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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
950 AM AKDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   04/30/2009
 LOW              -32   04/03/1944
                        04/11/1911
                        04/10/1911
HIGHEST            63   04/27        60       3       61  04/30
LOWEST             11   04/03        -3      14      -13  04/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.7              44.5     3.2     47.1
AVG. MINIMUM     25.9              20.6     5.3     20.7
MEAN             36.8              32.5     4.3     33.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               4.1    -2.1        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              27.3    -1.3       24
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.2    -2.2        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.06   2002
 MINIMUM            T   2000
TOTALS           0.16              0.31   -0.15     0.20
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         3               3.6    -0.6        2
DAYS >= .10         0               0.9    -0.9        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   04/11 TO 04/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.1   1948
 24 HR TOTAL     10.8   04/01/1948 TO 04/01/1948
 SNOW DEPTH        51   04/01/1991
TOTALS            2.1               2.9    -0.8      2.9
SINCE 7/1        43.8              64.1   -20.3     48.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                12      -6       11
DAYS >= TRACE       8               2.8     5.2        3
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.9     0.1        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   04/06
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   04/11 TO 04/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     841               974    -133      925
 SINCE 7/1      11835             13024   -1189    11893
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/260    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/260    DATE  04/19

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                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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