Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
733 PM CST WED JAN 8 2014

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...THE DULUTH MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

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              -41   01/02/1885
HIGHEST            94   08/25        MM      MM       92  07/16
                        07/18
LOWEST            -22   02/01        MM      MM      -18  01/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.7              48.8    -0.1     53.5
AVG. MINIMUM     30.2              30.5    -0.3     34.6
MEAN             39.4              39.7    -0.3     44.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               1.5     4.5        3
DAYS MAX <= 32    105              98.2     6.8       74
DAYS MIN <= 32    159             176.7   -17.7      156
DAYS MIN <= 0      53              39.1    13.9       19

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        45.28   1879
 MINIMUM        18.11   1910
TOTALS          25.44             30.96   -5.52    33.20
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00     0.09
DAYS >= .01       128             131.4    -3.4      126
DAYS >= .10        62              64.5    -2.5       62
DAYS >= .50        14              18.5    -4.5       15
DAYS >= 1.00        3               6.1    -3.1        6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.03   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 MAXIMUM        169.0   1950
 MINIMUM         44.4   1987
  TOTALS        150.3
 24 HR TOTAL     25.4   12/05/1950 TO 12/06/1950
 SNOW DEPTH        48   03/19/1965
SINCE 7/1        44.9              33.8    11.1     24.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE     119              60.6    58.4      109
DAYS >= 1.0        24                       0.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        23   03/19                         19  03/04
                        03/16
                        03/17
 24 HR TOTAL     10.6   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    8809              9444    -635     7972
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3769      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     375               205     170      409
 SINCE 1/1        375               204     171      409

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/27/1986
 LATEST       06/21/1992
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/319
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/100    DATE  06/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/100    DATE  06/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          106
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            131
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         97

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68


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

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.THE CALENDAR YEAR OF 2013 WAS COOLER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE YEAR WAS 39.4 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.3 DEGREES
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 39.7 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE 78TH COOLEST CALENDAR
YEAR ON RECORD.

25.44 INCHES OF LIQUID EQUIVALENT PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED FOR THE YEAR.
THIS IS 5.52 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 30.96 MAKING THIS THE 37TH DRIEST
CALENDAR YEAR ON RECORD. 150.3 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR THE YEAR WHICH WAS
64.2 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 86.1 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 2ND SNOWIEST
CALENDAR YEAR IN STATION HISTORY.

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