Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
215 AM CDT WED JUN 8 2016

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...THE DULUTH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2016 TO 5/31/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   05/30/1939
 LOW              -29   03/02/1989
HIGHEST            92   05/06        MM      MM       83
LOWEST             -2   03/01        MM      MM      -14
MEAN             40.9              39.0     1.9     41.5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.93   2012
TOTALS           8.23              7.15    1.08     5.55

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
SINCE 7/1        81.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2207              2399    -192     2143
COOLING TOTAL       9                 4       5        4
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/310
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/090

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM



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

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.THE 2016 SPRING SEASON WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT
DULUTH MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE SPRING SEASON WAS 40.9 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 1.9 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 39.0 DEGREES. THIS WAS THE 11TH
WARMEST SPRING ON RECORD AT DULUTH. 8.23 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED FOR THE SEASON WHICH WAS 1.08 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF
7.15 INCHES. THIS WAS THE 37TH WETTEST SPRING SEASON ON RECORD.
27.2 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR THE SEASON WHICH WAS 6.7 INCHES ABOVE
THE NORMAL OF 20.5 INCHES. THIS WAS THE 23RD SNOWIEST SPRING SEASON
ON RECORD.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SUMMER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE MID 60S IN
EARLY JUNE AND WARM TO THE UPPER 70S BY MID JULY. BY THE END OF
AUGUST NORMAL HIGHS COOL TO THE LOW 70S. NORMAL LOWS START THE MID
40S AND WARM TO THE MID 50S BY EARLY JULY. BY THE END OF AUGUST
NORMAL LOWS COOL TO THE LOW 50S. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE SUMMER
IS 11.78 INCHES. THE LATEST CPC OUTLOOK INDICATES THAT THERE IS A
CHANCE OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE SUMMER...WITH NO CLEAR
INDICATION FOR ABOVE OR BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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