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Nome July 2016


Nome was slightly cooler than normal, with a mean monthly temperature of 51.8°F this August, 0.4°F below normal. The highest temperature for the month was 77°F on the 1st, while the lowest was 36°F on the 31st.

Precipitation was 181% of normal, with 3.82” measured and 2.11” expected. The total rainfall of 1.43" on the 29th set a new daily record, breaking the old record of 1.21"from 1991. The average wind speed was 9.3 mph, while the highest was 35 mph from a southwesterly direction on the 3rd.