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CLIMCG

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1242 AM AKST MON DEC 18 2017


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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         26   1041 PM  39    1984   5     21       20
  MINIMUM         13    323 AM -50    1977 -12     25       16
  AVERAGE         20                        -3     23       18

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.80 1978   0.05  -0.05     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    0.80                      0.69   0.11     0.07
  SINCE DEC 1      0.80                      0.69   0.11     0.07
  SINCE JAN 1     17.65                     17.40   0.25    18.60

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           8.3  1978   0.7   -0.7      0.4
  MONTH TO DATE    8.1                      11.1   -3.0      2.3
  SINCE DEC 1      8.1                      11.1   -3.0      2.3
  SINCE JUL 1     34.9                      42.1   -7.2     10.6
  SNOW DEPTH      14

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       45                        68    -23       47
  MONTH TO DATE  731                      1134   -403     1282
  SINCE DEC 1    731                      1134   -403     1282
  SINCE JUL 1   4156                      5257  -1101     5028

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92
 LOWEST     77
 AVERAGE    85

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THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)    5        38      1968
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)  -12       -45      1977
                                             1965


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 18 2017......SUNRISE  1057 AM AKST  SUNSET   342 PM AKST
DECEMBER 19 2017......SUNRISE  1058 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)........4:45
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....-0:00:48

$$
LTH DEC 17



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