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Anchorage August 2011


Anchorage recorded an average temperature of 54.9°F, 1.8°F below normal. During the whole month of August, the temperature never reached 70°F the highest temperature occurred on the 16that 68°F and the low of 41°F was observed on the 28th. No temperature records were set during the month, and the observed temperatures followed fairly closely the expected values.
Precipitation was reported at 3.91", which is 20% above the normal value. Mean monthly cloudiness was 80%, and on 26 days some precipitation was measured. An average monthly wind speed of 5.7 mph and a gust of 40 mph on the 7thwere recorded.