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Departure Maps: December 2023

Departure from normal (where normal is 1991 - 2020) maps of temperature and precipitation for selected stations around the state of Alaska.

  • Temperature: shades of blue indicate cooler than normal while shades of yellow and red indicate warmer than normal.
  • Precipitation: shades of purple indicate drier than normal while shades of green indicate wetter than normal.
temp departure map
Monthly mean temperature departure from normal, December 2023.
temp anomaly map
WeatherWise temperature anomaly map for December 2023.
precip departure map
Monthly precipitation sums expressed as percent of
normal (1991-2020), December 2023.
precip anomaly map
WeatherWise precipitation anomaly map for December 2023.