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Nome December 2016


Nome had a mean monthly temperature of 13.0°F this December, 3.5°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 35°F on the 31st while the lowest was -15°F on both the 2nd and the 6th.

Precipitation was near normal, with 1.07” measured, just 0.01” below normal. Snowfall was heavier than normal with 16.0” measured, 1.5” above the mean. The average wind speed was 10.9 mph, while the highest wind speed was 55 mph from a southwesterly direction on the 30th.