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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
736 AM AKST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              52   01/16/2009
 LOW              -66   01/14/1934
HIGHEST            36   01/02        29       7       31  01/15
LOWEST            -20   01/16       -44      24      -43  01/27
                                                          01/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     13.1               1.1    12.0      1.2
AVG. MINIMUM     -6.1             -16.9    10.8    -14.2
MEAN              3.5              -7.9    11.4     -6.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     30              29.6     0.4       31
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      25              25.5    -0.5       23

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.71   1937
 MINIMUM         0.01   1966/2016
TOTALS           0.01R             0.58   -0.57     0.15
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.02   -0.02     0.00
DAYS >= .01         1               8.5    -7.5        4
DAYS >= .10         0               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    0.01   01/29 TO 01/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           65.6   1937
 24 HR TOTAL     15.5   01/19/1937
 SNOW DEPTH        62   01/20/1937
TOTALS            0.8              10.3    -9.5      4.6
SINCE 7/1        52.0              48.2     3.8     29.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     12                15      -3       11
DAYS >= TRACE      10              10.1    -0.1       16
DAYS >= 1.0         0               3.2    -3.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   01/18
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   01/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1899              2260    -361     2207
 SINCE 7/1       7759              8532    -773     7682
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    18/010    DATE  01/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    23/010    DATE  01/19

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          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     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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