Nome April 2017

 

Nome had a mean monthly temperature of 30.4°F this April, a significant 9.9°F above the normal of 20.5°F. The highest temperature for the month was 51°F on the 30th, while the lowest value was 2°F on the 2nd. The daily high of 48°F on the 24th broke the old record for that day of 47°F set way back in 1940.

 

Precipitation was considerably lower than normal with 0.15” measured, just 20% of the normal of 0.76". Snowfall was likewise very low with just 15% of normal with a total of 1.1". Mean snow depth was about 30% above normal. The average wind speed was 8.2 mph while the highest was 35 mph from a northwesterly direction on the 20th.