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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
159 PM AKST TUE JAN 3 2017

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...THE NOME AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1906 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              43   12/20/1969
 LOW              -42   12/29/1929
HIGHEST            35   12/31        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST            -15   12/06        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        12/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     20.9              16.8     4.1       MM
AVG. MINIMUM      5.1               2.2     2.9       MM
MEAN             13.0               9.5     3.5       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32     28              27.1     0.9       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.5     0.5       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0      16              13.9     2.1       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.84   1931
 MINIMUM            T   1917
TOTALS           1.07              1.08   -0.01       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00       MM
DAYS >= .01        15              11.9     3.1       MM
DAYS >= .10         2               3.8    -1.8       MM
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.41   12/29 TO 12/29                MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.1   1931
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        46   12/31/1994
                        12/30/1994
                        12/29/1994
TOTALS           16.0              14.5     1.5       MM
SINCE 7/1        24.6              31.8    -7.2       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      8                 9      -1       MM
DAYS >= TRACE      19              12.1     6.9       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         5               4.9     0.1       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        18   12/31                         MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      4.4   MM                            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1602              1720    -118       MM
 SINCE 7/1       5217              5813    -596       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       MM
 SINCE 1/1          0                 3      -3       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/200    DATE  12/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/200    DATE  12/30

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                2     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

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