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Utqiaġvik October 2015


October's mean monthly temperature in Barrow was 3.4°F above normal, at 20.6°F. The highest temperature for the month was 32°F occurring on both the 1st and 3rd, while the lowest was 1°F on the 29th.

Precipitation was lighter than normal with 0.27" measured and 0.41" expected. Snowfall was just 45% of normal, with 4.1" observed. The average wind speed was 12.3 mph, while the highest wind speed was 38 mph on the 10th from an easterly direction.