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CLIMCG

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
340 PM AKST SAT DEC 16 2017


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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 16 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0300 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         26   1217 AM  41    1944   6     20       20
  MINIMUM         21    113 AM -49    2012 -12     33       12
  AVERAGE         24                        -3     27       16

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.01          0.36 1975   0.04  -0.03     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    0.80                      0.64   0.16     0.05
  SINCE DEC 1      0.80                      0.64   0.16     0.05
  SINCE JAN 1     17.65                     17.35   0.30    18.58

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             5.7  1975   0.7   MM        0.2
  MONTH TO DATE    8.1                      10.4   -2.3      1.9
  SINCE DEC 1      8.1                      10.4   -2.3      1.9
  SINCE JUL 1     34.9                      41.4   -6.5     10.2
  SNOW DEPTH      14

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           41                        68    -27       49
  MONTH TO DATE  684                      1066   -382     1235
  SINCE DEC 1    684                      1066   -382     1235
  SINCE JUL 1   4109                      5189  -1080     4981

 COOLING
  TODAY            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     9   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92
 LOWEST     81
 AVERAGE    87

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THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)    5        39      1984
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)  -12       -50      1977


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 16 2017......SUNRISE  1055 AM AKST  SUNSET   342 PM AKST
DECEMBER 17 2017......SUNRISE  1056 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)........4:47
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....-0:01:17

$$
AY DEC 17



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