Average Temperature: Alaska. Folks touting claims of temperature records are now wisely using the key word "possible". The frigid temperature rivalled the average winter temperatures found on the surface of Mars. (TropicalTidbits.com) Alaska has always been known as a land of extremes when it comes to weather and climate. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. “It only forms at 35 degrees below or lower,” explained Alex Young, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Fairbanks. That’s the coldest December temperature on record ever in Bettles, tied with Dec 15, 1946. Alaska's heat wave continued through Independence Day, and in Anchorage, the temperatures shattered an all-time record. Highest Number Consecutive Days/Minimum Temperature Below Zero. - Alan Caruba, Temperatures warmer than today during most of the past 10,000 years. During the same time period, the city on Alaska’s Arctic coast has managed to snag a whopping 112 record high temperatures. That anomaly surpassed the Circle Hot Springs, Alaska, record of 20.9 degrees F above normal set in 1965. According to Mr Brettschneider, 326 record highs were set at major climate stations in Alaska during 2019. The ads on this site verged on the pornagraphic. The greatest seasonal temperature contrast is found in the central and eastern portion of the continental interior. As I recall, all along the sides of the text of your blog were ads for Asian wives with pics of scantily clad Asian women. Los Angeles: Temperatures in Alaska's largest city of Anchorage have soared to a sweltering all-time record of 32 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit) as a heat wave grips the US state which straddles the Arctic Circle. Ethiopia recently planted a reported 350 million trees in a single day, Morocco has undertaken the most ambitious solar power scheme in the world, recently completing a solar plant the size of San Francisco, Electric cars are taking off as a viable alternative to fossil fuel burning vehicles and major cities across the world are adding charging points to accomodate, Cities around the world are embracing cycling too, as a clean (and healthy) mode of transport. Alaska is warming faster than any other state in the country. Palmer and Kenai both hit 78 degrees and those are both new records. Three cities in Alaska experienced record high temperatures on July 4th as several agencies warned Friday … Going down to 0 tomorrow. 2020 starts out with a spotless sun. Highs of around minus 40 are pretty common. The -65° at Manley Hot Springs this (Sat.) ‘Heat dome’ smashes temperature records in Alaska. Its March temperature was about 25 degrees F above normal, which is the biggest temperature departure ever recorded during March in the United States. Baked Alaska sets new temperature record on Independence Day. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Continents shown light-grey. Three other Alaska locations, Kenai, Palmer and King Salmon, set or tied all-time high temperature records. The -65° at Manley Hot Springs this (Sat.) You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Alaska's mean annual temperatures range from the low 40s under the maritime influence in the south to 10 degrees Fahrenheit (° F) along the arctic slope north of the Brooks Mountain Range. Alaskans also are dealing with ice fog. Because the air can hold so little moisture, any additional moisture at temperatures near minus 50 immediately results in ice fog. Alaska cold snap: Temperatures tumble to minus-65, but warmest-year record still on track Bettles, Alaska, hasn’t climbed above zero degrees in nearly 10 days. Much of Alaska’s interior and far north are enduring lows of 35 to 55 degrees below zero. Russia's meteorological service has confirmed the temperature record of 38°C (100.4°F) in the Siberian town of Verkhoyansk on 20 June. morning is the coldest temperature in Alaska since a -66° at Fort Yukon in 2012. “There’s an extreme temperature increase with height in maybe tens to even just 100 meters above the surface.”. Alaska Interactive Map of Historical Record High and Low Temperatures I thought you must be pretty desperate for advertisers for awhile there, Robert, lol! After a record cold spring, all-time high temperature records were broken in Alaska during the past few days as a "heat dome" took control. A number of weather models are indicating a dramatic warm-up could be in store for some as the cold attempts to relent around New Year’s Eve. View Larger Image; Anchorage beat its previous all-time record by 3C – a huge margin in meteorological terms. Calls for leaders to act echo around the globe as the signs of a changing climate become ever more difficult to ignore, Fierce wildfires have flared up in numerous countries. Across Alaska, the frequency of ultra-cold nights has been dwindling in recent years. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? Kenai and King Salmon, Alaska, both hit a new all-time high temperature record of 89 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The coldest temperature ever recorded at the original weather station located at Merrill Field on the East end of 5th Avenue was −38 °F or −38.9 °C on February 3, 1947. Deadhorse posted one of the most remarkable records for the month. Good news!A publisher in Italy has translated Not by Fire but by Ice into Italian. My son said don’t worry about AI taking over the world because he has never received a computer or related wares from the factory that didn’t need some kind of repair work before they would function properly. Temperature in Anchorage, largest city of Alaska, recorded a record high of 32 degrees Celsius when heat waves hit several states in the United States to This morning’s weather forecast is in a new format. Alaska residents are gearing up for record-high temperatures in the days to come as a massive heat wave moves into the region. Take Bettles, for instance: They’ll still wind up with their second-warmest year on record. 