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Anchorage October 2015


Anchorage had a mean monthly temperature of 40.5°F this October, 5.7°F above the long-term mean of 34.8°F. The highest temperature for the month was 53°F on the 9th, while the lowest was 20°F on the 31st.

Precipitation was slightly lighter than normal, at 1.97" measured, just 0.06" less than normal. Snowfall was also less than normal with 3.1" observed, just 39% of normal. The average wind speed was 4.5 mph, while the highest wind speed was 35 mph from a southeasterly direction on the 24th.