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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
546 PM AKST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              58   12/05/1934
 LOW              -62   12/29/1961
                        12/28/1961
HIGHEST            32   12/09        30       2       34  12/31
                        12/08
LOWEST            -41   12/26       -40      -1      -48  12/17
AVG. MAXIMUM      3.6               4.8    -1.2     -8.9
AVG. MINIMUM    -12.6             -12.9     0.3    -25.6
MEAN             -4.5              -4.1    -0.4    -17.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31              29.5     1.5       30
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      26              25.3     0.7       27

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.23   1984
 MINIMUM            T   1969
TOTALS           0.78              0.64    0.14     1.19
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01        12               9.0     3.0        7
DAYS >= .10         2               1.6     0.4        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.25   12/22 TO 12/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           50.7   1984
 24 HR TOTAL     14.7   12/18/1965 TO 12/19/1965
 SNOW DEPTH        46   12/29/1990
TOTALS           14.3              12.1     2.2     18.6
SINCE 7/1        33.3              37.9    -4.6     29.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     15                11       4       13
DAYS >= TRACE      17              10.8     6.2       11
DAYS >= 1.0         5               4.0     1.0        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        21   12/22
 24 HR TOTAL      4.8   12/22 TO 12/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2147              2141       6     2539
 SINCE 7/1       5684              6272    -588     7028
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        226                61     165       34
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/060    DATE  12/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/070    DATE  12/12

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                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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