Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy


Building healthy and thriving Alaskan communities, economies, and ecosystems in a changing climate


Created by ACCAP Climate Specialist Rick Thoman

Browse, download, and share our charts and maps of Alaska weather and climate. See all graphics


Interactive climate and weather tools focused on Alaska

Weather & climate highlights, statewide temperatures, Alaska community winds, sea ice past & present. See all tools

Featured Projects and Collaborations

SE Alaska

2022 Southeast Alaska Drought and Extreme Events Workshop

The goal of this workshop was to build on existing efforts and assist with the development of community-driven adaptation strategies to serve the specific needs, challenges, and opportunities of remote, temperate rainforest communities.

Eva Dawn Burke

Healing Through Food and Culture

Eva Dawn Burke’s project titled “Healing Through Food and Culture” and explores the strength, resilience, survival and adaptation of rural communities in Alaska in regards to food sovereignty and security. Specifically, how have these communities used these factors to revitalize their food systems, relying on both traditional foods and agricultural adaptations? How has food, community and culture impacted their health?

Kake, Alaska

Kake Climate Partnership: co-producing climate research in Southeast Alaska

Elizabeth Figus, ACCAP postdoctoral fellow, is carrying out a climate change case study using an Indigenous partnership co-production process with Kake, Alaska.

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ACCAP Postdoc Opportunity

August 11, 2022

The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) is seeking a highly innovative and energetic interdisciplinary scientist with interest and aptitude in bridging science and practice, partnerships between researchers and local knowledge, and/or actionable science to join our team.

ACCAP on Twitter

Another third of an inch of rain at Anchorage airport Friday through 6pm brings the September total to 4.96 inches (126.0mm). Five of the seven wettest Septembers since 1952 have occurred in the past 18 years. July was the 5th wettest & August 3rd wettest. #akwx @Climatologist49

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