Climatological Report (Annual)
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
747 PM CST FRI JAN 2 2015

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...THE DULUTH MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   07/13/1936
 LOW              -41   01/02/1885
HIGHEST            88   07/21        MM      MM       94  08/25
                                                          07/18
LOWEST            -28   01/06        MM      MM      -22  02/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.1              48.8    -2.7     48.7
AVG. MINIMUM     28.8              30.5    -1.7     30.2
MEAN             37.4              39.7    -2.3     39.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.5    -1.5        6
DAYS MAX <= 32    119              98.2    20.8      105
DAYS MIN <= 32    178             176.7     1.3      159
DAYS MIN <= 0      63              39.1    23.9       53

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        45.28   1879
 MINIMUM        18.11   1910
TOTALS          30.63             30.96   -0.33    25.44
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00     0.08
DAYS >= .01       137             131.4     5.6      128
DAYS >= .10        65              64.5     0.5       62
DAYS >= .50        24              18.5     5.5       14
DAYS >= 1.00        3               6.1    -3.1        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.60   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 MAXIMUM        169.0   1950
 MINIMUM         44.4   1987
 24 HR TOTAL     25.4   12/05/1950 TO 12/06/1950
 SNOW DEPTH        48   03/19/1965
TOTALS          111.2              86.1    25.1    150.3
SINCE 7/1        25.1              33.8    -8.7     44.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      7                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= TRACE     117              60.6    56.4      119
DAYS >= 1.0        31                       7.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        36   02/21                         23  03/19
                                                          03/16
                                                          03/17
 24 HR TOTAL     10.9   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   10075              9444     631     8809
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3769      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     179               205     -26      375
 SINCE 1/1        179               204     -25      375
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/288
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/070    DATE  04/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/070    DATE  04/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          126
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            123
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        116

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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.THE CALENDAR YEAR OF 2014 WAS COOLER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE YEAR WAS 37.4 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.3 DEGREES
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 39.7 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE 20TH COOLEST CALENDAR
YEAR ON RECORD.

30.63 INCHES OF LIQUID EQUIVALENT PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED FOR THE
YEAR. THIS IS 0.33 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 30.96 MAKING THIS THE
94TH DRIEST CALENDAR YEAR ON RECORD. 111.2 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR
THE YEAR WHICH WAS 25.1 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 86.1 INCHES
MAKING THIS THE 11TH SNOWIEST CALENDAR YEAR IN STATION HISTORY.

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