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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
548 PM AKDT TUE APR 4 2017

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              55   03/20/1998
 LOW              -51   03/17/1966
                        03/02/1956
HIGHEST            41   03/31        MM      MM       43  03/25
LOWEST            -29   03/08        MM      MM      -16  03/17
                        03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     18.7              24.8    -6.1     28.9
AVG. MINIMUM    -13.3              -1.6   -11.7      5.5
MEAN              2.7              11.6    -8.9     17.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     30              21.2     8.8       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.4     0.6       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      27              17.2     9.8       11

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.82   1991
 MINIMUM            T   2017
                        1986
                        1961
TOTALS              TR             0.81   -0.81     1.01
DAILY AVG.          T              0.03   -0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01         0               8.7    -8.7        8
DAYS >= .10         0               2.7    -2.7        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   03/29 TO 03/29           03/30 TO 03/31
SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.8   1990
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        68   03/04/1990
TOTALS              T              11.3   -11.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1        48.7              91.3   -42.6      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     13                26     -13        1
DAYS >= TRACE       2               9.2    -7.2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               3.6    -3.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   03/03                         28  03/31
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/29 TO 03/29           03/23 TO 03/23
DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1923              1655     268     1473
 SINCE 7/1      11681             11887    -206     2441
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    24/050    DATE  03/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/020    DATE  03/15

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6

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

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