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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
741 AM AKDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   05/28/1947
 LOW                    05/09/1964
HIGHEST            86   05/23        75      11       75  05/29
LOWEST             28   05/06        27       1       31  05/14
                                                          05/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.2              61.0     8.2     63.6
AVG. MINIMUM     41.3              37.8     3.5     39.0
MEAN             55.3              49.4     5.9     51.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               5.9    -1.9        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.96   2004
 MINIMUM         0.04   2011
TOTALS           0.29              0.60   -0.31     0.06
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01         3               7.1    -4.1        4
DAYS >= .10         2               1.7     0.3        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.17   05/09 TO 05/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.1   1992
 24 HR TOTAL      9.4   05/12/1992 TO 05/12/1992
 SNOW DEPTH        29   05/04/1937
TOTALS            0.0               0.9    -0.9        T
SINCE 7/1        43.8              65.0   -21.2     48.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.8    -0.8        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     296               485    -189      416
 SINCE 7/1      12131             13509   -1378    12309
COOLING TOTAL       2                 1       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 1       1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/360    DATE  05/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/250    DATE  05/16

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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