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Nome May 2017


Nome had a mean monthly temperature of 38.7°F this May, 1.9°F above the normal of 36.8°F. The highest temperature for the month was 60°F on the 12th, while the lowest value was 25°F on the 15th.

Precipitation was above normal with 0.94” measured, 9% above the normal of 0.86". The total rainfall of 0.30" on the 26th broke the old daily record of 0.22" set way back in 1918. The average wind speed was 8.3 mph while the highest was 42 mph from a northeasterly direction on the 7th.