Only in the last Mkweather article, we look at the 6-week ECMWF forecast, which expects the next Arctic blasts above the USA until the half of March 2022 /https://mkweather.com/rcmwf-6-week-forecast-for-the-usa-until-4-april-2022-winter-until-the-half-of-march-then-very-warm-spring//.
In this article, we will write about anomalous February 2022 Arctic blasts in Alaska, which produced at the end of the first decade of the month real feel temperatures close to -100°F!
From 6. to 7. February 2022, the station in Howard Pass, Alaska, near severe winds up to 94 km/h / 58 mph reported extremely low real feel temperatures.
Real-feel dropped shortly before the midday, 7. February to an abnormally low value of only -91°F / -68,3°C.
The real temperature in Howard Pass during the event reached around -42°F / -43°C.
A place on the northeast edge of Noatak National Preserve recorded one of the coldest windiest non-mountain spots in Alaska in the last winters.
During the second February 2022 decade, extremely cold weather has shifted above Eastern Canada, already, with temperatures up to -53°F / -47,2°C in Quebec (the next Mkweather article).
Spring and Summer 2022 are predicted to be in the region very cold (and stormy), too /https://mkweather.com/spring-2022-forecast-for-north-america/; https://mkweather.com/summer-2022-forecast-for-north-america-strong-wildfire-season-and-early-hurricane-season-are-predicted//.
La Nina is however in 2022 slowly ending and since Autumn 2022 should come warmer El Nino /https://mkweather.com/el-nino-is-coming-autumn-2022-a-big-changes-in-circulation-patterns-worldwide// (with warmer conditions in Alaska and NW Canada).
In 2021-2022, the USA has experienced the warmest December on record and the coldest January since 2014 /information about December here: https://mkweather.com/december-in-the-usa-was-exceptionally-warm-5f-above-average/; January will be updated already in the next series of articles/.
Source: ACCAP UAF; Alaska NPS, Data Source: WRCC