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Utqiaġvik November 2016


November’s mean monthly temperature for Barrow was 13.3°F, 12.6°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was just below freezing, at 31°F on both the 1st and 2nd, while the lowest temperature was -21°F on the 27th.

Precipitation was higher than normal, with 0.43” measured, 0.22” above normal. Snowfall was slightly above normal with 6.2” recorded, just 0.5” above normal. The average wind speed was 10.7 mph while the highest wind speed was 39 mph from a northeasterly direction on both the 2nd and 3rd.