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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
702 PM AKST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              58   12/05/1934
 LOW              -62   12/29/1961
                        12/28/1961
HIGHEST            32   12/31        30       2       41  12/13
                        12/01
LOWEST            -25   12/20       -40      15      -26  12/29
AVG. MAXIMUM      8.3               4.8     3.5     18.1
AVG. MINIMUM     -8.2             -12.9     4.7     -0.2
MEAN              0.1              -4.1     4.2      9.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     31              29.5     1.5       27
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      22              25.3    -3.3       13

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.23   1984
 MINIMUM            T   1969
TOTALS           0.42              0.64   -0.22     0.38
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               9.0    -1.0        8
DAYS >= .10         1               1.6    -0.6        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.10   12/11 TO 12/11           12/19 TO 12/19

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            7.5              12.1    -4.6      7.0
SINCE 7/1        21.7              37.9   -16.2     36.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      9                11      -2       12
DAYS >= TRACE      18              10.8     7.2       17
DAYS >= 1.0         4               4.0     0.0        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   12/21                         14  12/22
                        12/20                             12/21
                        12/19                             12/20
 24 HR TOTAL      1.7   12/18 TO 12/18           12/19 TO 12/19

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2004              2141    -137     1729
 SINCE 7/1       5393              6272    -879     5294
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1         54                61      -7      104
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              1.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/240    DATE  12/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/210    DATE  12/02

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

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

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