Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
825 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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...THE DULUTH MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2014

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               35   07/01/1988
HIGHEST            88   07/21        MM      MM       94  07/18
LOWEST             45   07/16        MM      MM       47  07/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.1              76.3    -0.2     78.0
AVG. MINIMUM     56.5              55.4     1.1     57.6
MEAN             66.3              65.8     0.5     67.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.9    -0.9        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.83   1909
 MINIMUM         0.47   1875
TOTALS           3.42              3.85   -0.43     1.73
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.12   -0.01     0.06
DAYS >= .01        10              11.8    -1.8       12
DAYS >= .10         7               6.8     0.2        8
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.86                            07/27 TO 07/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      40                63     -23       47
 SINCE 7/1         40                63     -23       47
COOLING TOTAL      85                90      -5      141
 SINCE 1/1        132               124       8      195
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/300    DATE  07/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/300    DATE  07/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      9

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

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.JULY 2014 WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS 66.3 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.5
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 65.8 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE
51ST WARMEST JULY IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 88 DEGREES ON THE 21ST. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 45
DEGREES ON THE 16TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE
MONTH.

JULY 2014 WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 3.42 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 0.43 INCHES BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 3.85 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 66TH DRIEST JULY IN RECORDED
HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD
OCCURRED ON THE 6TH WHEN 0.86 INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE
OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED ON 18 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCH OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON 10 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES FELL ON 7 DAYS.
AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED ON 3 DAYS. NO
DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE BROKE FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 9.0 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 1ST WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 14.6 MPH.
THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 22ND WITH A WIND FROM
THE NORTHWEST AT 37 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 50 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST
WAS RECORDED ON THE 22ND. THERE WERE 40 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
MONTH WHICH WAS 23 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 63. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL
TOTAL TO 40 WHICH WAS 23 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 63. THERE WERE 85
COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 5 DEGREES BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 90. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS IS 132 WHICH IS
8 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 124. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE
READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.27 INCHES REACHED ON THE 23RD AND THE
LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.38 INCHES REACHED ON THE
1ST.

THE OUTLOOK FOR AUGUST...NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE MONTH START IN THE MID
70S AND COOL TO THE LOWER 70S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS
FOR THE MONTH START IN THE MID 50S AND COOL TO THE LOWER 50S AT THE
END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST IS 3.70 INCHES. COOLER
THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE
FORECASTED FOR AUGUST.

$$

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