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Another Mild October at Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

Another Mild October at Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

October 2017

The average temperature in October at Utqiaġvik was 24.1°F (-4.4°C). This is 6.9°F warmer than the 1981-2010 normal and is the eighth warmest October in the past 98 years. Because of the retreat of autumn sea ice, seven of the top ten warmest Octobers have occurred since 2003.