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Nome August 2013


Nome was warmer than normal for August, with a monthly mean of 53.0°F, 2.9°F above the expected mean of 50.1°F. Temperatures tended to be just above normal until just before the end of the month. The warmest temperature for the month was observed on the 7th at 72°F. The coldest temperature of the month was 33°F, recorded on the 29th.

Precipitation was heavy with 4.21" recorded, 0.99" more than the expected amount, and precipitation was reported on 24 days of the month. The average wind speed was 7.3 mph, while the fastest wind speed for the month was 32 mph from a southeasterly direction on the 25th.