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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
552 AM AKDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              72   10/01/2003
                        10/01/2003
 LOW              -28   10/26/1935
HIGHEST            59   10/03        51       8       59  10/01
LOWEST             -2   10/23        -6       4       -2  10/24
                                                          10/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.7              31.9     5.8     37.6
AVG. MINIMUM     24.6              16.5     8.1     15.9
MEAN             31.2              24.2     7.0     26.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9              15.0    -6.0       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              29.3    -4.3       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               3.6    -2.6        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.40   1935
 MINIMUM         0.02   2016
TOTALS           2.44              0.83    1.61     0.02
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.03    0.05     0.00
DAYS >= .01        12              11.2     0.8        1
DAYS >= .10         7               2.8     4.2        0
DAYS >= .50         1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.40   10/10 TO 10/10           10/20 TO 10/20

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.2   1935
 24 HR TOTAL     12.5   10/29/1946 TO 10/29/1946
 SNOW DEPTH        22   10/29/1935
TOTALS            5.2              10.8    -5.6      0.8
SINCE 7/1         5.2              12.6    -7.4      0.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        0
DAYS >= TRACE      16              10.2     5.8        3
DAYS >= 1.0         2               4.2    -2.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   10/25                          1  10/26
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   10/10 TO 10/10           10/20 TO 10/20

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1040              1265    -225     1181
 SINCE 7/1       1767              2259    -492     1938
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        104                61      43       76
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    17/060    DATE  10/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    25/250    DATE  10/10

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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