City Summary Archive

Fairbanks September 2016

September’s mean monthly temperature in Fairbanks was 46.2°F, 1.3°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 70°F on the 3rd while the lowest was 26°F on the 30th.

Precipitation was heavier than normal, nearly double, with 2.08” measured and 1.10” expected. Trace amounts of snowfall were also measured, while 1.8” is normal. The average wind speed was 4.6 mph while the highest wind speed was 30 mph on the 12th and 13th from a southwesterly direction and on the 28th from a westerly direction.

Anchorage September 2016

Anchorage had a mean monthly temperature of 51.7°F this September, 3.1°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 71°F on the 2nd, which also set a record for the highest temperature for that day, breaking the old 1963 record by 1°F. The coldest was 32°F on the 30th.

Precipitation was lighter than normal, with 2.35” measured and 2.99” expected. A small amount of snow, 0.4” is usually expected, but none was recorded for the month. The average wind speed was 7.2 mph while the highest wind speed was 47 mph on the 11th and 12th both from a southeasterly direction.

Barrow September 2016

The mean monthly temperature for Barrow in September was 34.5°F, 2.4°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 48°F observed on the 30th, which also set a record for that day, breaking the old 1955 record by 7°F. The high the day before of 43°F tied the old record from 1989. The lowest temperature for the month was 26°F on the 27th.

Precipitation was slightly heavier than normal with 0.77” measured and 0.72” expected. The precipitation total of 0.27" on the 29th set a new record for that day, breaking the old record of 0.17" from 1958. Snowfall was 45% of normal with 2.0” recorded and 4.4” normally expected. The average wind speed for the month was 12.4 mph while the highest wind speed was 44 mph on the 17th from a southwesterly direction.

Delta Junction September 2016

Delta Junction had a mean monthly temperature for 46.2°F in September, 2.3°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 69°F on the 4th while the lowest was 22°F on the 28th.

Precipitation was lighter than normal with 0.73”, 0.30” below normal.

Juneau September 2016

Juneau had a mean monthly temperature of 51.2°F this September, 1.2°F above normal. The precipitation total of 2.69" on the 9th set a new record for that day, breaking the old record of 1.34" from 1995. The highest temperature for the month was 69°F on the 3rd, while the lowest temperature was 33°F on the 29th.

Precipitation was 135% of normal with 11.64” measured and 8.64" normally expected. The average wind speed was 7.8 mph while the highest wind speed was 40 mph on the 15th from a southeasterly direction.

Ketchikan September 2016

Ketchikan’s mean monthly temperature was 54.2°F this September, 1.7°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 68°F on the 3rd, while the lowest was 44°F occurring on the 23rd, 28th, and 30th.

Precipitation was slightly higher than normal, with 14.88” measured, 1.09” above normal.

King Salmon September 2016

September’s mean monthly temperature for King Salmon was 51.3°F, 3.7°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 75°F on the 1st, which also set a record for that day, breaking the old 1942 record by 3°F. The high temperature of 72°F on the 2nd also set a new record, breaking the old record of 70°F from 1963. The lowest temperature for the month was 25°F on the 27th.

Precipitation was 152% of normal, with 4.84” measured, and 3.19” expected.

Kodiak September 2016

Kodiak had a mean monthly temperature of 51.7°F in September, 2.3°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 70°F on the 1st, a new record for this day, breaking the old record of 67°F from 2013. The lowest temperature was 32°F on the 26th.

Precipitation was just 68% of normal, with 4.99” measured and 7.35” expected. The precipitation total of 1.95" on the 20th set a new record for that day, breaking the old record of 1.59" from 1990.

Nome September 2016

The mean monthly temperature for Nome in September was 43.8°F, 1.0°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 66°F on the 2nd, while the lowest was 27°F on both the 14th and 17th

Precipitation was slightly less than normal, with 2.29” measured and 2.45” expected. The average wind speed was 10.4 mph while the highest wind speed was 39 mph on the 28th from a southeasterly direction.

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