Anchorage’s sweltering summer is getting even warmer in August

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June and July were much warmer than average in Anchorage. August is trending even warmer during its first two weeks.The average temperature in Anchorage in June was 60.5 degrees, 5.3 degrees warmer than normal, the National Weather Service says. July was even warmer with an average of 65.3 degrees, 6.5 degrees above normal.“Through the first 12 days of August, the average temperature is 7.3 degrees above normal,” Eddie Zingone, a meteorologist with Anchorage, said Tuesday. So far, this month’s average temperature is 65.8 degrees, he said.High temperatures in Anchorage have reached at least 70 degrees on 43 days this year, beating a record of 42 days from 2013. That record is expected to grow, the weather service said.As of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, the high...

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Anchorage’s sweltering summer is getting even warmer in August

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