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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
214 PM CDT TUE AUG 1 2017

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...THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   07/22/1923
 LOW               32   07/11/1911
HIGHEST            88   07/30        MM      MM       89  07/20
LOWEST             39   07/14        MM      MM       40  07/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.4              77.8     0.6     78.2
AVG. MINIMUM     50.2              52.6    -2.4     53.6
MEAN             64.3              65.2    -0.9     65.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.0    -1.0        0
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           2.25              3.70   -1.45     2.43
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.12   -0.05     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10              11.9    -1.9       11
DAYS >= .10         6               6.8    -0.8        7
DAYS >= .50         1               2.1    -1.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.05   07/04 TO 07/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      67                70      -3       43
 SINCE 7/1         67                70      -3       43
COOLING TOTAL      54                76     -22       81
 SINCE 1/1         66               123     -57      102
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/340    DATE  07/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/360    DATE  07/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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 2017 WAS COOLER THAN NORMAL WITH BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION AT
INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS 64.3 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.9
DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 65.2 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 88 DEGREES ON THE 30TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS
39 DEGREES ON THE 14TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN FOR
THE MONTH. FOURTEEN DAYS HAD AVERAGE TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.

JULY 2017 WAS BELOW NORMAL FOR PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF 2.25
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 1.45 INCHES
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 3.70 INCHES. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 4TH WHEN 1.05
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 10
DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 OF AN INCH FELL ON 6 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 OF AN
INCH FELL ON 1 DAY. AT LEAST 1.00 INCH FELL ON 1 DAY. NO DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE BROKEN FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.0 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 12TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND OF 10.6 MPH. THE
HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON THE 4TH WITH A SPEED OF 41 MPH
OUT OF THE NORTH NORTHWEST. A PEAK GUST OF 51 MPH WAS RECORDED ON
THE 4TH.

THERE WERE 67 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 3 BELOW
THE NORMAL OF 70. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL TO 67 WHICH WAS 3
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 70. THERE WERE 54 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
MONTH WHICH WAS 22 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 76. THE SEASONAL TOTAL
COOLING DEGREE DAYS STANDS AT 66 WHICH IS 57 BELOW THE NORMAL OF
123. THE HIGHEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.21
INCHES REACHED ON THE 14TH AND THE LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE READING
WAS 29.75 INCHES REACHED ON THE 22ND.

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 CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER OUTLOOK INDICATES THAT THERE ARE
NO CLEAR INDICATIONS FOR ABOVE OR BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST.

$$

WL



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