An Alaskan Weather and Climate Blog: All Science, No Politics
Sunday, August 25, 2013
Wet Week in Fairbanks
In the past week, Fairbanks airport received 1.54" of rain, the highest weekly precipitation total since late July 2010. The long-term history tells us that Fairbanks sees a week this wet (or wetter) about once every other year, on average.
The year-to-date precipitation chart below shows that approximately half of the summer precipitation deficit has been made up with the recent change to wet weather.