Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
000
CXUS53 KDLH 080429
CLSDLH


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1120 PM CDT WED JUN 7 2017

...................................

...THE DULUTH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2017 TO 5/31/2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   05/30/1939
 LOW              -29   03/02/1989
HIGHEST            75   05/27        MM      MM       92
LOWEST             -9   03/03        MM      MM       -2
MEAN             39.6              39.0     0.6     40.9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.93   2012
TOTALS           8.18              7.15    1.03     8.23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
SINCE 7/1        67.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2317              2399     -82     2207
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        9
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/260    DATE  03/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/260    DATE  03/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM



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

$$

.THE 2017 SPRING SEASON WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT
DULUTH MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE SPRING SEASON WAS 39.6 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 0.6 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 39.0 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE SPRING WAS 75 DEGREES ON MAY 27TH. THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE SPRING WAS -9 DEGREES ON MARCH 3RD. NO MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN THIS SPRING.

THE SPRING OF 2017 WAS ABOVE NORMAL FOR PRECIPITATION WITH A
TOTAL OF 8.18 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE SEASON. THIS
WAS 1.03 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 7.15 INCHES. THE GREATEST AMOUNT
OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON MAY 16TH WHEN 1.40
INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON
31 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES FELL ON 18 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES
FELL ON 6 DAYS. AT LEAST 1.00 INCHES FELL ON 1 DAY. 8.0 INCHES OF
SNOW FELL FOR THE SEASON WHICH WAS 12.5 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF
20.5 INCHES. THIS WAS THE 13TH LEAST SNOWIEST SPRING SEASON
ON RECORD. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD
OCCURRED ON MARCH 16TH TO MARCH 17TH WHERE 3.8 INCHES OF SNOW WAS
RECORDED. NO MONTHLY PRECIPITATION OR SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE BROKEN
THIS SPRING.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE SPRING WAS 10.2 MPH. THE HIGHEST
SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON MARCH 7TH WITH A SPEED OF 46 MPH OUT OF
THE WEST. THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST OCCURRED ON MARCH 7TH WITH A
SPEED OF 60 MPH OUT OF THE WEST.

THERE WERE 2317 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE SPRING WHICH WAS 82
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2399. THERE WERE 0 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
SPRING WHICH WAS 4 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 4. THE HIGHEST SEA LEVEL
PRESSURE READING FOR THE SPRING WAS 30.71 INCHES REACHED ON MARCH
10TH AND THE LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE READING WAS 29.03 INCHES
REACHED ON MARCH 7TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SUMMER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE MID 60S IN
EARLY JUNE AND WARM TO THE UPPER 70S BY MID JULY. BY THE END OF
AUGUST NORMAL HIGHS COOL TO THE LOW 70S. NORMAL LOWS START THE MID
40S AND WARM TO THE MID 50S BY EARLY JULY. BY THE END OF AUGUST
NORMAL LOWS COOL TO THE LOW 50S. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE SUMMER
IS 11.78 INCHES. THE LATEST CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER OUTLOOK
INDICATES THAT THERE IS NO CLEAR INDICATION FOR ABOVE OR BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES OR PRECIPITATION FOR THE SUMMER.

$$

WL




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.