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First Snowfall Date

With winter fast approaching, one commonly asked question we get is “What is the average date of the first snowfall of the season?”  The answer is that it depends on the location.  The table below shows the mean date of the first snowfall at 19 first-order weather stations, as well …

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Denali – Mountain Weather and Climate

The world’s 3rd most prominent and 3rd most isolated mountain, Denali, in the Alaska Range, has attracted climbers since the early 20th century. Denali is known to “create …

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Climate Normals

The New Climate Normals

On May 4, 2021, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) revealed new climate normals spanning the 1991 – 2020 timeframe. These 30-year averages are …

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