ANCHORAGE — A lack of snow over the winter has earned a new record for Alaska’s largest city.
The National Weather Service says Anchorage received 25.1 inches of snow over the winter, compared with the normal 74.5 inches.
That’s the lowest snowfall on record for Anchorage. Weather Service meteorologist Michael Kutz says the previous low for a winter season was 30.4 inches set in 1957-58.
In winter 2011-12, Anchorage saw the heaviest snowfall on record, with 134.5 inches.
The snow season officially ends June 30.