More factoids on recent Alaska extreme warmth:
Dec 2nd average daily temp departure from normal:
Umiat +39F & Dec 1-5 avg 34F above normal
Atqasuk +38F & Dec 1-5 avg 30F above normal
Nuiqsut +36F & Dec 1-5 avg 25F above normal
Wainwright +34F & Dec 1-5 avg 29F above normal#akwx

— Rick Thoman (@AlaskaWx) December 7, 2022