Fairbanks - The Nations #1 Coldest City!
Fairbanks, Alaska, one of the greatest places in the world for Cold Weather Testing. Our extended winter season offers longer, consistent cold weather for various testing needs. Fairbanks has long been the number one choice location of numerous automotive and aviation testers looking to qualify their vehicles and component parts in one of the toughest, coldest and most extreme winter locations in the world.
The State of Alaska priovides detailed up to date information on weather and road conditions around Fairbanks. Click the picture below to find out more information about site specific atmospheric, road and weather conditions. You can also see for yourself with five webcams positioned all over the area.
Fairbanks and Interior Alaska offer more than just extreme cold weather and test conditions. We boast multiple facilities that can provide you with everything from office space and onsite fueling to a 3.26 mile (5.25 km) test track all with skilled and knowledgeable employees.
Fairbanks, the second largest city in Alaska, is easily accessible and presents you with limitless winter activities, boundless resources and a great respect for confidentiality. Making Interior Alaska one of the most preferred cold weather test sites in the world.
Fairbanks is located on a river flood plain and is surrounded by rolling hills that protect Fairbanks from arctic wind conditions. Considered an Arctic Tundra and located close to the Arctic Circle, it is one of the best places in the world to conduct extreme weather testing. Fairbanks’s cold season lasts for 6 months or longer any given year, allowing ample time to evaluate, conduct tests and get results!
So make Fairbanks, Alaska your deep freeze destination. A place where the winters get cold and stay cold!
Cold Weather Data
Fairbanks and Interior Alaska customarily experiences extremely low temperatures. From November to March, in Fairbanks, below-zero (Fahrenheit) temperatures are a rule rather than the exception. Weeklong periods with temperatures staying below – 30 F (-34 C) are not uncommon in December, January, February and even into March. Fairbanks is the most likely place to not only find incredibly cold weather (below -50 F/ -46 C), but also periods of extreme cold lasting up to 10 days or longer.
Winter Averages November 2009 – March 2010
International Falls, Minnesota -8.1º C / 17º F
Fairbanks, Alaska -18.1º C / -.5º F
Delta Junction, Alaska -14.5º C / 6º F
Arjeplog, Sweden -12.2º C / 10º F