- Posted June 30, 2013 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Unusually Warm Weather Hits Coastal Alaska Village
- Jareen, CNN iReport producer
With temperatures hitting 81 degrees recently, Yakutat Alaska is experiencing a very warm summer. In fact, this is the third warmest temperature ever recorded for this location where the average June extreme temperature is 64 degrees. Sunscreen is sold-out for the first time at local stores, and insect repellent is in short supply also as bugs are thick when the breeze calms. Local surfers are bummed because the Gulf of Alaska has been more like a calm lake than a tempestuous ocean.