City Summary Archive
Ketchikan was 2.0°F above the long-term mean of 58.0°F, with a monthly mean of 60.0°F (the same mean as July). The warmest temperature for the month occurred on the 1st, at a nice 75°F, while the coldest temperature was 48°F recorded on the 22nd, 28th, and 29th.
Precipitation was near than normal, with 9.84" recorded, 0.03" above the normal amount of 9.81".
Kodiak was just warmer than normal this August, with a monthly observed temperature of 56.1°F, which was 0.9°F warmer than the long term mean. The warmest temperature for the month (69°F) was observed on the 23rd, 24th, 25th. The coldest (40°F) was recorded on the 8th, which is also a new daily low record, breaking the old record of 41°F reached in 1974, 1973 and 1970.
Precipitation was more than double normal, with 9.29" reported, 104% above of the normal amount. Kodiak only had seven days without rainfall. The average wind speed was 7.8 mph, with a peak wind speed of 39 mph from a northeasterly direction on the 6th.
In August, King Salmon was 1.2°F above the normal temperature of 54.6°F, with a monthly mean of 55.8°F. Temperatures were mixed around normal throughout the month with no new records set. The 18th held the warmest recorded temperature for the month at 71°F, while the 41°F on the 24th was the lowest temperature.
Precipitation was heavy at 82% (2.43") above the expected amount with a total of 5.38" recorded. Helping generate the high total was a new record of 0.99" on the 8th, breaking the 1974 record of 0.54". Then the total rain of 0.93" on the 21st broke the 1973 record of 0.67". The average wind speed was 8.5 mph, while the highest wind speed was 44 mph on the 6th, blowing from an easterly direction.
Nome was warmer than normal for August, with a monthly mean of 53.0°F, 2.9°F above the expected mean of 50.1°F. Temperatures tended to be just above normal until just before the end of the month. The warmest temperature for the month was observed on the 7th at 72°F. The coldest temperature of the month was 33°F, recorded on the 29th.
Precipitation was heavy with 4.21" recorded, 0.99" more than the expected amount, and precipitation was reported on 24 days of the month. The average wind speed was 7.3 mph, while the fastest wind speed for the month was 32 mph from a southeasterly direction on the 25th.
Anchorage was 2.7°F above the normal temperature, with a monthly mean of 61.5°F for the month of July. On the 24th the warmest temperature of the month was recorded at 79°F. The coolest temperature for the month was 49°F, observed on three days: 2nd, 5th and 8th. Due to the warmer temperatures, a total of 19 days reached a temperature of 70°F or higher, tying the previous record set in 1977. 15 of these days were consecutive, breaking the record of twelve days from 1953.
Precipitation totaled 1.10" for Anchorage, just 60% of the expected amount. The fastest wind speed for the month was 32 mph, observed on the 7th, from a southerly direction, while the average wind speed was 5.6 mph.
Barrow was 3.5°F above its long-term mean of 40.9°F, with a monthly mean of 44.4°F. The warmest temperature for the month was 64°F, recorded on the 21st, setting a new record for the day, topping the old record of 62°F from 2002. The lowest temperature for the month was a chilly 30°F, recorded on the 10th.
Precipitation was heavier than normal, a total of 1.68" was recorded, 71% more than the normal amount of 0.98". A gust of 37 mph was the fastest wind speed for the month, recorded on the 28th from a southwesterly direction, and the average wind speed was 12.2 mph for the month.
In July, Delta Junction had a monthly temperature of 62.1°F, 1.9°F higher than the long term normal. The coldest temperature recorded this month was 46°F on the 6th. A nice 85°F was the highest temperature for the month, occurring on the 28th. This was a new daily record, breaking the previous record of 83°F from1953 and 1919.
Precipitation was a mere 57% of normal, with just 1.54" recorded, 1.14" below the normal of 2.68".
Juneau measured a monthly temperature of 57.6°F, just 1°F warmer than the normal mean of 56.9°F. The warmest temperatures occurred during the middle and end of the month, with the highest temperature for July recorded on the 29th, at 81°F. The coldest temperature for the month was on the 14th, with 41°F recorded.
Precipitation was near normal for Juneau, with 4.45", or 97% of the expected amount observed. The average wind speed was 6.1 mph, with a highest wind speed of 32 mph recorded on the 7th, blowing from a southeasterly direction.
Ketchikan was 2.3°F above the long-term mean of 57.7°F, with a monthly mean of 60.0°F. The warmest temperature for the month occurred on the 29th, at a warm 79°F, while the coldest temperature was 49°F recorded on the 1st and 10th.
Precipitation was lighter than normal, with 4.19" recorded, 2.38" less than the normal amount of 6.57".