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Anchorage November 2011


Anchorage recorded an average temperature of 14.0°F, a substantial negative deviation of 8.2°F below the long term mean for November. The maximum temperature of the month occurred on the 1st and 2nd November with 33°F, while a minimum temperature of -8°F was observed on the 19th of the month. This represents a new record for this day. The old record was -7°F set in 1963. Precipitation was reported at 2.32", exactly double the normal value of 1.16". Further, 32.4" fell as snow during the month, 19.30" above the normal snowfall. The mean monthly cloudiness was relatively high and during the whole month only 3 clear day were observed, 9 were partly cloudy and 18 reported overcast conditions. An average monthly wind speed of 7.6 mph was observed and a top gust of 50 mph occurred on the 1st.