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Anchorage December 2014


Highlights

In December 2014 Anchorage's monthly mean temperature was 26.5°F, 7.5°F above the normal of 19.0°F. The warmest temperature for the month was 43°F, occurring on both the 30th and 31st, while the coldest temperature was 13°F on the 13th. The mean temperature for every day of the month was above normal, ranging from a mere 1°F to a substantial 21°F above normal.

Precipitation for December was 0.39" below normal, with 0.72" of precipitation measured for the month. Only 7.5" of snowfall was recorded, just 45% of the 16.7" expected. The average wind speed was 4.2 mph, with a greatest wind speed of 38 mph from a southeasterly direction on the 30th.