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CXAK59 PAFG 011414
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
505 AM AKST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 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              54   01/30/1945
 LOW              -75   01/27/1989
HIGHEST            41   01/01        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST            -52   01/18        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM      3.5               2.3     1.2       MM
AVG. MINIMUM    -17.0             -15.3    -1.7       MM
MEAN             -6.8              -6.5    -0.3       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32     26              28.9    -2.9       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.7     0.3       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0      26              23.3     2.7       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.74   1993
 MINIMUM         0.09   2016
TOTALS           0.54              1.09   -0.55       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.04   -0.02       MM
DAYS >= .01         9              10.7    -1.7       MM
DAYS >= .10         1               3.1    -2.1       MM
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.27   01/03 TO 01/04                MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           42.1   1993
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        53   01/09/1949
TOTALS           14.7              15.7    -1.0       MM
SINCE 7/1        36.9              66.9   -30.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     13                22      -9       MM
DAYS >= TRACE      15              12.5     2.5       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         5               4.9     0.1       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        19   01/20                         MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      4.8   MM                            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2218              2216       2       MM
 SINCE 7/1       7986              8453    -467       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       MM
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              2.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/170    DATE  01/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/170    DATE  01/30

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50


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               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     12

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

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