Monthly Climate Summary - Fairbanks


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CLMFAI


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK                               
221 PM AKDT SAT NOV 1 2014
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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S         
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)      
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   10/01/2003                                    
                        10/01/2003                                    
 LOW              -28   10/26/1935                                    
HIGHEST            46   10/02        51      -5       57  10/19       
                                                          10/18       
LOWEST              1   10/31        -6       7       16  10/26       
                        10/29                                         
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.5              31.9    -0.4     44.0              
AVG. MINIMUM     18.9              16.5     2.4     28.2              
MEAN             25.2              24.2     1.0     36.1              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32     15              15.0     0.0        2              
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              29.3     1.7       23              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               3.6    -3.6        0              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.40   1935                                          
 MINIMUM         0.08   1954                                          
TOTALS           0.44              0.83   -0.39     0.59              
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.02              
DAYS >= .01         6              11.2    -5.2        9              
DAYS >= .10         2               2.8    -0.8        2              
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   10/03 TO 10/04           

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.2   1935                                            
 24 HR TOTAL     12.5   10/29/1946 TO 10/29/1946                      
 SNOW DEPTH        22   10/29/1935                                    
TOTALS            5.7              10.8    -5.1      0.7              
SINCE 7/1         6.0              12.6    -6.6      1.4              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 4      -2        0              
DAYS >= TRACE      18              10.2     7.8        9              
DAYS >= 1.0         2               4.2    -2.2        0              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   10/05                          1  10/31       
 24 HR TOTAL      2.8   10/03 TO 10/04           

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1228              1265     -37      886              
 SINCE 7/1       2098              2259    -161     1775              
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 1/1         27                61     -34      226              
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/350    DATE  10/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    27/340    DATE  10/20

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70


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          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3                                           
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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