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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
453 AM CST THU JAN 30 2020

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...THE BRAINERD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2019 TO 11/30/2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   MM
 LOW              -24   MM
HIGHEST            87   09/17        MM      MM       89
LOWEST                  11/12        MM      MM       -5
MEAN             45.2              44.6     0.6     41.4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS          12.64              7.65    4.99     8.43

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
SINCE 7/1        18.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1836              1888     -52     2188
COOLING TOTAL      60                31      29       67
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/320
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/320

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 2019 FALL SEASON WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL WITH
ABOVE AVERAGE SNOWFALL AT BRAINERD MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE FALL OF 2019 WAS 45.2 DEGREES
WHICH WAS 0.6 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL VALUE OF 44.6
DEGREES...AND TIES FOR THE 43RD WARMEST ON RECORD. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE FALL WAS 87 DEGREES ON SEPTEMBER 17. THE
LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE FALL WAS -1 DEGREES ON THE NOVEMBER
12. NO MONTHLY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN THIS FALL.

THE PRECIPITATION FOR THE FALL OF 2019 WAS ABOVE NORMAL WITH A
TOTAL 12.64 INCHES RECORDED. THIS WAS 4.99 INCHES ABOVE THE
NORMAL AMOUNT OF 7.65 INCHES AND THE 2ND WETTEST FALL ON RECORD.
THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED
ON SEPTEMBER 30 WHEN 2.19 INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST 0.01
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 35 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES
FELL ON 19 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES FELL ON 7 DAYS. AT LEAST 1
INCH FELL ON 5 DAYS. NO MONTHLY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE BROKEN
THIS FALL...HOWEVER SEPTEMBER WAS THE 4TH WETTEST ON RECORD WITH
6.22 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION...3.04 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL FOR
SEPTEMBER.

THE SNOWFALL FOR THE FALL OF 2019 WAS ABOVE NORMAL WITH A TOTAL
OF 18.8 INCHES RECORDED FOR THE SEASON. THIS WAS 10.0 INCHES
ABOVE THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF 8.8 INCHES...MAKING THIS THE 8TH
SNOWIEST FALL IN STATION HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL
IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON NOVEMBER 30 WHEN 11.0 INCHES OF
SNOW WAS RECORDED. SNOW WAS RECORDED ON 19 DAYS AND AT LEAST 1
INCH OF SNOW WAS RECORDED ON 3 DAYS. NO MONTHLY SNOWFALL RECORDS
WERE BROKEN FOR THE FALL...HOWEVER NOVEMBER WAS THE 7TH SNOWIEST
IN STATION HISTORY WITH A TOTAL OF 18.1 INCHES RECORDED...WHICH
IS 9.7 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR NOVEMBER OF 8.4
INCHES.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE FALL WAS 8.8 MPH. THE HIGHEST
SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON SEPTEMBER 2 WITH A WIND FROM THE
NORTHWEST AT 43 MPH. THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST ALSO OCCURRED ON
SEPTEMBER 2 WITH A SPEED OF 52 MPH.

THERE WERE 1836 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE FALL WHICH WAS 52
BELOW THE NORMAL VALUE OF 1888. THERE WERE 60 COOLING DEGREE DAYS
FOR THE FALL WHICH WAS 29 ABOVE THE NORMAL VALUE OF 31.

THE OUTLOOK FOR WINTER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE UPPER 20S IN
EARLY DECEMBER AND COOL TO THE LOW 20S BY MID JANUARY. BY THE END
OF FEBRUARY HIGHS WARM UP TO THE LOW 30S. NORMAL LOWS START IN
THE MID TEENS ABOVE ZERO IN EARLY DECEMBER AND COOL TO NEAR ZERO
BY MID JANUARY. BY THE END OF FEBRUARY LOWS WARM UP TO THE LOW
TEENS ABOVE ZERO. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE WINTER IS 2.25
INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR THE WINTER IS 26.2 INCHES. THE
CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER OUTLOOK FOR THE WINTER SEASON INDICATES
THERE IS NO STRONG SIGNAL FOR EITHER ABOVE OR BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND A TREND FOR MORE PRECIPITATION THAN AVERAGE.

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KLH


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