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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
121 PM AKDT SUN OCT 2 2016

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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              84   09/05/1957
 LOW                3   09/30/1992
HIGHEST            70   09/03        69       1       69  09/03
LOWEST             26   09/30        22       4       20  09/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.7              54.6     1.1     50.2
AVG. MINIMUM     36.7              35.1     1.6     34.6
MEAN             46.2              44.9     1.3     42.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               9.6    -0.6       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.61   1925
 MINIMUM         0.09   1918
TOTALS           2.08              1.10    0.98     3.74
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.04    0.03     0.12
DAYS >= .01        12              10.4     1.6       13
DAYS >= .10         7               3.5     3.5        9
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.04   09/05 TO 09/06           09/28 TO 09/29
                                                          09/29 TO 09/29
                                                          09/29 TO 09/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.4   1922
 24 HR TOTAL     11.2   09/29/2015 TO 09/29/2015
 SNOW DEPTH        13   09/18/1992
TOTALS              T               1.8    -1.8     20.9
SINCE 7/1           T               1.8    -1.8     20.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE       2               1.4     0.6       11
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            11  09/29
 24 HR TOTAL        T   09/28 TO 09/28           09/29 TO 09/29
                                                          09/29 TO 09/29
                                                          09/29 TO 09/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     555               605     -50      671
 SINCE 7/1        757               994    -237     1096
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1         76                61      15       62
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/260    DATE  09/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/270    DATE  09/28

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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