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Anchorage October 2016


Anchorage had a mean monthly temperature of 35.9°F in October, 1.1°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 54°F on the 4th, while the lowest was 15°F on both the 24th and 25th.

Precipitation was just 31% of normal, with 0.63” measured. Snowfall was also less than normal, with 2.6” measured, 33% of the 7.9” normally expected. The highest wind speed for the month was 41 mph on the 17th from a northeasterly direction, while the average wind speed was 4.5 mph.