Adding insult to injury after breaking the all-time snowfall record this past winter.
“July, a month during which Alaskans fire up the grill and head outside to fish, turned out to be the fourth coldest on record,” says this article by Suzanna Caldwell.
“According to the National Weather Service, the temperature in Alaska’s largest city averaged 56.3 degrees for the month. That was only slightly warmer than 1971, the coldest July on record, which averaged 55.4 degrees. Typically, July is the hottest month of the year.
“But this July saw just three days of 70 degrees or more, with a high of 73 on July 18. On three other days, the temperature dropped to 45, the coolest for the month.
“This winter the city broke the all-time snow record with more than 133 inches.
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Alaska’s mountain snow refusing to melt this summer