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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
213 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   04/30/2009
 LOW              -32   04/03/1944
                        04/11/1911
                        04/10/1911
HIGHEST            67   04/25        60       7       63  04/27
LOWEST             19   04/02        -3      22       11  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.3              44.5     9.8     47.7
AVG. MINIMUM     30.5              20.6     9.9     25.9
MEAN             42.4              32.5     9.9     36.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               4.1    -4.1        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              27.3    -5.3       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.2    -2.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.06   2002
 MINIMUM            T   2000
TOTALS           0.52              0.31    0.21     0.16
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6               3.6     2.4        3
DAYS >= .10         3               0.9     2.1        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   04/26 TO 04/27           04/11 TO 04/12
                                                          04/11 TO 04/11
                                                          04/11 TO 04/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.1   1948
 24 HR TOTAL     10.8   04/01/1948 TO 04/01/1948
 SNOW DEPTH        51   04/01/1991
TOTALS            3.7               2.9     0.8      2.1
SINCE 7/1        60.0              64.1    -4.1     43.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                12     -11        6
DAYS >= TRACE       3               2.8     0.2        8
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.9     0.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   04/03                         13  04/06
                                                          04/05
                                                          04/04
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   MM                       04/11 TO 04/11
                                                          04/11 TO 04/11
                                                          04/11 TO 04/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     671               974    -303      841
 SINCE 7/1      11473             13024   -1551    11835
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/030    DATE  04/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/060    DATE  04/21

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                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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