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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
351 AM AKDT THU MAY 3 2018

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              68   04/29/2009
 LOW              -40   04/01/1985
HIGHEST            54   04/12        MM      MM       59  04/24
LOWEST              1   04/05        MM      MM       15  04/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.0              40.8     1.2     48.4
AVG. MINIMUM     23.8              18.6     5.2     24.4
MEAN             32.9              29.7     3.2     36.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               5.6    -3.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              26.7    -3.7       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               3.6    -3.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.78   1964
 MINIMUM         0.01   1943
TOTALS           1.61              0.74    0.87     0.38
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.02    0.03     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               7.4     0.6        5
DAYS >= .10         5               2.3     2.7        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.48   04/28 TO 04/28           04/28 TO 04/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           32.8   1964
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        50   04/04/1946
                        04/03/1946
TOTALS            2.9               5.1    -2.2      2.6
SINCE 7/1        83.5              96.4   -12.9     51.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     16                17      -1        5
DAYS >= TRACE       6               6.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        26   04/02                         12  04/01
                        04/01
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   04/21 TO 04/21           04/28 TO 04/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     953              1059    -106      850
 SINCE 7/1      10897             12946   -2049    12531
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/210    DATE  04/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/020    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  3
  0
  0
  2
  0
  0
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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