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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
714 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

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...THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   09/07/1906
 LOW               19   09/15/2011
HIGHEST            83   09/27        MM      MM       84  09/06
LOWEST             25   09/13        MM      MM       29  09/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.4              65.4     0.0     69.7
AVG. MINIMUM     43.3              41.8     1.5     45.8
MEAN             54.3              53.6     0.7     57.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               4.1    -1.1        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.36   1961
 MINIMUM         0.20   1897
TOTALS           3.10              2.99    0.11     2.01
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.07
DAYS >= .01        12              11.9     0.1        9
DAYS >= .10         7               5.9     1.1        5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.7    -0.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.14   09/19 TO 09/20

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     322               353     -31      222
 SINCE 7/1        536               534       2      442
COOLING TOTAL      10                11      -1       11
 SINCE 1/1        121               192     -71      224
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/040    DATE  09/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/320    DATE  09/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      3

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

$$

.SEPTEMBER 2014 WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT INTERNATIONAL
FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR SEPTEMBER WAS 54.3 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.7
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 53.6 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE
35TH WARMEST SEPTEMBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 83 DEGREES ON THE 27TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS
25 DEGREES ON THE 13TH. ONE DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS SET FOR THE
MONTH. A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 25 DEGREES WAS RECORDED ON THE
13TH BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 26 DEGREES SET IN 1975.

SEPTEMBER 2014 HAD ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF 3.10
INCHES WHICH WAS 0.11 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 2.99 INCHES MAKING
THIS THE 43RD WETTEST SEPTEMBER IN RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST
AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 19TH
THROUGH THE 20TH WHEN 1.14 INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF
PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 18 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON 12 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
FELL ON 7 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 1 DAY.
AT LEAST 1.00 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 1 DAY. NO SNOW FELL
FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 0.1 INCHES BELOW THE AVERAGE OF 0.1 INCHES.
THIS WAS TIED FOR THE LEAST SNOWIEST SEPTEMBER IN STATION HISTORY.
NO DAILY PRECIPITATION OR SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 6.6 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 10TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 12.4
MPH. THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 2ND WITH A WIND
FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 21 MPH AND ON THE 4TH WITH A WIND FROM THE
WEST AT 21 MPH. A SUSTAINED WIND ALSO OCCURRED ON THE 10TH WITH A
WIND FROM THE NORTHEAST AT 21 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 30 MPH FROM THE
SOUTHWEST WAS RECORDED ON THE 8TH. A PEAK GUST OF 30 MPH FROM THE
NORTHEAST WAS RECORDED ON THE 9TH. A PEAK GUST OF 30 MPH FROM THE
NORTHEAST WAS RECORDED ON THE 10TH. A PEAK GUST OF 30 MPH FROM THE
NORTHWEST WAS RECORDED ON THE 19TH. THERE WERE 322 HEATING DEGREE
DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 31 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 353. THIS
BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL OF HEATING DEGREE DAYS TO 536 WHICH IS 2
ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 534. THERE WERE 10 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
MONTH WHICH WAS 1 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 11. THIS BRINGS THE SEASONAL
TOTAL OF COOLING DEGREE DAYS TO 121 WHICH WAS 71 DEGREES BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 192. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH
WAS 30.46 INCHES REACHED ON THE 12TH. THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC WAS 29.53
INCHES REACHED ON THE 19TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR OCTOBER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE UPPER 50S AND
COOL TO THE LOWER 40S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE
MONTH START IN THE MID 30S AND COOL TO THE MID 20S AT THE END OF THE
MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR OCTOBER IS 2.08 INCHES. NORMAL
SNOWFALL FOR OCTOBER IS 2.2 INCHES. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR OCTOBER.

$$








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