Statewide Temperature Index Daily average temperatures across Alaska compared to the historical average Has it been warmer or colder lately in Alaska? Answer: “It’s complicated.” Why? Alaska is a very…

Statewide Temperature Index Today’s Alaska temperatures compared to daily normal temperatures 1981-2010 An index value of +X means the day is warmer than X percent of all Above Normal days.…

Sea Surface Temperature Current sea surface temperature conditions and longer time period perspectives Alaska is effectively a very large peninsula. It’s surrounded by oceans on three sides, with more than…

Air Temperature Includes historical analyses, spatial trends, and changes in extremes Temperatures in Alaska and the Arctic are rising twice as fast as other parts of the U.S. and—except for…

Sea Ice Updates on seasonally relevant ice extent and ice thickness, as well as historical analyses Sea ice plays a profound role in the climate, environment, and economies of Alaska.…