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Nome October 2013


Nome's mean temperature for October was 35.6°F, 6.9°F above the normal amount of 28.7°F. Throughout the month, temperatures were either within the normal range, or above normal. The highest temperature was observed on the 12th and 13th, at 44°F. The coldest occurred with a low of 17°F on the 31st.

Precipitation was heavy and totaled 3.55", 120% above the normal amount 1.61".  Snowfall was very light at 0.5", just 11% of the normal 4.6". Mean monthly wind speed was calculated as 10.8 mph and the highest gust was recorded on the 24th at 53 mph, blowing from a northerly direction.