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New Weather and Climate Graphics Page

August 31, 2023

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,…

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.”…

Weather, Climate Highlights & Impacts, March to May 2020

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: March – May 2020

May 31, 2020

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

ACCAP at the 2020 Juneau Innovation Summit: Business in a Changing Climate

March 31, 2020

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.

Weather perspectives focused on western Alaska

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