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Fairbanks April 2011


In Fairbanks the average temperature was 31.8°F, 0.1°F above the long term mean for April. The high temperature for the month was 59°F on the 23rd and 24th, and the lowest temperature of the month was -15°F on the 1st. Precipitation for April was low with 0.07", only 1/3 of the expected value. Snow depth at the beginning of the month was 21", twice as much as the previous year, and on the 27th it had melted. Wind speed averaged 5.5 mph and the highest gust was 33 mph on the 6th.