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Anchorage January 2011


Anchorage Weather Forecast Office recorded an average temperature of 17.8°F, 2.0°F greater than normal. The high temperature for the month was 45°F on the 1st and the low was -12°F on the 16th. Precipitation was reported at 0.56", 18% below normal for January and snowfall measured 7.3", 19% below normal for the month. Also reported for January at the Anchorage WFO, an average wind speed of 5.2 mph and a gust of 44 mph, recorded on the 12th.