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Fairbanks April 2015


April for Fairbanks was 4.3°F warmer than normal, with an observed monthly mean of 36.8°F. Temperatures during the month generally increased as it went on. The warmest temperature for the month was 63°F on the 27th, while the lowest was 11°F on the 3rd.

Precipitation was lighter than normal, with 0.16" of precipitation recorded, 0.15" less than the 0.31" normally expected. Snowfall was also less than normal, with 2.1" measured, 72% of normal. The average wind speed was 5.2 mph, with a highest wind speed of 47 mph occurring on the 19th from a westerly direction.