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CLIMCG

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
556 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016


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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 8 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0300 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM          0   1144 AM  41    2005   7     -7       MM
  MINIMUM         -8   1207 PM -54    1975 -10      2       MM
  AVERAGE         -4                        -1     -3       MM

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.27 1943   0.03  -0.03    MM
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.31  -0.31    MM
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.31  -0.31    MM
  SINCE JAN 1     18.53                     17.02   1.51    MM

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.0  1943   0.6   -0.6     MM
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       5.0   -4.9     MM
  SINCE DEC 1      0.1                       5.0   -4.9     MM
  SINCE JUL 1      8.4                      36.0  -27.6     MM
  SNOW DEPTH       5

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           69                        67      2       MM
  MONTH TO DATE  654                       526    128       MM
  SINCE DEC 1    654                       526    128       MM
  SINCE JUL 1   4400                      4649   -249       MM

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0       MM
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0       MM
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0       MM
  SINCE JAN 1     29                        20      9       MM
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    71
 LOWEST     53
 AVERAGE    62

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THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)    7        40      2005
                                             1972
                                             1960
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)  -10       -53      1946


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 08 2016......SUNRISE  1044 AM AKST  SUNSET   346 PM AKST
DECEMBER 09 2016......SUNRISE  1045 AM AKST  SUNSET   345 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)........5:03
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....-0:02:58

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DEC 16



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