The Alaskan Arctic
First Order Stations

Barrow Post / Will Rogers Memorial Airport

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Station histories
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Alaska's arctic encompasses the area north of the Brooks Range, and is generally referred to as the North Slope. The Chukchi Sea lies to the northwest and the Beaufort Sea to the northeast while the eastern border is shared with Canada's Yukon Territory.
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OBSERVING STATIONS - Period of record given in parenthesis, which denotes start and end year of operation. Data may not be complete throughout the period, however, and may include significant data gaps. Boldface type indicates stations currently operating.
AMBLER (1994 - 95) HAPPY VALLEY CAMP (1970 - 77) POINT HOPE (1924 - 82)
AMBLER WEST (1981 - 92) KILLIK (1981) PRUDHOE BAY (1986 - 99)
BARTER ISLAND AP (1947 - 1988) KIVALINA (1973 - 75) SAG RIVER DOT (2000 - present)
CANDLE (1903 - 50) KOBUK (1953 - 79) SELAWIK (1953 - 55)
CAPE THOMPSON (1960 - 63) KUPARUK (1983 - present) SHISHMAREF (1919 - 1973)
COLVILLE VILLAGE (1996 - present) LONELY (1977 - 81) SHUNGNAK CAA (1949 - 1950)
DEADHORSE AIRPORT (1999 - present) NOATAK (1917 - 24) UMIAT ARPT (1945 - 2001)
GALBRAITH (1970 - 80) NOORVIK (1997) WAINWRIGHT (1935 - 1968)