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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
948 AM AKDT SAT JUN 3 2017

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              86   05/29/2013
 LOW               -2   05/03/2001
                        05/02/1945
HIGHEST            72   05/16        MM      MM       76  05/28
LOWEST             30   05/01        MM      MM       30  05/18
                                                          05/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.6              57.3     2.3     60.5
AVG. MINIMUM     37.7              36.1     1.6     40.9
MEAN             48.7              46.7     2.0     50.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               7.5    -3.5        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.08   1988
 MINIMUM         0.07   2013
TOTALS           1.41              1.09    0.32     1.17
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.04    0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01        12              10.7     1.3       16
DAYS >= .10         3               3.4    -0.4        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.49   05/24 TO 05/24           05/21 TO 05/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           10.7   1992
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        30   05/01/1985
                        05/01/1972
TOTALS              T               0.9    -0.9      0.0
SINCE 7/1        51.3              97.3   -46.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 1      -1        0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               1.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   05/25 TO 05/25           05/31 TO 05/31


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     498               567     -69      436
 SINCE 7/1      13029             13513    -484     3650
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/070    DATE  05/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/070    DATE  05/21

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     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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