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Snow Summary

The end of February is fast approaching, and with it meteorological winter is coming to a close in the northern hemisphere.  However, that does not necessarily mean that winter is over in Alaska.  Below are charts of accumulated snowfall and snow depth for for Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau.  The charts include values for the 2021-2022 season through February 24, as well as the long-term average and the season with the highest recorded values at each location.  Click on the images to view the full size graphics.

Anchorage Airport

Snowfall (as of Feb 24)
2021-2022: 69.8 in.
Normal: 61.0 in.
Highest: 110.1 in. (2011-2012)

Snow Depth (Feb 24)
2022: 20 in.
Average (median): 13 in.
Highest: 30 in. (2012)

Fairbanks Airport

Snowfall (as of Feb 24)
2021-2022: 88.3 in.
Normal: 52.7 in.
Highest: 133.8 in. (1970-1971)

Snow Depth (Feb 24):
2022: 37 in.
Average (median): 20 in.
Highest: 54 in. (1937)

Juneau Airport

Snowfall (as of Feb 24)
2021-2022: 108.0 in.
Normal: 72.0 in.
Highest: 110.1 in. (1964-1965)

Snow Depth (Feb 24)
2022: 3 in.
Average (median): 2 in.
Highest: 41 in. (1949)

Graphics courtesy of ACIS and the Alaska-Pacific River Forecast Center.