Alaska Climate Dispatch

November 2017 - April 2018 Alaska Climate Dispatch

In this issue

  • Sea Ice: Winter 2017- 2018
  • Alaska's Changing Snow
  • 2018 Susitna River Ice Jam Flood Impacts on the Alaska Railroad
  • Climate Review Nov '17–April '18
  • News & Events 

May - October 2017 Alaska Climate Dispatch

 In this issue 

  • Experimental Arctic Prediction
  • Sea Ice: Summer & Autumn 2017.
  • Climate Review May–Oct '17
  • News & Events 

The experimental forecasts presented here can be summarized as follows:

  • The 2017–18 seasonal snowfall will be slightly greater than average in Anchorage
  • The Alaska statewide temperature for the coming winter (Dec–Feb) will be warmer than normal by about 1°F
  • The maximum extent of Bering Sea ice cover will be about 40,000 km2 less than the 1981–2010 average
  • The breakup date of the Tanana River at Nenana will be later than average in 2018

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Nov 2016 - April 2017

In this Issue

  • Alaska Climate Analogs
  • Subsistence Fishing Management
  • Climate Review Nov '16-April' 17
  • Sea Ice: Spring 2017
  • Ancient, Warmer Beaufort Coast
  • News & Events

Alaska Climate Dispatch: May-Oct 2016


In this issue



  • Climate Information & Social Media.

  • Summer and Fall 2016 Weather

  • Sea Ice: Summer and Autumn 2016

  • Climate Change and Fire 2015.

  • Glacier Change Research

  • News & Events


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Alaska Climate Dispatch: Winter 2015-16

Circumstances beyond our control made it impossible to complete the Autumn and Winter 2015 issues of the Alaska Climate Dispatch on schedule. We apologize to our readers and hope they will enjoy this special 3-season issue, which covers September 2015 to May 2016. In this issue:

  • Winter Severity Index
  • Weather Impacts
  • Pacific Ocean and Alaska's Climate
  • Autumn Weather Summary
  • Winter Weather Summary
  • Spring Weather Summary
  • Sea Ice
  • Other News and Events

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Alaska Climate Dispatch: Summer 2015

In this issue

  • Long Days
  • Summer Weather Impacts
  • Understanding Outlooks
  • Summer Weather Summary
  • Sea Ice
  • News and Events

Alaska Climate Dispatch: June 2015

In this Issue

  • Nenana Ice Classic
  • Spring Weather Impacts
  • Dalton Highway Flods
  • Spring Weather Summary
  • Sea Ice
  • News and Events

Alaska Climate Dispatch: March 2015

In this issue

  • Climate Variability
  • Winter Weather Impacts 
  • Winter Weather Summary
  • Sea Ice 
  • News and Events 

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Alaska Climate Dispatch: Fall-Winter 2014

Circumstances beyond our control made it impossible to complete the September 2014 issue of the Alaska Climate Dispatch on schedule. We apologize to our readers and hope they will enjoy this special two-season issue, which covers the very different weather conditions Alaskans experienced in summer and autumn 2014. 

In this issue

  • Two Seasons
  • Seasonal Weather Impacts
  • Summer Weather Summary
  • Autumn Weather Summary 
  • Sea Ice
  • El Niño
  • News and Events

Alaska Climate Dispatch: March 2014

In this issue:

  • A Memorable Season
  • Winter Weather Conditions
  • Spring Outlook
  • Contrasting Winters
  • Sea Ice
  • News and Events

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Autumn 2013

In this issue:

  • Eventful Summer 
  • Summer Weather Summary 
  • Predicting Fire Season
  • Arctic Sea Ice 
  • News and Events 

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Summer 2013

In this issue:

  • Delayed Spring Impacts
  • Spring Weather Summary: A summary of spring 2013 (March-May)
  • Climate Variability in Alaska: Or why was this spring so darn cold?
  • Arctic Sea ice: June update and September outlook
  • ACCAP News and Events

