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: July 4, 2024

July 4, 2024:  The Arctic sea ice has continued to decrease this week at a greater rate of 6.88 % (as opposed to last week’s decrease rate of 5.31%), from the level on 06/27/2024 of 10.097 M km2 to 9.402 M km2 for this week. The  negative sea ...
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Pyrocumulus visible from Fairbanks

The 2024 fire season is underway with numerous active fires in the Interior and western Alaska. Smoke has been affecting air quality in the Fairbanks area in recent weeks and some fires are visible from the UAF Campus. Our panorama camera captured the formation of a flammagenitus cloud, also known as a pyrocumulus, in the ...
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