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CXAK59 PAFG 041806
CLMOME


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
902 AM AKST THU JAN 4 2018

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...THE NOME AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1906 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              43   12/20/1969
 LOW              -42   12/29/1929
HIGHEST            38   12/23        MM      MM       35  12/31
LOWEST             -5   12/30        MM      MM      -15  12/06
                                                          12/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.6              16.8    10.8     20.9
AVG. MINIMUM     16.0               2.2    13.8      5.1
MEAN             21.8               9.5    12.3     13.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     25              27.1    -2.1       28
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.5     0.5       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       6              13.9    -7.9       16

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.84   1931
 MINIMUM            T   1917
TOTALS           1.56              1.08    0.48     1.07
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01        17              11.9     5.1       15
DAYS >= .10         4               3.8     0.2        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.33   12/31 TO 12/31           12/29 TO 12/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.1   1931
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        46   12/31/1994
                        12/30/1994
                        12/29/1994
TOTALS           18.7              14.5     4.2     16.0
SINCE 7/1        50.3              31.8    18.5     24.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     17                 9       8        8
DAYS >= TRACE      26              12.1    13.9       19
DAYS >= 1.0         4               4.9    -0.9        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        20   12/31                         18  12/31
                        12/23
 24 HR TOTAL      3.9   12/31 TO 12/31           12/29 TO 12/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1332              1720    -388     1602
 SINCE 7/1       5120              5813    -693     5217
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          4                 3       1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/040    DATE  12/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/030    DATE  12/04

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80


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          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               25     SLEET                      1
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      7

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

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