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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
505 AM AKST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 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              52   01/16/2009
 LOW              -66   01/14/1934
HIGHEST            25   01/26        29      -4       36  01/02
LOWEST            -51   01/18       -44      -7      -20  01/16
AVG. MAXIMUM      0.5               1.1    -0.6     13.1
AVG. MINIMUM    -19.4             -16.9    -2.5     -6.1
MEAN             -9.5              -7.9    -1.6      3.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31              29.6     1.4       30
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      30              25.5     4.5       25

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.71   1937
 MINIMUM         0.01   2016
                        1966
TOTALS           0.96              0.58    0.38     0.01
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01        11               8.5     2.5        1
DAYS >= .10         4               2.0     2.0        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.55   01/04 TO 01/05           01/29 TO 01/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           65.6   1937
 24 HR TOTAL     15.5   01/19/1937 TO 01/19/1937
 SNOW DEPTH        62   01/20/1937
TOTALS           17.0              10.3     6.7      0.8
SINCE 7/1        55.1              48.2     6.9     52.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     20                15       5       12
DAYS >= TRACE      16              10.1     5.9       10
DAYS >= 1.0         7               3.2     3.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        23   01/17                         13  01/18
 24 HR TOTAL      3.7   01/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2301              2260      41     1899
 SINCE 7/1       8337              8532    -195     7759
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              1.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/260    DATE  01/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/250    DATE  01/05

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                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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