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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
119 PM AKST THU MAR 2 2017

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 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              55   02/24/1943
 LOW              -64   02/03/1947
HIGHEST            42   02/23        MM      MM       45  02/24
LOWEST            -42   02/21        MM      MM      -16  02/11
                        02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     11.2              12.4    -1.2     25.6
AVG. MINIMUM     -8.3              -9.5     1.2      2.1
MEAN              1.5               1.4     0.1     13.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     24              24.7    -0.7       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              27.9     0.1       19
DAYS MIN <= 0      20              18.4     1.6       10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.72   2003
 MINIMUM         0.04   1998
TOTALS           0.66              0.94   -0.28     0.06
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.00
DAYS >= .01        11               8.8     2.2        2
DAYS >= .10         2               2.9    -0.9        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.18   02/21 TO 02/22           02/05 TO 02/06
                                                          02/29 TO 02/29
                                                          02/29 TO 02/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           38.0   1944
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        70   02/03/1967
TOTALS           11.8              13.1    -1.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1        48.7              80.0   -31.3      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     14                25     -11        1
DAYS >= TRACE      17               9.8     7.2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         4               4.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        20   02/23                         20  02/12
                        02/22
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   02/18 TO 02/18           02/29 TO 02/29
                                                          02/29 TO 02/29
                                                          02/29 TO 02/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1772              1779      -7      968
 SINCE 7/1       9758             10232    -474      968
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/200    DATE  02/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/200    DATE  02/23

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                     18

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

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