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Nome May 2011


Highlights

Nome reported a mean monthly temperature in May of 38.4°F, 1.3°F above normal. The maximum temperature occurred on the 28th with 75°F, matching the old record high for this day set in 1990. The previous day reported a maximum temperature of 71°F, which surpassed the old record for the 27th of May set in 1974 by 2°F. The minimum temperature for the month of 13°F occurred on the 7th. Precipitation was somewhat below normal, totaling 0.58", which is 78% of the long term mean. The average wind speed for the month was 7.8 mph, and the highest gust observed was 36 mph on the 31st.