Anchorage February 2017

 

 

Anchorage had a mean monthly temperature of 18.7°F this February, -1.5°F below normal. The highest temperature for the month was 43°F on the 14th, which tied the record for that day set in 1977 and 2013, while the lowest temperature was -8°F on the 12th.

 

Precipitation was heavier than normal, with 0.99” measured, 0.27” above normal, while snowfall was 180% of normal, with 19.6” recorded and 10.9” usually expected. The average wind speed was 4.8 mph, while the highest was 38 mph from a southeasterly direction on the 14th.