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2022 April Monthly Report


Highlights

Drier than normal conditions across most of the state, with near record low precipitation across the Interior.

Colder than normal April for the Interior, North Slope, and Panhandle; warmer than normal for the West Coast.

High end-of-month snow water equivalent values across Interior river basins as rapid snowmelt occurs.

Wildfire season started this month with 10,302 acres burned in a fire near Kwethluk in southwest Alaska.