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Statewide Extremes

All-Time Records of Temperature, Precipitation, Snowfall, and Snow Depth
Variable Value Date Location
Maximum Temperature 100°F 06/27/1915 Fort Yukon
Minimum Temperature -80°F 01/23/1971 Prospect Creek Camp
Highest 1-Day Precipitation* 15.05 in. 10/10/1986 Seward
Highest 1-Day Snowfall 78 in. 02/09/1963 Mile 47 Camp
Highest Snow Depth  192 in.

 04/11/2008

03/07/2008

 Valdez Municipal Airport
Highest Annual Precipitation 332.29 in. 1976 MacLeod Harbor
Lowest Annual Precipitation 1.61 in. 1935 Utqiagvik

*Previous state record of 15.2 in. at Angoon on 10/12/1982 was determined to be invalid.

Source: NCEI, ACIS (Annual Precipitation)

 

Temperature Extremes by Month
Month Highest Maximum Date Location Lowest Minimum Date Location
January 62 01/14/2018 Annette -80 01/23/1971 Prospect Creek*
February 66 02/27/1992 Petersburg -75 02/03/1947 Tanacross
March 69** 03/14/1963 Cape Decision -68 03/01/1971 Kobuk
April 82 04/29/1976 Annette -50 04/05/1986 Umiat
May 93 05/26/1905 Klukwan -22 05/04/1984 Umait
June 100 06/27/1915 Fort Yukon* -1 06/25/1967 Anaktuvuk Pass
July 99 07/28/1915 Klukwan 16 07/03/1924 White Mountains
August 99 08/02/1976 Tenakee Springs -6 08/30/1998 Snowshoe Lake
September 89 09/25/1905 Kenai -22 09/30/1992 Galbraith Lake
October 76 10/02/2003

Dry Creek

Delta Junction 20 SE

-48 10/31/75 Clearwater
November 67 11/01/1970 Annette -61 11/01/1970 Fort Yukon
December 65** 12/14/1944 Sitka Japonski Airport -72 12/31/1999 Chicken

*State All-Time Record

Source: ACIS