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Anchorage February 2013


Anchorage was warmer than normal in February, with an average temperature of 24.7°F, 4.5°F above the expected temperature. The maximum temperature (39°F) occurred on the 4th and 10th, while the minimum temperature (4°F) occurred on the 19th. February temperatures tended to warmer than normal with the exception of a few days around the 18th.
Precipitation was high at 1.23", 71% above the normal of 0.72". Snowfall totaled 16.5", 5.6" above the expected amount. The average wind speed was 5.3 mph, with a maximum wind speed of 37 mph reported on the 10th, blowing from a southerly direction.