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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
714 PM CST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE DULUTH MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              73   11/03/1903
 LOW              -29   11/29/1875
HIGHEST            70   11/06        MM      MM       64  11/02
                        11/05
LOWEST             10   11/20        MM      MM       10  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.7              35.6    12.1     44.3
AVG. MINIMUM     32.6              21.9    10.7     29.1
MEAN             40.2              28.8    11.4     36.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4              11.5    -7.5        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     14              24.9   -10.9       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.3    -1.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.08   2000
 MINIMUM         0.09   1916
                        1917
TOTALS           2.60              2.09    0.51     2.75
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.07    0.02     0.09
DAYS >= .01        11              10.7     0.3       12
DAYS >= .10         6               4.9     1.1        4
DAYS >= .50         2               1.1     0.9        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.92                            11/17 TO 11/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTALS            8.1              13.7    -5.6      4.4
SINCE 7/1         8.1              16.1    -8.0      4.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.8    -0.8        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   11/24                          1  11/23
                                                          11/13
 24 HR TOTAL      4.1   11/22 TO 11/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     735              1088    -353      844
 SINCE 7/1       1482              2213    -731     1663
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        281               204      77      336
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/330    DATE  11/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/350    DATE  11/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      1
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      2

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

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.NOVEMBER 2016 WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL WITH ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION AT DULUTH MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER WAS 40.2 DEGREES WHICH WAS 11.4
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 28.8 DEGREES MAKING THIS THE 2ND WARMEST
NOVEMBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE WARMEST NOVEMBER IN STATION HISTORY
STANDS IN 1899 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 40.6 DEGREES. THE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 70 DEGREES ON THE 5TH AND THE
6TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 10 DEGREES ON THE 20TH. TWO DAILY
TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN FOR THE MONTH...IN ADDITION ONE
DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS TIED. A RECORD HIGH OF 70 DEGREES WAS
SET ON NOVEMBER 5TH BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 68 DEGREES SET
IN 1968. A RECORD HIGH OF 70 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 6TH BREAKING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 66 DEGREES SET IN 1916. ON THE 10TH THE RECORD
HIGH OF 64 DEGREES WAS TIED...WHICH WAS SET IN 1917. THREE DAYS HAD
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.

NOVEMBER 2016 WAS ABOVE NORMAL FOR PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF
2.60 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 0.51
INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 2.09 INCHES. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 17TH TO THE 18TH
WHEN 0.92 INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED ON 14 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON
11 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES FELL ON 6 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES
FELL ON 2 DAYS. THERE WAS 8.1 INCHES OF SNOW FOR THE MONTH WHICH IS
5.6 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 13.7 INCHES. ONE DAILY PRECIPITATION
RECORD WAS BROKEN FOR THE MONTH. ON THE 18TH 0.87 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.75
INCHES SET IN 1991. NO SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE BROKEN FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 9.7 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 18TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND OF 20.0 MPH. THE
HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON THE 18TH WITH A SPEED OF 32 MPH
OUT OF THE NORTHWEST. A PEAK WIND GUST OF 45 MPH OUT OF THE NORTH
WAS ALSO RECORDED ON THE 18TH. THERE WERE 735 HEATING DEGREE DAYS
FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 353 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1088. THIS BROUGHT
THE SEASONAL TOTAL TO 1482 WHICH WAS 731 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2213.
THERE WERE 0 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. THE
SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS STANDS AT 281 WHICH WAS 77 ABOVE
THE NORMAL OF 204. THE HIGHEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE FOR THE MONTH WAS
30.51 INCHES REACHED ON THE 11TH AND THE LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
READING WAS 28.99 INCHES REACHED ON THE 29TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR DECEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS BEGIN IN THE UPPER 20S AT THE
BEGINNING OF THE MONTH AND COOL TO THE UPPER TEENS BY THE END OF THE
MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MONTH BEGIN IN THE MID TEENS AND COOL TO
THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO BY THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL
PRECIPITATION FOR DECEMBER IS 1.21 INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR
DECEMBER IS 17.7 INCHES. THE LATEST CPC OUTLOOK INDICATES THAT THERE
IS NO CLEAR INDICATION FOR ABOVE OR BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES WITH A
CHANCE OF ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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