Rick Thoman and the ACCAP team recently reorganized the frequently visited graphics website page. Thoman’s Climate and weather graphics are used by a broad audience that includes the news media,…
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.
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.
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.”…
Spring is typically the driest season of the year over most of mainland Alaska, but this year precipitation was unusually high, thanks to a wetter than normal March and April
In Feb 2020, ACCAP played a prominent role in leading the Business in a Changing Climate track of the Juneau Business Innovation Summit. ACCAP lead, John Walsh delivered a plenary talk as…
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.