An Alaskan Weather and Climate Blog: All Science, No Politics
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Just Like Winter
Here's a plot of temperatures and wind speeds today from the Eagle Summit Snotel, at 3700' MSL on the Steese Highway. At 11pm, 31 below with 30 mph hourly average wind speed. That's just like winter. Only colder.
The wind chill at Eagle Summit bottomed out at -69F at midnight: -32F with sustained 29 mph winds.