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CXAK59 PAFG 011756
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK                               
950 AM AKDT FRI MAY 1 2015
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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S         
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)      
                                          NORMAL                      
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   04/30/2009                                    
 LOW              -32   04/03/1944                                    
                        04/11/1911                                    
                        04/10/1911                                    
HIGHEST            63   04/27        60       3       61  04/30       
LOWEST             11   04/03        -3      14      -13  04/10       
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.7              44.5     3.2     47.1              
AVG. MINIMUM     25.9              20.6     5.3     20.7              
MEAN             36.8              32.5     4.3     33.9              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               4.1    -2.1        5              
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              27.3    -1.3       24              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.2    -2.2        3              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.06   2002                                          
 MINIMUM            T   2000                                          
TOTALS           0.16              0.31   -0.15     0.20              
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01              
DAYS >= .01         3               3.6    -0.6        2              
DAYS >= .10         0               0.9    -0.9        2              
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   04/11 TO 04/12           

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.1   1948                                       
 24 HR TOTAL     10.8   04/01/1948 TO 04/01/1948                      
 SNOW DEPTH        51   04/01/1991                                    
TOTALS            2.1               2.9    -0.8      2.9              
SINCE 7/1        43.8              64.1   -20.3     48.9              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                12      -6       11              
DAYS >= TRACE       8               2.8     5.2        3              
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.9     0.1        2              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   04/06                                
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   04/11 TO 04/11           

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     841               974    -133      925              
 SINCE 7/1      11835             13024   -1189    11893              
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0              
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/260    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/260    DATE  04/19

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                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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