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

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...THE MCGRATH AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              55   03/20/1998
 LOW              -51   03/17/1966
                        03/02/1956
HIGHEST            37   03/31        MM      MM       41  03/31
                        03/18
LOWEST            -17   03/01        MM      MM      -29  03/08
                                                          03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     29.3              24.8     4.5     18.7
AVG. MINIMUM      7.2              -1.6     8.8    -13.3
MEAN             18.2              11.6     6.6      2.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     24              21.2     2.8       30
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.4     0.6       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      10              17.2    -7.2       27

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.82   1991
 MINIMUM            T   2017
                        1986
                        1961
TOTALS           0.99              0.81    0.18        T
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00        T
DAYS >= .01        16               8.7     7.3        0
DAYS >= .10         4               2.7     1.3        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.16   03/16 TO 03/16           03/29 TO 03/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.8   1990
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        68   03/04/1990
                        03/03/1990
TOTALS           18.1              11.3     6.8        T
SINCE 7/1        80.6              91.3   -10.7     48.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     25                26      -1       13
DAYS >= TRACE      21               9.2    11.8        2
DAYS >= 1.0         7               3.6     3.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        28   03/17                         14  03/03
                                                          03/02
                                                          03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   03/16 TO 03/16           03/29 TO 03/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1442              1655    -213     1923
 SINCE 7/1       9944             11887   -1943    11681
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/290    DATE  03/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/300    DATE  03/20

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                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     11

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

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