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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
734 PM CST SAT FEB 9 2019

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...THE ASHLAND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/23/1934
 LOW              -41   01/17/1982
HIGHEST            95   06/29        MM      MM       91
LOWEST            -18   01/14        MM      MM      -19
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.7              51.7    -1.0     59.5
AVG. MINIMUM     30.2              30.6    -0.4     38.0
MEAN             40.4              41.2    -0.8     48.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      6                MM      MM        2
DAYS MAX <= 32    103                MM      MM       31
DAYS MIN <= 32    198                MM      MM       75
DAYS MIN <= 0      26                MM      MM        9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    9143              8938     205     3848
 SINCE 7/1       3469              3496     -27       MM
COOLING TOTAL     337               239      98      162
 SINCE 1/1        337               239      98      162

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/18/1950
 LATEST       07/25/1915
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/266
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/040    DATE  04/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/040    DATE  04/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          157
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             90
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        118

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74


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

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.2018 WAS COLDER THAN NORMAL AT ASHLAND WI...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR 2018 WAS 40.4 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.7
DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 41.1 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR THE YEAR WAS 95 DEGREES ON JUNE 29TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS
-18 DEGREES ON JANUARY 14TH. NO MONTHLY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE
BROKEN THIS YEAR.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE YEAR WAS 7.9 MPH. THE HIGHEST
SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON APRIL 14TH AND 15TH WITH A SPEED OF 38
MPH OUT OF THE NORTHEAST. THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST OCCURRED ON
APRIL 14TH WITH A SPEED OF 50 MPH.

THERE WERE 9143 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE YEAR WHICH WAS 205 ABOVE
THE NORMAL OF 8938. THERE WERE 337 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE YEAR
WHICH WAS 98 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 239.

$$

WL




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