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Anchorage August 2014


Anchorage was near the normal temperature this August, with an observed monthly mean of 57.4°F, just 0.7°F above normal. The warmest temperature of the month was 71°F recorded on the 3rd, while the lowest temperature was 42°F on the last day of the month, the 31st.

Precipitation was lighter than normal with 2.60” of precipitation measured for the month, 80% of the 3.25” expected. The average wind speed was 5.6 mph, while the greatest wind gust was 38 mph on the 16th, from a southerly direction.