Fairbanks Sees Shortest Summer Thaw Season On Record!

Short Summer Thaw Season

Back in May we had extensive discussion about the unusually cold spring conditions, which broke some longstanding records in Fairbanks – including the latest date with daily mean temperature below freezing (May 18). With the early arrival of freezing conditions this month, it should be no surprise that the length of the continuous summer thaw season was the shortest on record in Fairbanks…

Keep reading here: ak-wx.blogspot.de/.

 

2 responses to “Fairbanks Sees Shortest Summer Thaw Season On Record!”

  1. BobW in NC

    Given this article, what the Arctic ice is doing (http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/old_icecover.uk.php) , and the predicted 6th (?) winter in a row to be severe in Germany, this winter could be “interesting” for the entire NH.

  2. John F. Hultquist

    BobW,
    At the link you have given, note the word “old” therein. The page contains a note about the data and a link at the very end using the phrase “ this page. ”

    That link is:
    http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/icecover.uk.php

    I assume you have the former bookmarked (as I did) and need to change (as I just did).

    OT: did you see that Apple Maps directed folks across a runway at Fairbanks Airport

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24246646