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Nome March 2016


Nome had a mean monthly temperature of 11.6°F, 1.3°F above normal this March. The highest temperature for the month was 33°F on both the 1st and 2nd, while the lowest temperature was -9°F on the 15th and 16th.

Precipitation was much less than normal; just 0.04" recorded while 0.65" were expected. Snowfall was just a mere 6% of normal with 0.5" measured and 8.9" expected. The average wind speed was 6.9 mph while the highest wind speed was 57 mph on the 31st from a northeasterly direction.