Anchorage June 2016

Anchorage had a mean monthly temperature of 58.3°F this June, 3.1°F above the long term normal. The highest temperature for the month was 78°F occurring on the 16th. The lowest temperature for the month was 42°F on the 7th. This was the third warmest June on record after 2015 and 2013.

Precipitation was above normal, with 1.78” measured and 0.97” expected. The precipitation total of 1.03" on the 6th set a new daily record, breaking the old record of 0.73" set in 1988. The highest wind speed was 46 mph from a southeasterly direction on the 19th, while the average wind speed was 8.0 mph.