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Anchorage October 2012


Anchorage was cooler than normal in October, with an average temperature of 33.2°F, 1.6°F below the expected temperature. The maximum temperature (59°F) occurred on the 4th, while the minimum temperature (12°F) occurred on the 23rd. October temperatures started above normal, then tended to be colder after the 12th.
Precipitation was above normal at 2.70", 33% above the normal of 2.03". Snowfall totaled 3.2", 4.7" below the expected amount. The average wind speed was 5.5 mph.