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CLIMCG

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
339 PM AKST FRI DEC 15 2017


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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 15 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0300 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         29    259 PM  44    1944   6     23       14
  MINIMUM         19    250 AM -61    1946 -12     31        7
  AVERAGE         24                        -3     27       11

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.42 1984   0.04  -0.04     0.04
  MONTH TO DATE    0.79                      0.60   0.19     0.04
  SINCE DEC 1      0.79                      0.60   0.19     0.04
  SINCE JAN 1     17.64                     17.31   0.33    18.57

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.4  1984   0.7   -0.7      1.5
  MONTH TO DATE    8.1                       9.7   -1.6      1.7
  SINCE DEC 1      8.1                       9.7   -1.6      1.7
  SINCE JUL 1     34.9                      40.7   -5.8     10.0
  SNOW DEPTH      14

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           41                        68    -27       54
  MONTH TO DATE  645                       998   -353     1186
  SINCE DEC 1    645                       998   -353     1186
  SINCE JUL 1   4070                      5121  -1051     4932

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1     37                        20     17       29
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    12   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    91
 LOWEST     81
 AVERAGE    86

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THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)    6        41      1944
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)  -12       -49      2012


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 15 2017......SUNRISE  1054 AM AKST  SUNSET   342 PM AKST
DECEMBER 16 2017......SUNRISE  1055 AM AKST  SUNSET   342 PM AKST

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

&&

SNOW DEPTH IS MEASURED AT 3AM AKST/4AM AKDT.

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AVAILABLE DAYLIGHT

AMOUNT OF DAYLIGHT TODAY  (HOUR:MIN)........4:48
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....-0:01:31

$$
AY DEC 17



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