Monthly Climate Summary - Fairbanks


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CLMFAI


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK                               
240 PM AKST SUN FEB 1 2015
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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              52   01/16/2009                                    
 LOW              -66   01/14/1934                                    
HIGHEST            31   01/15        29       2       45  01/24       
LOWEST            -43   01/27       -44       1      -41  01/13       
                        01/26                             01/12       
AVG. MAXIMUM      1.2               1.1     0.1     16.4              
AVG. MINIMUM    -14.2             -16.9     2.7     -1.1              
MEAN             -6.5              -7.9     1.4      7.6              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32     31              29.6     1.4       26              
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31              
DAYS MIN <= 0      23              25.5    -2.5       15              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.71   1937                                          
 MINIMUM         0.01   1966                                          
TOTALS           0.15              0.58   -0.43     0.22              
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.02   -0.02     0.01              
DAYS >= .01         4               8.5    -4.5       10              
DAYS >= .10         0               2.0    -2.0        0              
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.09   01/23 TO 01/23           

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           65.6   1937                                             
 24 HR TOTAL     15.5   01/19/1937                       
 SNOW DEPTH        62   01/20/1937                                    
TOTALS            4.6              10.3    -5.7      2.5              
SINCE 7/1        29.6              48.2   -18.6     35.8              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     11                15      -4       17              
DAYS >= TRACE      16              10.1     5.9       15              
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.2    -2.2        0              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   01/29                                
                        01/28                                
                        01/27                                
 24 HR TOTAL      1.9   01/23                       

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2207              2260     -53     1771              
 SINCE 7/1       7682              8532    -850     7455              
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0              
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              1.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    15/350    DATE  01/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    18/360    DATE  01/01

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50


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          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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