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Fairbanks October 2015


Fairbanks had a mean monthly temperature for October of 31.8°F, 7.6°F above normal. The lowest temperature for the month was -1°F on the 31st, while the highest was 50°F on the 11th.

Precipitation was as expected with 0.83" measured, and 0.83" expected. Snowfall, however, was much lighter than normal at 3.8", just 35% of the 10.8" normally expected. The highest wind speed was 42 mph on the 14th from a northwesterly direction, while the average wind speed was just 4.0 mph.