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Nome January 2010


The average temperature in Nome was 1.6°F, 4.2°F below normal for January. The high for the month was 26°F, which occurred on the 29th and the low of -28°F fell on the 21st. Due to the cold, heating degree-days were 128dd more than normal with 1964 for the month. 0.16” of precipitation was recorded on Nome this month, which is only 17% of average. Snowfall was reported on 9 days and totaled 3.3”, which is only 25% of normal. Only 15” of snow was on the ground by the start of February.