Great Land of Alaska

Tables & Scales

Beaufort Wind Strength Scale - Alaska (both on- and off-shore) gets some pretty powerful winds.

Wind Chill Effects - In winter, the blowing winds make it feel even colder than it really is.

Safe Loads for Clear Ice - Many outdoor activities require trekking onto a frozen lake. When is it safe?.

Cold Water Survival Times - If you fall overboard in Alaskan waters, how long do you have?

Earthquake scales - Being one of the world's most seismically active areas, Alaskans are quite familiar with measuring earthquakes.

Volcano Level-of-Concern - Alaska has over a hundred active volcanoes, so knowing the level-of-concern is helpful.

Temperature conversions - Formulae and a form to convert between °F and °C.


Current Conditions:

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