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Fairbanks November 2012

In Fairbanks the average temperature for November was -8.8°F, a remarkable 11.4°F below the long-term mean. The lowest temperature for the month was -31°F on the 30th, while the highest temperature was 22°F on the 10th. With the exception of a couple days around the 10th, temperatures tended to be on the cold side throughout the month, and this resulted in the 6th coldest November on record. No new record temperature events were recorded.
Precipitation was below normal in November, with a total of 0.29", 0.38" below the expected value of 0.67". Snowfall totaled 4.2" for the month, 9.0" below normal. Fairbanks reported less than half the normal snowfall for the season. The mean wind speed was 2.5 mph, with a maximum gust of 24 mph on the 19th, blowing from a northeasterly direction.

Anchorage November 2012

Anchorage was cooler than normal in November, with an average temperature of 17.7°F, 4.5°F below the expected temperature. The maximum temperature (33°F) occurred on the 2nd and 11th, while the minimum temperature (2°F) occurred on the 21st. November temperatures tended to be colder than normal with the exception of a few days around the 13th.
Precipitation was very low at 0.23", only 20% of normal of 1.16". Snowfall totaled 3.3", 9.8" below the expected amount. Anchorage reported less than half the normal snowfall for the winter season so far. The average wind speed was 5.9 mph.

Barrow November 2012

Barrow experienced the eighth month in a row with above normal temperatures this November. The mean value was 5.9°F, a positive deviation of 5.2°F above the normal of 0.7°F. Temperatures tended at or above normal for the month. The lowest temperature (-16°F) occurred on the 22nd, while the highest temperature (29°F) was reported on the 8thand 9th.
Precipitation in Barrow (0.48") was heavy at 129% above the normal value of 0.21". Snowfall totaled 14.8", 9.1" above normal. Trace amounts or more of precipitation was recorded on 27 days of the month. The average wind speed was 10.1 mph, while the maximum gust (39 mph) occurred on the 13th, blowing from a westerly direction.

Delta Junction November 2012

In Delta Junction the mean temperature for November (-6.5°F) was an astounding 12.7°F below the long-term normal of 6.2°F. The highest temperature (20°F) was observed on the 11th, while the lowest temperature hit -34°F on the 30th. No new records were set, but temperatures stayed significantly below normal for nearly all of the month, with the exception of a week around the 11th.
Precipitation was very light with a reported total of 0.30", a mere 48% of the expected amount (0.63").

Juneau November 2012

The average temperature in Juneau for November was 29.7°F, 3.7°F below the long-term mean. This is also the seventh consecutive month with below normal temperatures. The maximum temperature of the month was 44°F on the 5th, while the minimum was 11°F and occurred on the 30th.
Total precipitation was lower than normal at 4.59"; this represents only 77% of the expected amount of 5.99". Total snowfall for the month was 15.4", 2.3" above normal. The average wind speed was 5.0 mph, and the maximum wind speed of 46 mph occurred on the 14th, blowing from an easterly direction.

Ketchikan November 2012

Ketchikan reported an average temperature this November of 39.9°F, 1.5°F above the long-term mean of 38.4°F. The maximum temperature for the month was 53°F, which occurred on the 4th, while the minimum (21°F) was reported on the 1st, and this was a new daily record low, the old record of 24°F was set in 1984. For most the rest of the month, temperatures stayed around normal.
Precipitation was near normal, totaling 17.11", or just 3% above of the long term mean of 16.63".

King Salmon November 2012

In King Salmon the average temperature for November was 15.2°F, a significant 7.7°F below the long-term mean of 22.9°F. Temperatures were below normal for most of the month with the exception of a about week around the 12th. The minimum temperature (-4°F) for the month was reported on the 23rd and the 29th, while the maximum temperature occurred on the 9th at 50°F, tying the daily record high set in 1993.
King Salmon experienced a greater than normal amount of precipitation with a total of 1.60", 0.21", or 15%, above the long-term mean. Total monthly snowfall was 2.9", 4.0" below normal. The average wind speed was 11.1 mph, and the highest gust of 44 mph occurred on the 2nd, blowing from a northerly direction.

Kodiak November 2012

Kodiak was slightly above normal for November, having a mean temperature of 34.4°F, 0.5°F above than the expected mean of 33.9°F. The maximum temperature for the month (46°F) was observed on the 11th and 12th, and the minimum temperature was 20°F, reported on the 1st. Temperatures were mixed throughout the month, but stayed near the normal range.
Precipitation was light at just 66% of normal with a total of 4.54", 2.33" under the normal amount of 6.87". The average wind speed was 12.9 mph, while the highest wind gust occurred on the 2nd at 63 mph, blowing from a northerly direction.

Nome November 2012

Nome had a mean temperature for November of 14.5°F, 2.4°F below the normal value of 16.9°F. The maximum temperature was reported at 31°F on the 9th and 10th. The minimum temperature for the month was observed on the 22nd at -6°F.
Like September and October, November had below normal precipitation with an astonishing low total of 0.02". This is just 2% of the normal amount of 1.22". Snowfall totaled 0.2", again just 2% of the normal of 12.1". The average monthly wind speed was 5.4 mph, while the maximum wind speed was 47 mph, and occurred on the 14th of the month, blowing from an easterly direction.

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