Fairbanks September 2016

September’s mean monthly temperature in Fairbanks was 46.2°F, 1.3°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 70°F on the 3rd while the lowest was 26°F on the 30th.

Precipitation was heavier than normal, nearly double, with 2.08” measured and 1.10” expected. Trace amounts of snowfall were also measured, while 1.8” is normal. The average wind speed was 4.6 mph while the highest wind speed was 30 mph on the 12th and 13th from a southwesterly direction and on the 28th from a westerly direction.