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King Salmon August 2012


In King Salmon the average temperature was 53.0°F, 1.6°F below the long term mean, and warmer than the July 2012 mean of 52.3°F. The maximum temperature (73°F) for the month was reported on the 12th, while the minimum temperature occurred on the 28thand just hit freezing at 32°F.
King Salmon had a lower than normal amount of precipitation with a total of 2.64", 0.31" below the long-term mean. The average wind speed was 7.8 mph, and the highest gust of 51 mph occurred on the 18thblowing from a southerly direction.