ACCAP News

Weather and Climate Highlights and Impacts, March - May 2021

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: March – May 2021

Snowy in Nome, cold in northern Alaska and Canada, and warmer and wet in southern Alaska and Canada.

Weather and Climate Highlights and Impacts, Dec 2020 - Feb 2021

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: December 2020 – February 2021

Dry and cold in the north, warm and wet in the south

Weather & Climate Highlights and Impacts, September - November 2020

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: September – November 2020

Northern Alaska was warm, central Alaska was snowy, Yukon and NWT was dry and BC was wet.

Weather and Climate Highlights and Impacts, June August 2020

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: June-August 2020

While wildfires burned across Siberia, Alaska and the Canadian North experienced very little wildfire activity. Wildfires in Yukon and Northwest Territories burned a combined 32,600 hectares , their lowest seasonal total since 1988. Alaska had the lowest area burned since 2002.

Understanding Alaska’s temperature trends gets easier with new Statewide Temperature Index Tool

A new tool for easily understanding temperature trends across the state of Alaska is now available on the ACCAP website. The new Alaska Statewide Temperature Index provides easy access to statewide temperature data by building an index of temperatures from across the state, and tracking that daily temperature index over time.