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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
626 AM AKDT WED APR 4 2018

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 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              56   03/31/1994
                        03/24/1915
                        03/21/1915
 LOW              -56   03/13/1911
                        03/12/1911
HIGHEST            40   03/13        45      -5       48  03/31
LOWEST            -29   03/01       -27      -2      -39  03/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.7              25.4     2.3     13.2
AVG. MINIMUM      3.5              -2.5     6.0    -19.1
MEAN             15.6              11.4     4.2     -3.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     24              20.3     3.7       30
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.9     0.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      14              17.2    -3.2       28

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.72   1921
 MINIMUM            T   1998
TOTALS           0.58              0.25    0.33     0.17
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               4.8     3.2        3
DAYS >= .10         2               0.4     1.6        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   03/14 TO 03/14           03/30 TO 03/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.1   1921
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   03/06/1921 TO 03/06/1921
 SNOW DEPTH        56   03/25/1991
TOTALS            8.9               4.9     4.0      3.5
SINCE 7/1        83.2              61.2    22.0     81.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     29                18      11       27
DAYS >= TRACE      15               5.9     9.1        6
DAYS >= 1.0         5               1.3     3.7        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        31   03/05                         31  03/01
                        03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   03/14 TO 03/14           03/30 TO 03/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1523              1660    -137     2099
 SINCE 7/1      10748             12050   -1302    12229
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/270    DATE  03/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/270    DATE  03/19

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                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      2
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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