City Summary Archive
In July, King Salmon was 2.2°F above the normal temperature of 55.5°F, with a monthly mean of 57.7°F. The month started off cooler then normal, then stayed above normal after the first week. The cool start established two new daily low temperature records with Independence Day opening off at a minimum of 37°F, breaking the 1981 record of 38°F. Then on the 5th, the low of 31°F shattered the old record of 35°F, also from 1981. This is the coldest temperature for the month, as well as a new absolute monthly low for July. The warm temperatures also corresponded to record events: on the 13th 81°F was observed, breaking the old daily record of 80°F set in 2003. Then on the 22nd, the high of 79°F broke the 1980 record by 2°F. The record high of 80°F from back in 1953 was tied on 25th. The 26th was the warmest recorded temperature for the month at 82°F, and this marks a new daily record, breaking the 1987 high of 79°F. This was the sixth warmest July on record for King Salmon.
Precipitation was only 57% of the expected amount, with 1.30" recorded. The average wind speed was 8.1 mph, while the highest wind speed was 38 mph, on the 3rd, blowing from a southeasterly direction.
Kodiak was warmer than normal this July, with a monthly observed temperature of 58.0°F, which was 3.5°F warmer than the long term mean, making this the 7th warmest July on record. July also saw nine strait days of 70°F or higher, the second only to the 10 day stretch from July 1953. The warmest temperature for the month (78°F) was observed on the 22nd, while the coldest (44°F) was recorded on the 3rd. Along with these warmer than normal temperatures, the daily record high (originally set in 1967 and reached again in 1982) on the 24th of 73°F was tied.
Precipitation was much less than normal, with 1.06" recorded, just 22% of the normal amount. Kodiak went 19 days with no precipitation recorded, and this is the 9th longest stretch on record. The average wind speed was 5.4 mph, with a peak wind speed of 37 mph from a westerly direction on the 20th.
Nome was slightly colder than normal, with a monthly mean of 51.6°F, just 0.6°F below the expected mean of 52.2°F. The warmest temperature for the month was observed on the 13th at 72°F. The coldest temperature of the month was 40°F, recorded on the 11th.
Precipitation was almost normal with 2.12" recorded, just 0.01" more than the expected amount. The average wind speed was 7.7 mph among, the top ten highest, while the fastest wind speed for the month was 32 mph from a westerly direction on the 9th.
Anchorage was 3.6°F above the normal temperature, with a monthly mean of 58.8°F for the month of June. On the 17th and 18th, the warmest temperature of the month was recorded at 81°F, and on the 18th, broke the record for that day by 4°F, set back in 1959. The coolest temperature for the month was 44°F, which was observed on multiple days; first on the 4th to 6th, then on the 8th and 22nd. Due to the warmer temperatures, a record 17 days in June had temperatures of 70°F or higher, compared to the previous record of 14 days set in 1936.
Precipitation totaled 0.46" for Anchorage, a mere 47% of the expected amount. The fastest wind speed for the month was 40 mph, observed on the 19th from a southeasterly direction, while the average wind speed was 6.5 mph.
Barrow was 3.4°F above its long-term mean of 35.6°F, with a monthly mean of 39.0°F. The warmest temperature for the month was 62°F, recorded on the 20th, setting a new record for the day by breaking the previous record of 60°F which occurred in both 1989 and 1991. A chilly 22°F was the lowest temperature for the month, recorded toward the beginning of the month, on the 4th.
Precipitation was heavier than normal, a total of 0.77" was recorded, 141% (?) more than the normal amount. A gust of 37 mph was the fastest wind speed for the month, recorded on the 30th from an easterly direction, and the average wind speed was 10.7 mph for the month.
In June, Delta Junction had a monthly temperature of 63.2°F, 5.6°F higher than the long term normal. A chilly 39°F was the coldest temperature recorded this month, on the 12th. A hot 90°F was the highest temperature for the month, occurring on the 25th and 26th, and both of these were new daily high records. On the 25th, the daily maximum high broke the old record set in 1983 by 4°F, then again on the 26th the old record of 86°F from 1983 was broken. Back in the 16th the high of 84 topped the old record of 81°F set back in 1948.
Precipitation was a mere 55% of normal, with 1.28" recorded.
Juneau had a June temperature of 57.9°F, 3.3°F warmer than the normal mean of 54.6°F. The highest temperatures occurred during the middle of the month, with the maximum recorded on the 16th, at 85°F, breaking the old record of that day set in 1948 by 3°F. The high of 83°F tied the record from 1969. The coldest temperature for the month was on the 3rd, with 37°F recorded.
Precipitation was near normal for Juneau, with 3.19", or 98% of the expected amount observed. A daily record 0.85" fell on the 5th, breaking the old record of 0.78" set in 1993. The average wind speed was 6.1 mph, with a highest wind speed of 36 mph recorded on the 17th, blowing from a northwesterly direction.
Ketchikan was 3.1°F above the long-term mean of 54.1°F, with a monthly June value of 57.2°F. The warmest temperature for the month occurred on the 16th, at a warm 85°F, while the coldest temperature was found toward the beginning of the month on the 3rd, with 41°F recorded.
Precipitation was lighter than normal, with 4.65" recorded, 1.95" less than the normal amount of 6.60".
In June, King Salmon was 3.8°F above the normal temperature of 51.5°F, with a monthly mean of 55.3°F. The warm temperatures set two records; on the 15th 79°F was observed, breaking the old daily record of 72°F set in 2007. Then on the 18th, the observed 81°F broke the 1962 record by 1°F. The 18th was the warmest recorded temperature for the month, while the coldest was on the 7th, when a chilly 33°F observed. This was the second warmest June on record for King Salmon.
Precipitation was only 64% of the expected amount, with 1.05" recorded. However, on the 30th, 0.75" fell, breaking the record for this day set in 1982 by 0.40". The average wind speed was 9.1 mph, while the greatest wind speed was 43 mph, on the 30th, blowing from a southeasterly direction.