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Nome February 2013


Nome had a mean temperature for February of -0.3°F, a substantial 7.7°F below the normal value of 7.4°F. Temperatures varied considerably, with two cold spells during the second half of the month. The maximum temperature was reported at 27°F on the 10th. The minimum temperature for the month was observed on the 25th at a chilly -30°F.

February had below normal precipitation with a total of 0.36". This is 39% of the normal amount of 0.93". Snowfall was also light with a total of 7.5", 61% of the normal of 12.2". The average monthly wind speed was 7.3 mph, while the maximum wind speed was 41 mph, and occurred on the 20th of the month, blowing from a northeasterly direction.