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Nome November 2015


Nome had a November mean monthly temperature of 21.5°F, 4.6°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 40°F on the 2nd, while the lowest was -7°F on the 17th.

Precipitation was only 0.73" above normal, with 1.95" measured and 1.22" expected. The precipitation equivalent of 0.92" that fell on the 8th broke the old record for that day of 0.42" set in 2000. Snowfall was 129% of normal, with 15.6" recorded, 3.5" above the normal 12.1". Nome's average wind speed was 12.2 mph, while the highest wind speed was 51 mph blowing from a southwesterly direction on the 9th.