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Fairbanks January 2017


Fairbanks’ January mean monthly temperature was -9.5°F, 1.6°F below normal. The highest temperature for the month was 25°F on the 26th, while the lowest was -51°F on the 18th.

Precipitation was 0.38” higher than normal, with 0.96” measured and 0.58” expected. Snowfall was 165% of normal with 17.0” measured, and 10.3” normally expected. The average wind speed was 1.9 mph, while the highest was 43 mph from a southwesterly direction on the 5th.