Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1008 PM CDT THU JUN 4 2015

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...THE DULUTH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2015 TO 5/31/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1870 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   05/30/1939
 LOW              -29   03/02/1989
HIGHEST            83   05/27        MM      MM       85
LOWEST            -14   03/05        MM      MM      -23
MEAN             41.5              39.0     2.5     35.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
 MAXIMUM        15.77   1894
 MINIMUM         1.95   1900
TOTALS           5.55              7.15   -1.60     9.58

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 MAXIMUM        135.4   1996
 MINIMUM         26.8   1900
SINCE 7/1        49.2              86.1   -36.9    131.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2143              2399    -256     2739
COOLING TOTAL       4                 4       0       18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/260
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/270

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 2015 SPRING SEASON WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH
MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE SPRING SEASON WAS 41.5 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 1.5 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 39.0 DEGREES. THIS TIES FOR THE
11TH WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD AT DULUTH. 5.55 INCHES
OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED FOR THE SEASON WHICH WAS 1.60 INCHES
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 7.15 INCHES. THIS WAS THE 41ST DRIEST SPRING
SEASON ON RECORD. 9.3 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR THE SPRING SEASON
WHICH WAS 11.2 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 20.5 INCHES. THIS WAS THE
21ST LEAST SNOWIEST SPRING SEASON ON RECORD. 49.2 INCHES OF SNOW
FELL SINCE JULY 1ST WHICH WAS 36.9 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 86.1
INCHES TYING THIS FOR THE 34TH LEAST SNOWIEST SNOW SEASON ON RECORD.

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