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Nome May 2014


Nome had a monthly mean temperature, this May, of 35.1°F, 1.7°F below the normal of 36.8°F. The highest temperature recorded for the month was 55°F on the 22nd, while the lowest was 20°F on the 5th.

In May 1.32" of precipitation fell, 0.46" above the normal of 0.86". Snowfall was near normal in Nome, with 2.6" recorded, just 0.3" above the normal amount of 2.3". The average wind speed was 9.1 mph, while the highest wind speed recorded for the month was 35 mph blowing from a westerly direction on the 31st.