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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
1034 AM AKST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              58   12/05/1934
 LOW              -62   12/29/1961
                        12/28/1961
HIGHEST            37   12/31        30       7       32  12/09
                                                          12/08
LOWEST            -20   12/27       -40      20      -41  12/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     16.5               4.8    11.7      3.6
AVG. MINIMUM     -0.4             -12.9    12.5    -12.6
MEAN              8.0              -4.1    12.1     -4.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     30              29.5     0.5       31
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      17              25.3    -8.3       26

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.23   1984
 MINIMUM            T   1969
TOTALS           0.93              0.64    0.29     0.78
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01        11               9.0     2.0       12
DAYS >= .10         2               1.6     0.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.39   12/02 TO 12/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           50.7   1984
 24 HR TOTAL     14.7   12/18/1965 TO 12/19/1965
 SNOW DEPTH        46   12/29/1990
TOTALS           15.2              12.1     3.1     14.3
SINCE 7/1        25.0              37.9   -12.9     33.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      9                11      -2       15
DAYS >= TRACE      19              10.8     8.2       17
DAYS >= 1.0         4               4.0     0.0        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   12/27                         21  12/22
                        12/26
 24 HR TOTAL      4.7   12/2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1757              2141    -384     2147
 SINCE 7/1       5475              6272    -797     5684
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1         27                61     -34      226
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              2.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    18/020    DATE  12/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    24/010    DATE  12/09

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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