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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1046 AM CST WED JAN 2 2019

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...THE ASHLAND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              60   12/03/1962
 LOW              -32   12/25/1933
HIGHEST            48   12/15        MM      MM       48  12/03
LOWEST             -2   12/06        MM      MM      -19  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     30.9              26.0     4.9     20.7
AVG. MINIMUM     17.2              10.8     6.4      5.9
MEAN             24.0              18.4     5.6     13.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20                MM      MM       24
DAYS MIN <= 32     31                MM      MM       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       1                MM      MM        9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1261              1444    -183     1500
 SINCE 7/1       3469              3496     -27     3416
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        337               239      98      162
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/040    DATE  12/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/030    DATE  12/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH

THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                        1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                        5
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                       0
FOG                      27     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       3
HAZE                     24

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

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.DECEMBER 2018 WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL AT ASHLAND WI...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR DECEMBER WAS 24.0 DEGREES WHICH WAS 6.6
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 18.4 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 48 DEGREES ON THE 15TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS
2 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON THE 6TH. ONE DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS
TIED FOR THE MONTH. ON THE 15TH THE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 48
DEGREES WAS TIED. THE CURRENT RECORD WAS SET IN 1939. 6 DAYS HAD
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 8.3 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 2ND WITH AN AVERAGE WIND OF 20.7 MPH. THE
HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON THE 2ND WITH A SPEED OF 33 MPH
OUT OF THE NORTHEAST. A PEAK WIND GUST OF 42 MPH OUT OF THE
NORTHEAST WAS RECORDED ON THE 1ST AND THE 2ND.

THERE WERE 1261 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 183 BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 1444. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL HEATING DEGREE DAYS
TO 3469 WHICH WAS 27 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 3496. THERE WERE 0 COOLING DEGREE
DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING
DEGREE DAYS STANDS AT 337 WHICH WAS 98 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 239.

THE OUTLOOK FOR JANUARY...NORMAL HIGHS ARE IN THE MID 20S. NORMAL
LOWS FOR THE MONTH ARE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO. THE LATEST
CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER OUTLOOK INDICATES THAT ODDS ARE TILTED
TOWARD ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND AN EQUAL CHANCE OF ABOVE OR BELOW
NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR JANUARY.

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