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2022 February Monthly Report


Highlights

Bitter cold temperatures persisted for the first 3 weeks across the West Coast, Interior, and North Slope; temperatures were warmer than average across southcentral and southeast Alaska.

Juneau had record high precipitation for the second month in a row, set new record for 3-month (January-February-March) total precipitation.

End-of-month snow depth and snow water equivalent measurements were above normal across the state.

Arctic sea ice growth stalled and slightly decreased, signaling the approach of the seasonal maximum.