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Nome May 2015


May’s mean monthly temperature in Nome was recorded as 41.1°F, 4.3°F over the long-term mean of 36.8°F. The lowest temperature for the month was 22°F occurring on both the 1st and the 3rd, while the highest was a nice 71°F on the 31st.

Precipitation was higher than normal, with 1.49°F measured, 173% of the normal amount. No snowfall was measured for the month, while 2.3” is the long-term normal. The average wind speed was 8.9 mph while the greatest wind speed was 36 mph occurring on the 20th, blowing from a southeasterly direction.