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2021 April Monthly Report


Highlights

Colder April throughout the Interior of the state and warmer than usual temperatures along the North Slope, the Aleutians and at St. Paul Island.

Dozens of new high and low temperature records broken for the month.

Winter storms brought significant precipitation to the Interior of the state, with Fairbanks receiving significantly more snowfall than normal.

Average Arctic sea ice extent for the month ranked 6th lowest in the satellite record.