City Summary Archive

Fairbanks November 2014

Fairbanks' mean temperature this November was 8.2°F above normal, with a monthly mean of 10.8°F. The warmest temperature for the month was observed on the 12th at 38°F, while the coldest temperature occurred on both the 27th and 28th at -18°F.

0.18" of precipitation was recorded while 0.67" was expected. Snowfall was much lighter than normal with 3.8" of snowfall measured, or 29% of the 13.2" normally expected. Snow depth measured just 5" at the end of the month. The average wind speed was 2.7 mph, while the highest wind speed came from a northerly direction on the 22nd, at 20 mph.

Anchorage November 2014

Anchorage's temperature for November was measured at 29.9°F, 7.7°F above the normal of 22.2°F. The warmest temperature for the month was 48°F on the 10th, while the coldest was 14°F on the 27th. On the 18th the 47°F observed broke the old 1967 record for that day by 1°F. The mean wind speed was 4.3 mph, while the maximum wind speed was 40 mph coming from a southeasterly direction.

The recorded precipitation was 0.35", 0.81" below the expected 1.16". Snowfall was also light with a mere 2.2" measured; just 17% of the normal of 13.1", and the snow depth at the end of the month was just 2".

Barrow November 2014

Barrow observed a mean monthly temperature of 9.7°F in November, 9.0°F above the normal of 0.7°F. The highest temperature recorded for the month was 35°F on the 13th, which also broke the 1997 record for that day by 4°F. The coldest measured temperature occurred on the 27th, at -11°F.

Precipitation was substantially higher than normal with 0.49" of precipitation measured, 0.28" above normal. The precipitation on the 20th, totaled 0.28" and broke the old record set last year by 0.05". Snowfall was slightly heavier than normal with 6.2" of snowfall recorded, 0.5" above normal. 3.1" of snow fell on the 20th, and as with precipitation, this set a record for the day breaking a 2010 record by 0.7".

The average wind speed was 14.1 mph, with a maximum wind speed of 44 mph occurring on the 19th and 20th, from an easterly direction.

Delta Junction November 2014

The temperature in November for Delta Junction was measured at 15.7°F, 9.5°F above the normal of 6.2°F. The highest temperature for the month was 40°F on the 19th, while the coldest was -17°F on the 27th.

Precipitation was lighter than expected, with a mere 0.14" of precipitation recorded, 0.49" below normal.

Juneau November 2014

November for Juneau was close to normal, with a monthly mean temperature of 34.8°F observed 1.4°F above normal. The lowest temperature observed during the month was 13°F on both the 28th and 29th, while the highest was 47°F on the 5th.

Precipitation was 74% of normal, with 4.44" of precipitation observed and 5.99" expected. Snowfall was similarly lighter than normal, with 9.8" of snowfall measured 75% of the expected 13.1". Despite the low snowfall total, the 8.5" that fell on the 30th was a record for that day, breaking the 1946 record of 6.3". The average wind speed was 5.1 mph, with a highest wind speed of 41 mph on the 1st, blowing from a southeasterly direction.

Ketchikan November 2014

The monthly mean for Ketchikan this November was just 0.9°F above normal at 39.3°F. The highest temperature for the month was 52°F on the 5th, while the lowest was 18°F on the 29th.

Precipitation was 90% of normal with 15.05" measured and 16.63" expected.

King Salmon November 2014

King Salmon's monthly mean temperature for November was measured at 36.5°F observed, a whopping 13.6°F above the expected 22.9°F. The highest temperature for the month was 51°F on the 13th, which broke the record for that day, set in 1986 by 2°F. Eight other high temperature records were set on the 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, and 20th. The lowest temperature was 10°F on the 4th.

Precipitation was measured at 2.43", 1.04" above the normal of 1.39". No snowfall was recorded for the month, while 6.9" were expected. The average wind speed was 11.0 mph, while the highest wind speed was 52 mph on the 15th, blowing from an easterly direction.

Kodiak November 2014

In November Kodiak's mean monthly temperature was observed at 39.9°F observed, 6.0°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 49°F occurring on the 11th, while the lowest temperature was 25°F on the 26th.

Precipitation was much heavier than normal, with 13.00" of precipitation measured, 189% of the 6.87" expected. 2.42" of this fell on the 11th, setting a record for the day, breaking the 1959 record by 0.08". Snowfall however was much lighter than normal, with no snowfall recorded and 6.4" expected. The average wind speed was 10.6 mph. The highest wind speed was 58 mph occurring on the 20th, blowing from an easterly direction.

Nome November 2014

Nome this November was much warmer than normal with a monthly mean of 26.2°F observed, 9.3°F above normal, and 16.9°F expected. The highest temperature for the month was 44°F on the 18th.  In addition, five high temperature records were set or tied this month: on the 13th (matching the 1976 record), 14th (breaking a 1976 record), 15th (breaking a 1907 record by 4°F), 16th (breaking a 2000 record by 5°F) and on the 18th (also breaking a 2000 record by 9°F). The lowest temperature was 4°F on the 24th.

Precipitation was near normal with 1.44" of precipitation measured, just .22" above normal. Similarly snowfall was near normal, just 0.6" above normal with 12.7" recorded. The average wind speed was 10.8 mph, with a highest wind speed of 41 mph on the 1st, from a northeasterly direction, and on the 9th coming from an easterly direction.

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