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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
247 PM AKDT SUN OCT 1 2017

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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              76   09/05/1957
                        09/03/1949
 LOW                2   09/24/1992
HIGHEST            65   09/17        MM      MM       71  09/01
LOWEST             27   09/30        MM      MM       26  09/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.5              53.1     1.4     54.5
AVG. MINIMUM     40.2              36.1     4.1     38.8
MEAN             47.3              44.6     2.7     46.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               9.0    -7.0        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.18   1993
 MINIMUM         0.19   1969
TOTALS           1.65              2.49   -0.84     5.08
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.08   -0.03     0.17
DAYS >= .01        16              14.3     1.7       17
DAYS >= .10         7               6.8     0.2       11
DAYS >= .50         0               1.2    -1.2        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.28   09/02 TO 09/02           09/11 TO 09/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           13.7   1992
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH         7   09/20/1992
                        09/19/1992
TOTALS            0.0               1.5    -1.5      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               1.5    -1.5      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               1.4    -1.4        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30           09/30 TO 09/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     523               612     -89      543
 SINCE 7/1        876              1103    -227      819
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1         37                20      17       29
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/200    DATE  09/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/170    DATE  09/12

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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