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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
824 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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...THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 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             103   07/22/1923
 LOW               32   07/11/1911
HIGHEST            90   07/21        MM      MM       89  07/16
LOWEST             39   07/16        MM      MM       40  07/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.8              77.8    -2.0     76.4
AVG. MINIMUM     50.0              52.6    -2.6     53.4
MEAN             62.9              65.2    -2.3     64.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               1.0     0.0        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           4.58              3.70    0.88     7.40
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.12    0.03     0.24
DAYS >= .01        17              11.9     5.1       16
DAYS >= .10         8               6.8     1.2        9
DAYS >= .50         3               2.1     0.9        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.66   07/21 TO 07/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     103                70      33       85
 SINCE 7/1        103                70      33       85
COOLING TOTAL      43                76     -33       90
 SINCE 1/1         95               123     -28      127
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/330    DATE  07/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/290    DATE  07/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      7

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

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.JULY 2014 WAS COOLER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS
MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS 62.9 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.3
DEGREES COOLER THAN THE NORMAL OF 65.2 DEGREES MAKNG THIS THE 9TH
COOLEST JULY IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE
MONTH WAS 90 DEGREES ON THE 21ST. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 39
DEGREES ON THE 16TH. ONE DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS SET FOR THE
MONTH. A LOW TEMPERATURE OF 39 DEGREES WAS RECORDED ON THE 16TH
BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 40 DEGREES SET IN 2007.

JULY 2014 HAD ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF 4.58 INCHES
WHICH WAS 0.88 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 3.70 INCHES MAKING THIS
THE 28TH WETTEST JULY IN RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 21ST THROUGH THE
22ND WHEN 1.66 INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF
PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 19 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON 17 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
FELL ON 8 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 3
DAYS. AT LEAST 1.00 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 1 DAY. NO DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 6.0 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 1ST AND 14TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF
11.9 MPH. THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 12TH WITH A
WIND FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 32 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 44 MPH FROM THE
WEST WAS RECORDED ON THE 11TH. THERE WERE 103 HEATING DEGREE DAYS
FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 33 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 70. THIS BROUGHT THE
SEASONAL TOTAL TO 103 WHICH WAS 33 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 70.
THERE WERE 43 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 33 BELOW
THE NORMAL OF 76. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS IS 95 WHICH
IS 28 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 123. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.30 INCHES REACHED ON THE 23RD. THE LOWEST
BAROMETRIC WAS 29.32 INCHES REACHED ON THE 1ST.

THE OUTLOOK FOR AUGUST...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE UPPER 70S AND
COOL TO THE LOWER 70S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE
MONTH START IN THE LOWER 50S AND COOL TO THE UPPER 40S AT THE END OF
THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST IS 2.81 INCHES. COOLER
THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE
FORECASTED FOR AUGUST.

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