Alaska Climate Research Center

The Alaska State Climate Center
The Alaska State Climate Center
The Alaska State Climate Center
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Our departure maps are updated daily to show the difference between the current temperature and expected temperature, based on 30 years of previously values.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent: January 26, 2023

January 26, 2023: Over the past week, the sea ice has continued to increase but at a lower rate than last week, of 1.39%, from the level on 01/19/2023 of 13.543 M km2 to 13.734 M km2 for this week.  The negative sea ice anomaly this week was …

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Anchorage: Snowiest December in over 60 years

Anchorage has been pummelled by a series of storms that brought near record amounts of snow to the city and surrounding areas. Over the course of about two weeks, three major storm systems moved through Southcentral Alaska. The first system brought an impressive 15-30’’ of snow to the Anchorage region on December 6-7. Two more …

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