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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
552 AM AKDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              67   10/10/2009
 LOW              -28   10/30/1982
HIGHEST            55   10/02        MM      MM       56  10/12
LOWEST              1   10/22        MM      MM       -1  10/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.0              31.9     7.1     38.6
AVG. MINIMUM     28.4              18.3    10.1     20.9
MEAN             33.7              25.1     8.6     29.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6              15.0    -9.0       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              27.6    -9.6       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               3.0    -3.0        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.64   2013
 MINIMUM         0.15   1965
TOTALS           3.53              1.44    2.09     0.38
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.05    0.06     0.01
DAYS >= .01        21              12.7     8.3        7
DAYS >= .10        12               4.4     7.6        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.97   10/12 TO 10/12           10/28 TO 10/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           32.2   1971
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        15   10/29/2011
TOTALS            6.3              10.2    -3.9      1.6
SINCE 7/1         6.3              11.7    -5.4      1.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 1      -1        0
DAYS >= TRACE      10               9.6     0.4        6
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.3    -1.3        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   10/25                          1  10/28
 24 HR TOTAL      2.6   10/25 TO 10/25           10/29 TO 10/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     964              1237    -273     1085
 SINCE 7/1       1840              2340    -500     1904
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1         37                20      17       29
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/210    DATE  10/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/210    DATE  10/09

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      2

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

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