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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
418 AM AKDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 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              93   08/05/1994
 LOW               21   08/30/1922
HIGHEST            83   08/06        81       2       79  08/13
LOWEST             40   08/31        34       6       42  08/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.2              65.9     1.3     70.2
AVG. MINIMUM     50.5              46.4     4.1     52.1
MEAN             58.8              56.1     2.7     61.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.88   1930
 MINIMUM         0.24   2005
TOTALS           2.15              1.88    0.27     1.56
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.06    0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01        18              13.3     4.7       15
DAYS >= .10        10               6.0     4.0        5
DAYS >= .50         1               0.7     0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.50   08/13 TO 08/13           07/31 TO 08/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            3.0   1922
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   08/29/1922 TO 08/29/1922
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31           08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     199               281     -82      118
 SINCE 7/1        223               389    -166      202
COOLING TOTAL      14                 6       8        8
 SINCE 1/1        104                61      43       76
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    18/280    DATE  08/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    25/280    DATE  08/10

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               24     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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