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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
144 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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...THE FAIRBANKS AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 2016...

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         57    312 PM  72    2014  55      2       61       
  MINIMUM         40    300 AM   0    1945  32      8       30       
  AVERAGE         49                        44      5       46      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.02          0.35 1923   0.02   0.00     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.44                      0.05   0.39     0.00    
  SINCE MAR 1      1.49                      0.61   0.88     0.65    
  SINCE JAN 1      1.55                      1.61  -0.06     1.28    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.0  1923   0.1   -0.1      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0     
  SINCE MAR 1      7.4                       8.0   -0.6     10.2     
  SINCE JUL 1     60.0                      64.3   -4.3     43.8     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       16                        21     -5       19       
  MONTH TO DATE   50                        65    -15       63       
  SINCE MAR 1   2117                      2699   -582     2431       
  SINCE JUL 1  11523                     13089  -1566    11898       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)      

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         
  FOG                                                                

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    96                                                       
 LOWEST     38                                                       
 AVERAGE    67                                                       

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THE FAIRBANKS AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        69      1907                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33         9      1945                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 04 2016..........SUNRISE  506 AM AKDT   SUNSET  1034 PM AKDT
MAY 05 2016..........SUNRISE  502 AM AKDT   SUNSET  1038 PM AKDT

                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT. 

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SNOW DEPTH IS MEASURED AT 3AM AKST/4AM AKDT

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AVAILABLE DAYLIGHT

AMOUNT OF DAYLIGHT TODAY  (HOUR:MIN)........17:28
GAIN SINCE YESTERDAY........................7 MINUTES
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DJH MAY 16

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