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Utqiaġvik October 2010


The average temperature in Barrow was 22.5°F in October, substantially above normal by 7.9°F. This is the 3rd consecutive month with above normal temperatures. The high temperature for the month was 32°F on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th, and the low temperature was 7°F on the 31st. The total precipitation for the month was 0.33”, 15% below normal. Snowfall was recorded at 8.6”, and the snow depth was 4” at the end of the month. Winds averaged 16.8 mph and the highest gust reported was 40 mph on the 30th.