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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
729 AM AKDT SAT MAY 3 2014

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2014

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            61   04/30        60       1       48  04/23
                        04/27
                        04/26
LOWEST            -13   04/10        -3     -10      -21  04/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.1              44.5     2.6     30.4
AVG. MINIMUM     20.7              20.6     0.1      5.5
MEAN             33.9              32.5     1.4     18.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               4.1     0.9       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              27.3    -3.3       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               2.2     0.8        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.06   2002
 MINIMUM            T   2000
TOTALS           0.20              0.31   -0.11     0.66
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         2               3.6    -1.6        7
DAYS >= .10         2               0.9     1.1        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.10   04/07 TO 04/07           04/30 TO 04/30
                        04/06 TO 04/06                    04/30 TO 04/30
                                                          04/30 TO 04/30

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            2.9               2.9     0.0      9.9
SINCE 7/1        48.9              64.1   -15.2     66.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     11                12      -1       21
DAYS >= TRACE       3               2.8     0.2       12
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.9     1.1        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        21   04/07                         25  04/10
                                                          04/09
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8   04/07                             04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     925               974     -49     1404
 SINCE 7/1      11893             13024   -1131    14159
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/280    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/280    DATE  04/29

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                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     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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