
PRECIPITATION: 1.23 INCHES IN 2021 VS. 1.65 INCHES IN 2020. 
SNOWFALL: 0 INCHES IN 2021 VS. 0 INCHES IN 2020. 
SNOW SEASON: 0 INCHES IN 2021-2022 VS. 0 INCHES IN 2020-2021.

...DAILY RECORDS SET IN JULY 2021...

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

HIGH MAXIMUM...16TH...76 DEGREES....76 DEGREES (1996)
HIGH MAXIMUM...17TH...79 DEGREES....76 DEGREES (2016, 2002)
HIGH MAXIMUM...18TH...81 DEGREES....79 DEGREES (2016, 1989)

LOW MAXIMUM.....3RD...56 DEGREES....56 DEGREES (1966)

HIGH MINIMUM...17TH...58 DEGREES....58 DEGREES (2020)
HIGH MINIMUM...18TH...59 DEGREES....58 DEGREES (2016, 2009, 1993)

PRECIPITATION...6TH...0.33 INCHES...0.32 INCHES (1960)

...DAILY RECORDS COUNT FOR 2021 (CHANGE) [MOST RECENT PREVIOUS]...

HIGH MAXIMUM....5 (+3) [JULY 18, 2021] 
HIGH MINIMUM....2 (+2) [JULY 18, 2021] 
LOW MAXIMUM.....4 (+1) [JULY 3, 2021] 
LOW MINIMUM.....4 (00) [MAY 1, 2021] 
PRECIPITATION...5 (+1) [JULY 6, 2021] 
SNOWFALL........0 (00) [DECEMBER 19, 2020] 
SNOW DEPTH......10 (00) [APRIL 16, 2021] 

...CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS FOR AUGUST 2021...

NORMAL HIGH: 64.0 DEGREES. 
NORMAL TEMPERATURE: 57.5 DEGREES.
NORMAL LOW: 50.9 DEGREES. 
NORMAL PRECIPITATION: 2.93 INCHES.
NORMAL SNOWFALL: 0.0 INCHES.

WARMEST AUGUST: 62.6 DEGREES AVERAGE TEMPERATURE (2019). 
WARMEST DAY: 82 DEGREES ON AUGUST 2, 1978. 
COOLEST AUGUST: 53.8 DEGREES AVERAGE TEMPERATURE (1998). 
COOLEST DAY: 31 DEGREES ON AUGUST 31, 1984. 
WETTEST AUGUST: 9.77 INCHES (1989). 
WETTEST DAY: 2.76 INCHES ON AUGUST 21, 1997. 
DRIEST AUGUST: 0.04 INCHES (2019). 

...CALENDAR OF ASTRONOMY AND FEDERAL HOLIDAYS...

BEGINNING OF THE MONTH DAYLIGHT: 17 HOURS 3 MINUTES.
FULL (STURGEON) MOON: AUGUST 22ND AT 4:01AM.
LAST DAY WITH MORE THAN 15 HOURS OF DAYLIGHT: AUGUST 23RD.
THIRD QUARTER MOON: AUGUST 29TH AT 11:13PM.
END OF MONTH DAYLIGHT: 14 HOURS 17 MINUTES.
TOTAL MONTHLY DAYLIGHT LOSS: 2 HOURS 46 MINUTES.

NEXT ECLIPSE VIEWABLE IN ANCHORAGE: 
PARTIAL LUNAR ECLIPSE- NOVEMBER 18-19, 2021 AT 12:02AM NOV. 19TH.

$$

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