This snow season will go down as one of the least snowiest on record
The end of June not only brings the long, midsummer days to Alaska, it also marks the official end of the snow season.
The snow season runs from July 1 to June 30 each year. When the 2015-2016 snow season ends Thursday at 11:59 p.m., it will go down in the record books as the fifth least snowiest season in Anchorage. A total of 38.3 inches of snow was measured between September and March at the National Weather Service Office in Sand Lake.
Normal annual snowfall in Anchorage is 74.5 inches. The 25.1 inches of snow recorded during the 2014-2015 season remains the least snowiest year on record.
Here’s a month-by-month breakdown of the 2015-2016 snow season:
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