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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
343 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

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...THE FAIRBANKS AK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 22 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0300 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM        -18   1207 AM  37    2008   1    -19        4       
                                      1962                          
  MINIMUM        -36    914 AM -60    1906 -17    -19      -14       
  AVERAGE        -27                        -8    -19       -5      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            T             0.30 1963   0.02  -0.02      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.86                      0.43   0.43      T      
  SINCE DEC 1      2.82                      1.07   1.75     0.07    
  SINCE JAN 1      0.86                      0.43   0.43      T      
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            T             4.1  1963   0.3   -0.3       T      
  MONTH TO DATE   14.4                       7.6    6.8      0.6     
  SINCE DEC 1     47.3                      19.7   27.6      1.7     
  SINCE JUL 1     52.5                      45.5    7.0     51.8     
  SNOW DEPTH      21                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           92                        73     19       70       
  MONTH TO DATE 1703                      1610     93     1378       
  SINCE DEC 1   3969                      3751    218     3450       
  SINCE JUL 1   7739                      7882   -143     7238       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED     6   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)      

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT SNOW                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    86                                                       
 LOWEST     77                                                       
 AVERAGE    82                                                       

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THE FAIRBANKS AK CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)    1        39      1981                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)  -17       -60      1906                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 22 2017..........SUNRISE  1006 AM AKST   SUNSET  401 PM AKST
JANUARY 23 2017..........SUNRISE  1003 AM AKST   SUNSET  404 PM AKST

                                                                    
-  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)........5:55
GAIN SINCE YESTERDAY........................7 MINUTES
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HFL JAN 17

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