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Upcoming Webinars

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM AKST
Perry Dehne, NOAA; Julia Ruthford, NOAA; & Emily Niebuhr, NOAA NWS
In this presentation, the factors leading to this strong wind event will be explored in-depth. A climatology of the top 10 wind events to occur in Kodiak City will be presented & classified based on similar synoptic and mountain wave properties.
Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:00 PM AKST
Rick Thoman, National Weather Service
We will review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the Climate Prediction Center's forecast for March and the spring season.
Friday, March 23, 2018 at 12:00 PM AKDT
Rick Thoman, National Weather Service
We will review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the Climate Prediction Center's forecast for April and the late spring/early summer season.
Friday, April 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM AKDT
Rick Thoman, National Weather Service
We will review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the Climate Prediction Center's forecast for May and the early summer season.

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December 2017

Record high temperatures were set at the Sitka Airport on December 6 and 7, with highs of 56°F (13°C) and 58°F (14°C), respectively. The 58°F (14°C) on December 7 was the third highest temperature of record for the month of December, the only higher temperatures being 65°F (18°C) on December 12, 1944 and 59°F (15°C) on December 19, 1969.