The recent string of below zero weather across Alaska was a little longer than normal, but certainly nothing unusual.
Fairbanks dropped below zero on Nov. 15 and stayed there through Nov. 22 before once again rising above 0 degrees.
Back in 2006 there was a 16-day below zero cold snap in Fairbanks.
It has been drier than normal at Fairbanks with 6 inches of snow so far this month. November is the snowiest month on average in Fairbanks with about 14 inches on average.