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Understand the Aurora Borealis for Kids
 
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Close up image of a temperature gauge which reads minus fifty two degrees fahrenheit. Did You Know?
From mid-November to mid-March, Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve averages daily high and low temperatures under 10 & -10 degrees Fairenheit, respectively. Temperatures can plummet to over 50 below zero in a matter of hours, even more common is -30 degree highs for a week straight!
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