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Winter 2012/13

In this issue:

  • Autumn Storm Systems: Review and Impacts
  • Autumn Weather Summary: Summary of fall 2012 (September-Novemenber)
  • Sea Ice Update
  • ACCAP News and Events

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Spring 2012

In this issue:

  • Feature article. The Nenana Ice Classic - Gambling with a Changing Climate? by Edward Plumb.
  • Winter Weather Conditions in Alaska.  A summary of winter 2011-2012 (December–February).
  • Winter 2011-2012: Large-Scale Drivers
  • Sea Ice Update.  The greatest observed sea ice coverage in the Bering Sea since 1979.
  • Spring Outlook. The outlook for April–June 2012.
  • Upcoming ACCAP Events.

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Winter 2011/12

In this issue:

  • 1981-2010 Normals in Alaska.
  • Autumn Weather Conditions in Alaska.  A summary of autumn 2011 (September–November).
  • Sea Ice Update.  Near-record sea ice minimum in early September 2011.
  • Upcoming ACCAP Events.

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Autumn 2012

In this issue:

  • Feature Article. Alaska-Canada Cliome Shift Project, by Nancy Fresco.
  • Solar Radiation Measurements.
  • Summer Weather Summary. A summary of summer 2012 (June–August).
  • Sea Ice Update.
  • Upcoming Events.

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Summer 2012

In this issue:

  • 2012 Fire Season Outlook.
  • Spring Weather Summary. A summary of summer 2012 (March–May).
  • Sea Ice Update.
  • Summer Outlook. The outlook for June–August 2012.
  • Upcoming Events.

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Autumn 2011

In this issue:

  • Feature article. Winter Seasonal Climate Outlook and ENSO, by Corey Bogel and Rick Thoman.
  • Summer Wildfire Review. 2011 Fire Season Review, by Sharon Alden.
  • Summer Weather Review. A summary of summer 2011 (June–August).
  • Sea Ice Update.
  • Photo Contest Winner.

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Summer 2011

In this issue:

  • Spring Weather Summary. A summary of spring 2011 (March–May).
  • Spring Breakup Summary.
  • Summer Weather Outlook. The outlook for June–August 2011.
  • Summer Wildfire Forecast.
  • Sea Ice Outlook.
  • Photo Contest.

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Spring 2011

In this issue:

  • Feature Article. Spring Breakup and Ice-jam Flooding in Alaska, by Scott Lindsey.
  • Winter Weather Summary. A summary of winter 2010-2011 (December–February).
  • Sea Ice Update.
  • Spring Seasonal Climate Outlook. The outlook for March–May 2011.

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Winter 2010/11

In this issue:

  • Feature Article. Status of the Bering Sea: Ice cover and water temperatures.
  • Autumn Weather Summary. A summary of autumn 2010 (September–November).
  • Winter Seasonal Climate Outlook. The outlook for winter 2010-11 (December–February).

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Summer 2010

In this issue:

  • Spring Weather Summary. A summary of spring 2010 (March–May).
  • Summer Weather Outlook. The outlook for June–August 2010.
  • Summer Wildfire Forecast.
  • Sea Ice Outlook.

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Autumn 2010

In this issue:

  • Feature Article. What is ENSO and how will it impact Alaska this winter? by Corey Bogel and Rick Thoman.
  • Summer Weather Summary. A summary of summer 2010 (June–August).
  • Record Rains in the Interior
  • Autumn Seasonal Climate Outlook. The outlook for September–November 2010.
  • Summer Wildfire Review.
  • Sea Ice Update.

 

Alaska Climate Dispatch: Spring 2013

In this issue:

  • 2012/13 Winter Snowpack.
  • Winter Weather Conditions.  A summary of winter 2012-13 (December–Feburary).
  • Sea Ice Update.
  • National Climate Assessment.
  • Spring Outlook.  The March–May 2013 outlook.
  • Upcoming ACCAP Events


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