Monthly Climate Summary - Fairbanks


CXAK59 PAFG 040305
CLMFAI


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK                               
659 PM AKDT FRI JUN 3 2016
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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S         
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)      
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   05/28/1947                                    
 LOW                    05/09/1964                                    
HIGHEST            82   05/14        75       7       86  05/23       
LOWEST             31   05/05        27       4       28  05/06       
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.2              61.0     3.2     69.2              
AVG. MINIMUM     42.7              37.8     4.9     41.3              
MEAN             53.4              49.4     4.0     55.3              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               5.9    -4.9        4              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.96   2004                                          
 MINIMUM         0.04   2011                                          
TOTALS           0.78              0.60    0.18     0.29              
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.01              
DAYS >= .01         9               7.1     1.9        3              
DAYS >= .10         2               1.7     0.3        2              
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   05/02 TO 05/03           05/09 TO 05/09       

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.1   1992                                          
 24 HR TOTAL      9.4   05/12/1992 TO 05/12/1992                      
 SNOW DEPTH        29   05/04/1937                                    
TOTALS            0.0               0.9    -0.9      0.0              
SINCE 7/1        60.0              65.0    -5.0     43.8              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0              
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.8    -0.8        0              
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM          
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   
DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     355               485    -130      296              
 SINCE 7/1      11828             13509   -1681    12131              
COOLING TOTAL       6                 1       5        2              
 SINCE 1/1          6                 1       5        2              
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/280    DATE  05/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/270    DATE  05/24

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     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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