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The Alaska Climate Research Center is a research and service organization at the Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Our group conducts research focusing on Alaska and polar regions climatology and we archive climatological data for Alaska.
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Spotlight on Climate

New Paper -
The First Decade of the New Century: A Cooling Trend for Most of Alaska
The Open Atmospheric Science Journal, 2012. Download it here

Paper -
Climatology of Alaskan wildfires with special emphasis on the extreme year of 2004
Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 2011. Download it here

Paper -
Changes in the climate of the Alaskan North Slope and the ice concentration of the adjacent Beaufort Sea
Theoretical and Applied Climatology, January 2010. Download it here

Paper -
A Century of Climate Change for Fairbanks, Alaska
Arctic, September 2009. Download it here

Book - The Climate of Alaska
Produced by the Alaska Climate Research Center in 2007 by Martha Shulski and Gerd Wendler. Click here for more details!

April 2013 summary now available
Winter lingered across Alaska in April with seasonably colder than normal temperatures reported at all 20 first order stations...>> Read More

March 2013 summary now available
In contrast to the beginning of this year, which observed mostly above normal temperatures, March 2013 was colder than normal...>> Read More

Statewide 2012 Annual Review
The mean average annual temperature in 2012 for the 20 stations was 30.0F, a substantial negative departure of 2.9F from the 30-year normal of 32.9F. This is in stark contrast to the lower 48 states where record high temperatures were observed....>> Read More

Fairbanks Weather in 2012 - A Review
Persistently colder than normal temperatures along with near normal precipitation and snowfall for Fairbanks for 2012...>> Read More

Decadal Climate Change in Fairbanks
An analysis of the climate of Fairbanks for the first decade of the new Century. >> Click Here for more details!

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International Arctic Research Ctr
Akasofu Building, Rm 336
903 Koyukuk Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775
Last update: May 20, 2013

URL: http://akclimate.org

A Recognized State Climate Office - American Association of State Climatologists.
The climate center is funded by the State of Alaska and is part of the Geophysical Institute at the
University of Alaska Fairbanks.