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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
822 PM CDT WED AUG 1 2018

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...THE ASHLAND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/23/1934
 LOW               32   07/25/1915
HIGHEST            90   07/14        MM      MM
LOWEST             46   07/23        MM      MM
                        07/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.0              78.0     3.0
AVG. MINIMUM     55.5              54.9     0.6
MEAN             68.2              66.5     1.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      1                MM      MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                MM      MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                MM      MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.99   1982
 MINIMUM         0.40   1936
TOTALS           2.82              4.29   -1.47
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.14   -0.05
DAYS >= .01         8                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.54   07/01 TO 07/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      15                60     -45
COOLING TOTAL     122               105      17
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/200    DATE  07/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/200    DATE  07/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                        4
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                        0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                       0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       1
HAZE                      3

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

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.JULY 2018 WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL WITH BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION AT
ASHLAND WI...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS 68.2 DEGREES. THIS WAS 1.7
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 66.5 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 90 DEGREES ON THE 14TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS
46 DEGREES ON THE 18TH AND THE 23RD. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS
WERE BROKEN FOR THE MONTH. SIXTEEN DAYS HAD AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
BELOW NORMAL.

JULY 2018 WAS BELOW NORMAL FOR PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF 2.82
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 1.47 INCHES
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 4.29 INCHES. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 1ST WHEN 1.54
INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED
ON 8 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 8 DAYS. AT
LEAST 0.10 INCHES FELL ON 5 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES FELL ON 2
DAYS. AT LEAST 1 INCH FELL ON 1 DAY. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS
WERE BROKEN FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 6.5 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 8TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND OF 12.4 MPH. THE
HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON THE 8TH WITH A SPEED OF 28 MPH
OUT OF THE NORTHWEST. THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST OF 40 MPH WAS
RECORDED ON THE 12TH.

THERE WERE 15 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 45 BELOW
THE NORMAL OF 60. THERE WERE 122 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH
WHICH WAS 17 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 105.

THE OUTLOOK FOR AUGUST...NORMAL HIGHS BEGIN IN THE UPPER 70S AND
COOL TO THE MID 70S BY THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS BEGIN IN
THE MID 50S AND COOL TO THE LOW 50S BY THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL
PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST IS 3.55 INCHES. THE LATEST CLIMATE
PREDICTION CENTER OUTLOOK INDICATES THAT THERE IS NO CLEAR
INDICATION OF ABOVE OR BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES OR PRECIPITATION.

$$

WL




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