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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
522 AM AKDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              56   03/31/1994
                        03/24/1915
                        03/21/1915
 LOW              -56   03/13/1911
                        03/12/1911
HIGHEST            51   03/25        45       6       52  03/26
LOWEST            -20   03/18       -27       7      -37  03/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.5              25.4     6.1     30.5
AVG. MINIMUM      8.1              -2.5    10.6      0.4
MEAN             19.8              11.4     8.4     15.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     16              20.3    -4.3       14
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.9     0.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       8              17.2    -9.2        9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.72   1921
 MINIMUM            T   1998
TOTALS           0.53              0.25    0.28     0.49
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         5               4.8     0.2        7
DAYS >= .10         1               0.4     0.6        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   03/29 TO 03/29           03/07 TO 03/07


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.1   1921
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   03/06/1921 TO 03/06/1921
 SNOW DEPTH        56   03/25/1991
TOTALS            3.7               4.9    -1.2      8.1
SINCE 7/1        56.3              61.2    -4.9     41.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     13                18      -5       17
DAYS >= TRACE      14               5.9     8.1       12
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.3     0.7        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        15   03/20                         21  03/07
                        03/19
                        03/18
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8   03/15                       03/07 TO 03/07


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1396              1660    -264     1527
 SINCE 7/1      10802             12050   -1248    10994
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/030    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    25/360    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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