Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
737 PM CST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE DULUTH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2016 TO 11/30/2016...

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   09/07/1976
 LOW              -29   11/29/1875
HIGHEST            80   09/05        MM      MM       85
LOWEST             10   11/20        MM      MM       10
MEAN             49.2              42.5     6.7     48.2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.46   2015
TOTALS           7.67              9.05   -1.38    11.46

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
SINCE 7/1         8.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1428              2063    -635     1567
COOLING TOTAL      14                15      -1       58
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/270
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/350

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 FALL SEASON WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH
MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE FALL SEASON WAS 49.2 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 6.7 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 42.5 DEGREES. THIS WAS THE
3RD WARMEST FALL ON RECORD AT DULUTH. 7.67 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
WAS RECORDED FOR THE SEASON WHICH WAS 1.38 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF
9.05 INCHES. 8.1 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR THE SEASON WHICH WAS 8.0
INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 16.1 INCHES.

THE OUTLOOK FOR WINTER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE UPPER 20S IN
EARLY DECEMBER AND COOL TO THE UPPER TEENS ABOVE ZERO BY MID
JANUARY. BY THE END OF FEBRUARY HIGHS WARM BACK UP TO THE UPPER 20S.
NORMAL LOWS START IN THE MID TEENS ABOVE ZERO IN EARLY DECEMBER AND
COOL TO NEAR ZERO BY MID JANUARY. BY THE END OF FEBRUARY LOWS WARM
UP TO THE LOW TEENS ABOVE ZERO. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE WINTER
IS 2.98 INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR THE WINTER IS 49.5 INCHES. THE
LATEST CPC OUTLOOK INDICATES THAT THERE IS A CHANCE OF BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES FOR THE WINTER...WITH A CHANCE OF ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION.

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