Upcoming Webinars

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM AKDT
Brendan Kelly, Executive Director of SEARCH
Brendan Kelly, Executive Director of SEARCH, will discuss SEARCH and the Arctic Answers initiative.
Friday, July 28, 2017 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 July and the remaining summer/early fall season.

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Utqiaġvik (Barrow) Average Annual Temperature, 1921–2016

Utqiaġvik (Barrow) Average Annual Temperature, 1921–2016

December 2016

The average temperature at Utqiaġvik (Barrow) for 2016 was 18.9°F (-7.3°C). This is more than 7°F (4°C) above normal, and by far the warmest calendar year of record. The previous warmest year was 1998, when the average temperature was 16.9°F (-8.4°C). Climate readings have been made almost continuously at Utqiaġvik (Barrow) since the autumn of 1920.