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

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...THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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              73   11/05/1975
 LOW              -32   11/28/1985
HIGHEST            71   11/06        MM      MM       59  11/10
                                                          11/09
                                                          11/08
LOWEST              8   11/20        MM      MM        0  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.1              33.7    12.4     41.4
AVG. MINIMUM     28.3              17.4    10.9     25.2
MEAN             37.2              25.5    11.7     33.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2              13.6   -11.6        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              27.6    -3.6       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               3.1    -3.1        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.33   2015
 MINIMUM         0.22   2002
TOTALS           1.80              1.38    0.42     3.33
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.05    0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01        12              10.0     2.0        9
DAYS >= .10         6               3.9     2.1        7
DAYS >= .50         1               0.6     0.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.68   11/18 TO 11/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.0   2010
TOTALS            8.4              13.7    -5.3      3.8
SINCE 7/1         8.4              16.0    -7.6      3.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        1
DAYS >= 1.0         4               4.0     0.0        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   11/27                          3  11/24
                        11/26                             11/23
                        11/25
                        11/24
                        11/23
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   11/18 TO 11/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     825              1184    -359      945
 SINCE 7/1       1806              2461    -655     2006
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        155               192     -37      211
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/330    DATE  11/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/340    DATE  11/10

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      1
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      5

-  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 INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER WAS 37.2 DEGREES WHICH WAS 11.7
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 25.5 DEGREES MAKING THIS THE WARMEST
NOVEMBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH
WAS 71 DEGREES ON THE 6TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 8 DEGREES ON
THE 20TH. FIVE DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN FOR THE MONTH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 71 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 6TH BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 65 DEGREES SET IN 1975. A RECORD HIGH OF 64 DEGREES WAS
SET ON THE 7TH BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 63 DEGREES SET IN
1981. A RECORD HIGH OF 65 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 9TH BREAKING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 64 DGREES SET IN 2010. A RECORD HIGH OF 61
DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 12TH BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 60
DEGREES SET IN 1981. A RECORD HIGH OF 63 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 13TH
BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 61 DEGREES SET IN 1981. THREE DAYS
HAD AVERAGE TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.

NOVEMBER 2016 WAS BELOW NORMAL FOR PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF
1.80 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 0.42
INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 1.38 INCHES. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 18TH WHEN 0.68
INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED
ON 14 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES FELL ON 12 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10
INCHES FELL ON 6 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES FELL ON 1 DAY. THERE WAS
8.4 INCHES OF SNOW FOR THE MONTH WHICH IS 5.3 INCHES BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 13.7 INCHES. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE BROKEN
FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 7.0 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 18TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND OF 15.6 MPH. THE
HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON THE 10TH WITH A SPEED OF 29 MPH
OUT OF THE NORTHWEST. A PEAK GUST OF 38 MPH WAS RECORDED ON THE 10TH
OUT OF THE NORTH. THERE WERE 825 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH
WHICH WAS 359 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1184. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL
TOTAL TO 1806 WHICH WAS 655 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2461. THERE WERE 0
COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. THE SEASONAL
TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS STANDS AT 155 WHICH IS 37 BELOW THE NORMAL
OF 192. THE HIGHEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH WAS
30.55 INCHES REACHED ON THE 11TH AND THE LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
READING WAS 29.08 INCHES REACHED ON THE 29TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR DECEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS BEGIN THE MONTH IN THE MID
20S AND COOL TO THE MID TEENS BY THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS
BEGIN THE MONTH IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO AND COOL TO THE
SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO BY THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL
PRECIPITATION FOR DECEMBER IS 0.81 INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR
DECEMBER IS 31.0 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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