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Utqiaġvik October 2014


Highlights

Barrow recorded a monthly mean temperature of 21.3°F, 4.1°F above the 17.2°F normal this October. The warmest temperature for the month was 34°F on the 1st, while the coldest was 4°F on both the 25th and 31st

Precipitation was higher than normal, with 1.02" recorded for the month, 0.61" above normal, and snowfall followed this trend with 13.3" measured, 146% of the 9.1" normally observed. Snow Depth was 5" at the end of the month. The highest wind speed was 50 mph from the northeast on the 20th, while the mean wind speed was 16.3 mph