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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
453 AM AKDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              76   04/30/2009
 LOW              -32   04/03/1944
                        04/11/1911
                        04/10/1911
HIGHEST            58   04/24        60      -2       67  04/25
LOWEST             17   04/09        -3      20       19  04/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.9              44.5     2.4     54.3
AVG. MINIMUM     25.2              20.6     4.6     30.5
MEAN             36.1              32.5     3.6     42.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               4.1    -3.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              27.3     0.7       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.2    -2.2        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.06   2002
 MINIMUM            T   2000
TOTALS           0.09              0.31   -0.22     0.52
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.01   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         2               3.6    -1.6        6
DAYS >= .10         0               0.9    -0.9        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.09   04/06 TO 04/07           04/26 TO 04/27
                                                          04/27 TO 04/27
                                                          04/27 TO 04/27

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            1.2               2.9    -1.7      3.7
SINCE 7/1        83.1              64.1    19.0     60.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     13                12       1        1
DAYS >= TRACE       3               2.8     0.2        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        25   04/01                          7  04/03
 24 HR TOTAL      0.9   MM                       04/27 TO 04/27
                                                          04/27 TO 04/27
                                                          04/27 TO 04/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     860               974    -114      671
 SINCE 7/1      13089             13024      65    11473
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/030    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/040    DATE  04/19

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50


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      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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