Climatological Report (Seasonal)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
215 AM CDT WED JUN 8 2016

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...THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2016 TO 5/31/2016...

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
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   05/21/1964
 LOW              -38   03/01/1962
HIGHEST            89   05/05        MM      MM       82
LOWEST            -17   03/01        MM      MM      -25
MEAN             39.8              38.2     1.6     38.8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.72   2013
TOTALS           6.43              5.34    1.09     6.15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
SINCE 7/1        47.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2296              2474    -178     2380
COOLING TOTAL       2                 9      -7        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/340
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/330

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.

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.THE 2016 SPRING SEASON WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT
INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE SPRING SEASON WAS 39.8 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 1.6 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 38.2 DEGREES. THIS WAS THE 15TH
WARMEST SPRING ON RECORD AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS. 6.43 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED FOR THE SEASON WHICH WAS 1.09
INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 5.34 INCHES. THIS WAS THE 22ND WETTEST
SPRING SEASON ON RECORD. 14.2 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR THE SEASON
WHICH IS NORMAL.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SUMMER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE LOW 70S IN
EARLY JUNE AND PEAK TO THE UPPER 70S DURING JULY. BY THE END OF
AUGUST NORMAL HIGHS COOL TO THE LOW 70S. NORMAL LOWS START IN THE
MID 40S AND WARM TO THE LOW 50S BY LATE JUNE. BY THE END OF AUGUST
NORMAL LOWS COOL TO THE UPPER 40S. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE
SUMMER IS 10.43 INCHES. THE LATEST CPC OUTLOOK INDICATES THAT THERE
IS A CHANCE OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE SUMMER...WITH NO
CLEAR INDICATION FOR ABOVE OR BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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