Monthly Climate Summary - Fairbanks


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CLMFAI


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK                               
213 PM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016
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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              76   04/30/2009                                    
 LOW              -32   04/03/1944                                    
                        04/11/1911                                    
                        04/10/1911                                    
HIGHEST            67   04/25        60       7       63  04/27       
LOWEST             19   04/02        -3      22       11  04/03       
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.3              44.5     9.8     47.7              
AVG. MINIMUM     30.5              20.6     9.9     25.9              
MEAN             42.4              32.5     9.9     36.8              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               4.1    -4.1        2              
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              27.3    -5.3       26              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.2    -2.2        0              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.06   2002                                          
 MINIMUM            T   2000                                          
TOTALS           0.52              0.31    0.21     0.16              
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.01              
DAYS >= .01         6               3.6     2.4        3              
DAYS >= .10         3               0.9     2.1        0              
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   04/26 TO 04/27           04/11 TO 04/12       
                                                          04/11 TO 04/11
                                                          04/11 TO 04/11

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            3.7               2.9     0.8      2.1              
SINCE 7/1        60.0              64.1    -4.1     43.8              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                12     -11        6              
DAYS >= TRACE       3               2.8     0.2        8              
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.9     0.1        1              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   04/03                         13  04/06       
                                                          04/05       
                                                          04/04       
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   MM                       04/11 TO 04/11       
                                                          04/11 TO 04/11
                                                          04/11 TO 04/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     671               974    -303      841              
 SINCE 7/1      11473             13024   -1551    11835              
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0              
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/030    DATE  04/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/060    DATE  04/21

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                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1                                           
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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