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CXAK59 PAFG 011258
CLMMCG


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
453 AM AKDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              68   04/29/2009
 LOW              -40   04/01/1985
HIGHEST            59   04/24        MM      MM       64  04/24
LOWEST             15   04/18        MM      MM       19  04/15
                                                          04/06
                                                          04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.4              40.8     7.6     51.3
AVG. MINIMUM     24.4              18.6     5.8     26.7
MEAN             36.4              29.7     6.7     39.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               5.6    -5.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              26.7     0.3       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               3.6    -3.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.78   1964
 MINIMUM         0.01   1943
TOTALS           0.38              0.74   -0.36     0.41
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         5               7.4    -2.4        4
DAYS >= .10         1               2.3    -1.3        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   04/28 TO 04/28           04/01 TO 04/02
                                                          04/28 TO 04/28
                                                          04/28 TO 04/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           32.8   1964
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        50   04/04/1946
                        04/03/1946
TOTALS            2.6               5.1    -2.5      0.0
SINCE 7/1        51.3              96.4   -45.1      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                17     -12        1
DAYS >= TRACE       3               6.0    -3.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12   04/01                         22  04/02
 24 HR TOTAL      2.4   MM                       04/28 TO 04/28
                                                          04/28 TO 04/28
                                                          04/28 TO 04/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     850              1059    -209      773
 SINCE 7/1      12531             12946    -415     3214
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/080    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    27/070    DATE  04/19

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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