First of all, a big thanks to Brian and Richard for keeping DEEP COLD the blog, going. It's definitely become a collaborative endeavor.
Temperatures in Fairbanks have been much more variable lately than we've seen much of the past year. Here's an update (through Dec 20) of my usual standardized temperature departure graphics. Recall that standardizing is just a way of doing an "apples to apples" comparison for things like Interior Alaska temperatures were the potential variability differs greatly from winter to summer.