Monthly Climate Summary - Fairbanks


CXAK59 PAFG 011943
CLMFAI


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK                               
1034 AM AKST THU JAN 1 2015
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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              58   12/05/1934                                    
 LOW              -62   12/29/1961                                    
                        12/28/1961                                    
HIGHEST            37   12/31        30       7       32  12/09       
                                                          12/08       
LOWEST            -20   12/27       -40      20      -41  12/26       
AVG. MAXIMUM     16.5               4.8    11.7      3.6              
AVG. MINIMUM     -0.4             -12.9    12.5    -12.6              
MEAN              8.0              -4.1    12.1     -4.5              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32     30              29.5     0.5       31              
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31              
DAYS MIN <= 0      17              25.3    -8.3       26              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.23   1984                                          
 MINIMUM            T   1969                                          
TOTALS           0.93              0.64    0.29     0.78              
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.03              
DAYS >= .01        11               9.0     2.0       12              
DAYS >= .10         2               1.6     0.4        2              
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.39   12/02 TO 12/02           

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           50.7   1984                                             
 24 HR TOTAL     14.7   12/18/1965 TO 12/19/1965                      
 SNOW DEPTH        46   12/29/1990                                    
TOTALS           15.2              12.1     3.1     14.3              
SINCE 7/1        25.0              37.9   -12.9     33.3              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      9                11      -2       15              
DAYS >= TRACE      19              10.8     8.2       17              
DAYS >= 1.0         4               4.0     0.0        5              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   12/27                         21  12/22       
                        12/26                                         
 24 HR TOTAL      4.7   12/2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1757              2141    -384     2147              
 SINCE 7/1       5475              6272    -797     5684              
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 1/1         27                61     -34      226              
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              2.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    18/020    DATE  12/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    24/010    DATE  12/09

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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