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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
313 PM AKST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              52   01/16/2009
 LOW              -66   01/14/1934
HIGHEST            33   01/17        29       4       25  01/26
                        01/16
LOWEST            -33   01/29       -44      11      -51  01/18
                        01/26
AVG. MAXIMUM      2.9               1.1     1.8      0.5
AVG. MINIMUM    -14.9             -16.9     2.0    -19.4
MEAN             -6.0              -7.9     1.9     -9.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     29              29.6    -0.6       31
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      25              25.5    -0.5       30

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.71   1937
 MINIMUM         0.01   2016
                        1966
TOTALS           1.10              0.58    0.52     0.96
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.02    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01         8               8.5    -0.5       11
DAYS >= .10         4               2.0     2.0        4
DAYS >= .50         1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.55   01/17 TO 01/17           01/04 TO 01/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           65.6   1937
 24 HR TOTAL     15.5   01/19/1937 TO 01/19/1937
 SNOW DEPTH        62   01/20/1937
TOTALS           14.1              10.3     3.8     17.0
SINCE 7/1        50.9              48.2     2.7     55.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     17                15       2       20
DAYS >= TRACE      19              10.1     8.9       16
DAYS >= 1.0         6               3.2     2.8        7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        22   01/31                         23  01/17
 24 HR TOTAL      6.1   01/17 TO 01/17           01/05 TO 01/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2191              2260     -69     2301
 SINCE 7/1       7485              8532   -1047     8337
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              1.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    17/200    DATE  01/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    23/200    DATE  01/17

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              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               22     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     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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