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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
152 AM CDT MON AUG 1 2016

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...THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   07/06/1988
                        07/29/1975
 LOW               34   07/05/2001
                        07/07/1997
HIGHEST            89   07/20        MM      MM       90  07/26
LOWEST             40   07/01        MM      MM       37  07/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.2              77.8     0.4     79.1
AVG. MINIMUM     53.6              52.6     1.0     53.3
MEAN             65.9              65.2     0.7     66.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.0    -1.0        1
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         9.52   1966
 MINIMUM         1.00   1941
TOTALS           2.43              3.70   -1.27     1.47
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.12   -0.04     0.05
DAYS >= .01        11              11.9    -0.9       11
DAYS >= .10         7               6.8     0.2        4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.91   07/07 TO 07/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      43                70     -27       47
 SINCE 7/1         43                70     -27       47
COOLING TOTAL      81                76       5       91
 SINCE 1/1        102               123     -21       95
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/340    DATE  07/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/330    DATE  07/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

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                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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.JULY 2016 WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL WITH BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION AT
INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS 65.9 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.7
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 65.2 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 89 DEGREES ON THE 20TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS
40 DEGREES ON THE 1ST. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN FOR
THE MONTH.

JULY 2016 WAS BELOW NORMAL FOR PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF 2.43
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 1.27 INCHES
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 3.70 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 30TH DRIEST JULY IN
STATION HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR
PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 7TH TO 8TH WHEN 0.91 INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT
LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED ON 16 DAYS. AT LEAST
0.01 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 11 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 OF
AN INCH FELL ON 7 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 OF AN INCH FELL ON 2 DAYS. NO
DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE BROKEN FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.7 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 13TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND OF 10.7 MPH. THE
HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON THE 17TH WITH A SPEED OF 31 MPH
OUT OF THE NORTH NORTHWEST. A PEAK GUST OF 41 MPH WAS RECORDED ON
THE 17TH. THERE WERE 43 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS
27 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 70. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL TO 43
WHICH WAS 27 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 70. THERE WERE 81 COOLING DEGREE
DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 5 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 76. THE SEASONAL
TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS STANDS AT 102 WHICH IS 21 BELOW THE NORMAL
OF 123. THE HIGHEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH WAS
30.23 INCHES REACHED ON THE 19TH AND THE LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
READING WAS 29.41 INCHES REACHED ON THE 13TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR AUGUST...NORMAL HIGHS BEGIN THE MONTH IN THE UPPER
70S AND COOL TO THE LOW 70S BY THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS
BEGIN THE MONTH IN THE LOW 50S AND COOL TO THE UPPER 40S BY THE END
OF THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST IS 2.81 INCHES. THE
LATEST CPC OUTLOOK INDICATES THAT THERE IS NO CLEAR INDICATION FOR
ABOVE OR BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION AND TEMPERATURE.


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