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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
339 PM AKST SUN DEC 17 2017


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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 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         22    259 PM  39    1984   5     17       20
  MINIMUM         13    323 AM -50    1977 -12     25       16
  AVERAGE         18                        -3     21       18

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.80 1978   0.05  -0.05     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    0.80                      0.69   0.11     0.07
  SINCE DEC 1      0.80                      0.69   0.11     0.07
  SINCE JAN 1     17.65                     17.40   0.25    18.60

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             8.3  1978   0.7   MM        0.4
  MONTH TO DATE    8.1                      11.1   -3.0      2.3
  SINCE DEC 1      8.1                      11.1   -3.0      2.3
  SINCE JUL 1     34.9                      42.1   -7.2     10.6
  SNOW DEPTH      14

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           47                        68    -21       47
  MONTH TO DATE  733                      1134   -401     1282
  SINCE DEC 1    733                      1134   -401     1282
  SINCE JUL 1   4158                      5257  -1099     5028

 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     6   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88
 LOWEST     77
 AVERAGE    83

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THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)    5        38      1968
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)  -12       -45      1977
                                             1965


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 17 2017......SUNRISE  1056 AM AKST  SUNSET   342 PM AKST
DECEMBER 18 2017......SUNRISE  1057 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)........4:46
GAIN/LOSS SINCE YESTERDAY (HOUR:MIN:SEC)....-0:01:03

$$
AY DEC 17



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