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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
735 AM CST TUE DEC 2 2014

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...THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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              73   11/05/1975
 LOW              -32   11/28/1985
HIGHEST            53   11/03        MM      MM       47  11/04
LOWEST            -20   11/27        MM      MM       -7  11/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.1              33.7    -6.6     32.9
AVG. MINIMUM     10.6              17.4    -6.8     17.3
MEAN             18.8              25.5    -6.7     25.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     19              13.6     5.4       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              27.6     1.4       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       9               3.1     5.9        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.63   1919
 MINIMUM            T   1999
TOTALS           0.57              1.38   -0.81     1.21
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.05   -0.03     0.04
DAYS >= .01        14              10.0     4.0       13
DAYS >= .10         1               3.9    -2.9        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   11/07 TO 11/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 MAXIMUM         29.6   1965
 MINIMUM            T   1999
TOTALS            9.2              13.7    -4.5      9.3
SINCE 7/1         9.3              16.0    -6.7     10.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 4      -2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               4.0    -1.0        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   11/29                          3  11/30
                        11/20                             11/29
                                                          11/28
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   11/19 TO 11/19

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1379              1184     195     1190
 SINCE 7/1       2611              2461     150     2358
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        121               192     -71      224
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/330    DATE  11/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  11/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               21     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     10

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

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.NOVEMBER 2014 WAS COLDER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT INTERNATIONAL
FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER WAS 18.8 DEGREES WHICH WAS 6.7
DEGREES COLDER THAN THE NORMAL OF 25.5 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE
8TH COLDEST NOVEMBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 53 DEGREES ON THE 3RD. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 20
DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON THE 27TH. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET FOR
THE MONTH.

NOVEMBER 2014 HAD BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF 0.57
INCHES WHICH WAS 0.81 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1.38 INCHES MAKING
THIS THE 19TH DRIEST NOVEMBER IN RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST
AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 7TH
WHEN 0.19 INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS
REPORTED ON 25 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON
14 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 1 DAY. 9.2
INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 4.5 INCHES BELOW THE
AVERAGE OF 13.7 INCHES. THIS WAS THE 36TH LEAST SNOWIEST NOVEMBER IN
STATION HISTORY. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION OR SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE SET
FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 9.2 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 24TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 14.4 MPH.
THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 8TH WITH A WIND FROM
THE NORTHWEST AT 29 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 37 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST
WAS RECORDED ON THE 7TH AND 8TH. THERE WERE 1379 HEATING DEGREE DAYS
FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 195 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 1184. THIS
BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL OF HEATING DEGREE DAYS TO 2611 WHICH IS
150 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 2461. THERE WERE 0 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR
THE MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. THE SEASONAL TOTAL OF COOLING DEGREE
DAYS REMAINS AT 121 WHICH IS 71 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 192. THE
HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.59 INCHES
REACHED ON THE 27TH. THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC WAS 29.37 INCHES REACHED
ON THE 24TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR DECEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE MID 20S AND COOL
TO THE MID TEENS AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MONTH
START IN THE UPPER SINGLE DIGITS AND COOL TO THE MID SINGLE DIGITS
BELOW ZERO AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR
DECEMBER IS 0.81 INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR DECEMBER IS 15.0 INCHES.
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE
FORECASTED FOR DECEMBER.

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