Fairbanks January 2010

Temperatures in Fairbanks averaged -13.7°F at the airport, 4.0°F below normal for January. The high temperature was 17°F on the 7th, and the low was -41°F on the 12th. Heating degree-days totaled 2345, 120dd more than the average of 2315.

Precipitation totaled 0.02”, just 4% of normal. 1.1 inch of snowfall was recorded this month, 9.1” less than the normal January total, and the second lowest January snowfall on record. 10 inches of snow was still on the ground at the start of February.