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Nome January 2017


The mean monthly temperature for Nome in January was 5.8°F, 0.6°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 2°F above freezing, at 34°F on both the 1st and 26th, while the lowest temperature was -28°F on the 18th and 19th.

Precipitation was 0.72”, 0.22” below normal, while snowfall was also lighter than normal, with 10.4” measured and 12.7” normally expected. The average wind speed was 7.8 mph while the highest wind speed was 46 mph from easterly direction on the 30th.