Record Snowfall in Alaska


Record Snowfall in Alaska:

Major early snowstorm hit Northern Alaska

26 Sep 15 – Fairbanks had 6.7″ yesterday (Fri.).  That obliterated the previous daily snowfall record of 0.8″.  Just north of Fairbanks, 9″ was recorded.  Here’s more snowfall totals. Temps far below average A record low was set at Kodiak AK at 29 and small hail fell at Annette. The high temp. of 34 in Fairbanks was 15 deg. cooler than the average high of 49 for 9/25.  Here’s snow in Coldfoot AK.   Another wintry scene from Fairbanks. Alaska’s a big state and all but one of the first order climate stationshereis reporting colder than average temps. so far this Sept:   Nome -2.6, Anchorage -2.0, Bethel -2.0, Fairbanks -1.9, Barrow -1.9, King Salmon -1.9, Kotzebue -1.7, McGrath -1.6, Annette -1.2, Yakutat -1.1, Kodiak +0.2. Look at how snow is accumulating in Alaska, the Yukon Territory and Russia.


Here’s a pic. from Healy AK.

These were excerpts from Meteorologist Bill Steffen’s blog.
See more here: