NEHA's 68th Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition: welcome to Anchorage, Alaska.

Position::Welcome to Anchorage
 
FREE EXCERPT

About Anchorage

* In the month of May, the average high temperature is 55[degrees]F, the average low temperature is 39[degrees]F, the average precipitation is just over 1/2", and there are nearly 20 hours of daylight. Spring through fall, the climate is similar to San Francisco's with the protection of the Chugach Mountains and the warming influence of the Japanese currents of the Pacific Ocean.

[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]

[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]

[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]

[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]

* Direct flight time from: Seattle--3 hours; San Francisco, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Denver--4.5 hours; Los Angeles--5 hours; Chicago--5.5 hours; Houston--6 hours; Atlanta--7 hours; New York City--8 hours.

* From downtown you can see Mount McKinley 130 miles to the north (it is 20,320' high and the highest point in North America); two active volcanoes; and up to six major mountain ranges.

* Glacier fields are only...

To continue reading

FREE SIGN UP