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Record-breaking warmth strikes again

By KTVA Weather 9:02 AM January 28, 2014

Most locations don’t see temperatures this warm until May at the earliest.

ANCHORAGE – Record warmth struck Alaska once again Monday.

Some spots around the state saw the warmest temperatures they have ever seen for the month of January. Monday looks as though it will be the peak of Alaska’s midwinter breakup. Temperatures should begin to cool slightly statewide as the rest of the week progresses. Here is a look at many of the new record high temperatures set Monday. Most locations don’t see temperatures this warm until May at the earliest.

  • Seward – 61 degrees
  • Palmer – 57 degrees
  • Seldovia – 57 degrees
  • Homer Airport – 57 degrees
  • Cordova Airport – 57 degrees
  • Sitka Airport – 57 degrees
  • Portage Glacier – 55 degrees
  • Klawock Airport – 54 degrees
  • Soldotna  – 52 degrees
  • Denali National Park – 52 degrees – warmest temp. ever recorded in Jan.
  • Annette – 51 degrees
  • Nome – 51 degrees – warmest temp. ever recorded in Jan.
  • Kenai Airport – 49 degrees
  • Skagway – 49 degrees
  • Anchorage NWS – 48 degrees
  • Yakutat – 48 degrees
  • Bethel Airport – 46 degrees
  • Nenana – 41 degrees
  • Kotzebue – 41 degrees – warmest temp ever recorded in Jan.
  • Kivalina – 40 degrees

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