News

Coordinator Position – Moving Forward Together

January 9, 2023

ACCAP’s Co-Director Sarah Trainor and a team of UAF faculty and staff are seeking a dynamic Project Coordinator for a 2.5 year planning project, “Moving Forward Together: Transforming Arctic Geosciences…

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

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

February 28, 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

November 30, 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

August 31, 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

July 30, 2020

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.

Bering Science report released

June 18, 2020

The Bering Sea continues to see dramatic changes in its climate, sea ice conditions and wildlife, according to a new publication called “Bering Science: Spring 2020 Bering Region Ocean Update.”…

Climate and weather on Alaska public radio

Beyond the Weather
KUAC Public Radio, Fairbanks
Fridays at 11:04am

Providing perspective on the daily weather conditions with a longer range look at temperature, precipitation and wind, and the factors that drive them.

Beyond The Weather taps the knowledge of longtime Alaska climatologist Rick Thoman, and is a cooperative production of ACCAP and KUAC.

Weather perspectives focused on western Alaska

ACCAP Climate Specialist Rick Thoman shares brief climate highlights that are broadcast once a week on each station.