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Nome October 2014


Nome's monthly mean temperature was near normal this October, with 29.1°F recorded, just 0.4°F above normal. The lowest temperature for the month was 10°F on the 30th, while the highest was 47°F occurring on both the 1st and 2nd.

Precipitation was less than normal with just 0.63" observed, 0.98" below normal. Snowfall, however, was near normal with 4.9" measured with 4.6" expected. On the 23rd 3.6" of snowfall was measured, breaking the old 1987 record for that day by 1.3". The greatest wind speed occurred on the 26th, at 49 mph from a southeasterly direction, while the mean wind speed was 8.5 mph