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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
524 PM AKDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 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              89   08/21/1977
 LOW               25   08/28/1984
HIGHEST            75   08/17        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        08/14
LOWEST             38   08/31        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.1              63.4     3.7       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     51.5              45.8     5.7       MM
MEAN             59.3              54.6     4.7       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.28   1945
 MINIMUM         0.80   1968
TOTALS           3.58              2.80    0.78       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.09    0.03       MM
DAYS >= .01        19              16.4     2.6       MM
DAYS >= .10        10               8.4     1.6       MM
DAYS >= .50         3               1.1     1.9       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.87   08/21 TO 08/21                MM

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     166               324    -158       MM
 SINCE 7/1        276               491    -215       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2       MM
 SINCE 1/1         29                20       9       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    16/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    25/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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