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Fairbanks May 2010


The average temperature for the month in Fairbanks was 54°F, which is 5.2°F above the mean, the third warmest May on record.  The high temperature was 82°F on the 27th, and the low was 29°F on the 6th.  Only 0.24" of precipitation was recorded, which is 40% below normal for the month.  A small storm front blew through the area on the 5th, dropping a trace of snow that disappeared by the 6th. Winds averaged 4.6 mph and the highest gust was 29 mph on the 18th.