Precipitation, Snow and Sea Surface Temperatures
Temperatures and Sea Ice

January 2023

Myth or reality?
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Warmer and Wetter
The coldest days are rarer than they used to be.
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With December 2022 climate data rolling in, it’s time for the annual update to the climate trend graphics for Alaska and vicinity. I usually present…
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Part 3: Temperatures and Wildfire
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Part 2: High Impacts and Precipitation and Snow Extremes

December 2022

Part 1: High Impact Events
It’s been a very eventful December weather and climate wise across Alaska and northwest Canada. This post highlights some of the many happenings since…
In a previous post we reviewed the repeat snowstorms December 5-15 that brought Anchorage to a near standstill for a few days with 40 to 50 inches of…
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Anchorage and much of Southcentral’s bout of repeated heavy snows has ended as the weather pattern has shifted to a colder drier northerly winds aloft…
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