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Nome October 2012


Nome had a mean temperature for October of 30.6°F, 1.9°F above the normal value of 28.7°F. The maximum temperature was reported at 47°F on the 3rd. The minimum temperature for the month was observed on the 28thand 31stat 14°F.
Like September, October had below normal precipitation with a total of 1.36". This is 0.25" under the normal amount of 1.61". Snowfall totaled 2.1", 2.5" under the normal. The average monthly wind speed was 9.4 mph, while the maximum wind speed was 49 mph, and occurred on the 5thof the month blowing from an easterly direction.