23 days....December 17, 1964 through January 8, 1965 . Annie Feidt, Alaska's Energy Desk - Anchorage - January 28, 2014 . Fairbanks, meanwhile, was forecast to “warm” into the minus 20s on Friday, with a chance of snow flurries and freezing fog. With temperatures making a run towards zero, it’s absurd to think that a 40 or 50 degree leap is possible in some locales ― but the temperatures still won’t be in positive territory. better get the poley bears some jumpers;-) Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Anchorage also saw a record high minimum temperature for the day. The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum yearly temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010. Extreme downpours in Carlisle in the winter of 2015 saw the previous record flood level being eclipsed by two feet, Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire has flooded repeatedly in the past decade, with the worst coming on Christmas Day 2015. The city hit 32.2C (90F), easily surpassing the previous record of 29.44C (85F), recorded in 1969. However, it’s unlikely that a warm-up will be sustained, based on the larger-scale weather pattern. ", Out west in Somerset, floods in 2013 led to entire villages being cut off and isolated for weeks, "In summer 2012, intense rain flooded over 8000 properties. Bettles, Alaska hasn’t climbed above 0 degrees in nearly 10 days. Thus far, it appears the only temperature records set or tied were in Bettles. The average temperature in Anchorage during summer is normally in the mid-sixties. The ice fog is most common near population centres. However, there are indications the pattern thereafter will favour renewed shots of Arctic air. Anchorage hit 32.2C (90F) on Friday easily surpassing the previous record of 29.44C (85F), recorded more than 50 years ago. On July 4, all-time high-temperature records were set in Kenai, Palmer, King Salmon, and Anchorage International Airport. He may have a point! Expand. In most places, they’re about a third less common. Maximum temperature from June 18 … Anchorage's record temperature of 90F was recorded at its airport at 17:00 on Thursday (01:00 Friday GMT), according to the National Weather Service. Alaska had its warmest year on record in 2019 with average temperatures 6.2°F above the long-term average and most parts of the country saw above … Klawock, a town in southeastern Alaska, reached 70 F on March 19 -- the earliest any spot in the state has hit that high. It seems he considers the blog an “advertisement” and those like me who post comments are “perverts”. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Sunday’s high temperature was minus 47 degrees. The warmth is all part of a rapid, long-term trend in Alaska. Cold of this magnitude is not that unusual for Alaska, although it’s actually becoming more rare as the climate warms. Before I got a smart phone, I used to get on this site on the library computer. That anomaly surpassed the Circle Hot Springs, Alaska, record of 20.9 degrees F above normal set in 1965. guess the melting permafrost etc isnt an issue any more? Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. The previous record of 85 degrees was set on June 14, 1969 (period of record 1952-2019). The High is over south-central Europe presently. Australia meanwhile sizzled to 118 degrees last month. The Netherlands continues to lead the way with bikes far outnumbering people, Cycling infrastructure is taking over cities the world over, in the hope of reducing society's dependency on polluting vehicles, Despite positive steps being taken, humans continue to have a wildly adverse effect on the climate. That people are generally too stupid and screwed up to run the whole world. The 'Beast from the East' which arrived in February 2018 brought extraordinarily cold temperatures and high snowfall. #3 on the list : http://sidc.be/silso/spotless. The weather station at the Jim River might have recorded a new record below -80F,but the battery died from the cold at -79F. Temperatures in Alaska and Australia rose to record-breaking levels last month, igniting fresh concerns among climate scientists as a new report found that Canada is rapidly warming faster than the global average. Bettles, Alaska, hasn’t climbed above zero degrees in nearly 10 days. Russia's meteorological service has confirmed the temperature record of 38°C (100.4°F) in the Siberian town of Verkhoyansk on 20 June. Fairbanks often has summer temperatures in the 80s and occasionally gets up into the 90s. Previously areas with expected snow was conspicuously white. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? This Alaska heat wave will last into early this week. Toby Smith of Climate Visuals, an organisation focused on improving how climate change is depicted in the media, says: "Extreme weather and flooding, has and will become more frequent due to climate change. He told me the same thing once about the elite. It’s a shame so many only know of him for his “seven words you can’t say on TV” skit because he was an intellectually honest individual. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. In Australia, where a brutal drought persisted for months last year, farmers have suffered from mental health problems because of the threat to their livelihood, Even dedicated climate skeptic Jeremy Clarkson has come to recognise the threat of climate change after visiting the Tonle Sap lake system in Cambodia. Weather estimated to drop to minus 60 degrees, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. The flow of air between these two weather systems has allowed a persistent tongue of cold to sweep down from the Arctic, lapping at the frigid tundra. Starting on the Fourth of July and lasting multiple days, temperatures across Alaska were Sunday’s high temperature was minus-47. The cold is courtesy of an encroaching, strong dome of high pressure banked to the west of Alaska, while a series of lows looms to the east. Official climate data can be obtained from NOAA's Parts of the state have had their earliest 70-degree readings on record. It would feed in easterlies to the UK..Let’s see how this winter turns out. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. It’s a big problem with vehicle exhaust on roadways. The hottest weather temperature ever officially recorded in the city of Anchorage is 92 degrees, which occurred on June 26, 1931. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. 6 days.....December 24 to December 29, 1961 . Are you sure you want to delete this comment? * * * The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. Anchorage wasn’t the only place to break a high temperature record. Anchorage broke its record high temperature by hitting 54 degrees (as of 3:45 p.m. Monday). The average temperature in Anchorage during summer is normally in the mid-sixties. Alaska’s summers are warm with temperatures that can reach into the 90°s. It can change in a short time. Ft. Yukon holds the state's high temperature record: 100 F in June, 1915! During the daytime, it doesn’t get much better. George Carlin – Arrogance of mankind has been weaponized by the globalists, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cjRGee5ipM&list=RD3PiZSFIVFiU&index=4. Sunday’s high temperature was minus 47 degrees. Despite the next-level cold, 2019 is still almost certain to go down in the books as the state’s warmest year on record. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. 2019 ended with polar stratospheric clouds and 281 days without sunspots according to spaceweather.com .