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King Salmon May 2012


King Salmon reported an average temperature of 41.1°F, 3.1°F below normal. The high temperature was 62°F on 23rdof May, while the low temperature of 22°F occurred on the 13th. The minimum of the 13thtied the old record low set in 1965.
The precipitation total was measured as 1.62", 30% above the normal of 1.25". The snowfall on the 4thof 1.8" surpassed the old record for this day of 1.0", set in 1971. The rainfall on the 10thMay of 0.33" set also a new record by topping the old record from 1991 of 0.32". Average wind speed was 9.3 mph and the highest gust was recorded at 38 mph on both the 18thand 28th, blowing from an easterly direction.