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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
418 AM AKDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              89   08/21/1977
 LOW               25   08/28/1984
HIGHEST            82   08/06        MM      MM       75  08/17
                                                          08/14
LOWEST             36   08/19        MM      MM       38  08/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.3              63.4    -0.1     67.1
AVG. MINIMUM     47.9              45.8     2.1     51.5
MEAN             55.6              54.6     1.0     59.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.28   1945
 MINIMUM         0.80   1968
TOTALS           4.37              2.80    1.57     3.58
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.09    0.05     0.12
DAYS >= .01        21              16.4     4.6       19
DAYS >= .10        10               8.4     1.6       10
DAYS >= .50         1               1.1    -0.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.54   08/13 TO 08/13           08/21 TO 08/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.9   1998
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31           08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     291               324     -33      166
 SINCE 7/1        353               491    -138      276
COOLING TOTAL       5                 2       3        0
 SINCE 1/1         37                20      17       29
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/200    DATE  08/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/200    DATE  08/06

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               27     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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