A prolonged early-spring warm spell set several temperature records across the region. The mid-March warm spell brought an abrupt end to the snowpack across the Northland as well as record setting ice-out dates on area lakes.


Monthly March Temperature Records
Duluth, MN                        International Falls, MN
Normal Average Temperature: 25.9 F Normal Average Temperature: 23.6 F
2nd Warmest Average March Temperature: 38.8 F in 1878
2nd Warmest Average March Temperature: 34.4 F in 2010
March 2012  Average Temperature: 39.2 F
March 2012  Average Temperature: 38.2 F

More March info for Duluth, MN

Duluth March 2012 Climate Summary

More March info for International Falls, MN

International Falls March 2012 Climate Summary

 

More Climate Information

 
** A high temperature of 79 F was recorded at the International Falls Airport on March 18th. This is a new record warm temperature for the month of March at International Falls, MN.

Below are listings of observed temperatures from the past several weeks and the corresponding daily records.   

International Falls, MN

  High Temperature Low Temperature
March 31st  2012: 54 F
 Record High: 73 F
   2012: 35 F
 Record Warm Low: 44
March 30th  2012: 37 F
 Record High: 70 F
   2012: 31 F
 Record Warm Low: 45
March 29th  2012: 40 F
 Record High: 65 F
   2012: 25 F
 Record Warm Low: 37
March 28th  2012: 47 F
 Record High: 61 F
   2012: 31 F
 Record Warm Low: 40
March 27th  2012: 59 F
 Record High: 60 F
   2012: 34 F
 Record Warm Low: 41
March 26th  2012: 47 F
 Record High: 57 in 1989
   2012: 20 F
 Record Warm Low: 41
March 25th  2012: 35 F  Record High: 60 in 1921/1918/1911    2012: 23 F  Record Warm Low: 48 in 1918
March 24th
 2012: 58 F
 Record High: 63 in 1921    2012: 29 F
 Record Warm Low: 41 in 2000
March 23rd  2012: 54 F
 Record High: 66 in 2003
   2012: 47 F
 Record Warm Low: 48 in 1920
March 22nd *2012: 72 F  Record High: 62 in 2000
   2012: 28 F
 Record Warm Low: 36 in 1986/1920
March 21st *2012: 69 F  Record High: 56 in 1987    2012: 31 F
 Record Warm Low: 36 in 1911
March 20th *2012: 61 F tie  Record High: 61 in 1987   *2012: 42 F  Record Warm Low: 33 in 2011
March 19th *2012: 78 F  Record High: 60 in 1918   *2012: 60 F  Record Warm Low: 41 in 1918
March 18th *2012: 79 F  Record High: 66 in 1918   *2012: 51 F  Record Warm Low:  38 in 1968
March 17th *2012: 77 F  Record High: 55 in 1968   *2012: 52 F  Record Warm Low: 38 in 1968
March 16th *2012: 71 F  Record High: 58 in 2009   *2012: 42 F  Record Warm Low: 34 in 2009
March 15th *2012: 57 F tie  Record High: 57 in 2009/2003   *2012: 42 F  Record Warm Low: 39 in 1914
March 14th *2012: 57 F  Record High: 54 in 2010/1911   *2012: 48 F  Record Warm Low: 38 in 2010
March 13th *2012: 55 F  Record High: 54 in 1995/1911    2012: 34 F  Record Warm Low: 44 in 1995
March 12th  2012: 43 F  Record High: 56 in 1996   *2012: 43 F  Record Warm Low: 39 in 1995
March 11th *2012: 61 F  Record High: 52 in 2007/1959/1957   *2012: 46 F  Record Warm Low: 36 in 2010
March 10th *2012: 59 F  Record High: 54 in 1987   *2012: 34 F  Record Warm Low: 30 in 2010/1988
 

Duluth, MN

  High Temperature Low Temperature
March 31st  2012: 46 F
 Record High: 71 F
   2012: 35 F
 Record Warm Low: 41
March 30th  2012: 37 F
 Record High: 67 F
   2012: 33 F
 Record Warm Low: 41
March 29th  2012: 40 F
 Record High: 63 F
   2012: 30 F
 Record Warm Low: 43
March 28th  2012: 47 F
 Record High: 81 F
   2012: 31 F
 Record Warm Low: 48
March 27th  2012: 67 F
 Record High: 79 F
   2012: 35 F
 Record Warm Low: 42
March 26th  2012: 35 F
 Record High: 72 in 2007    2012: 27 F
 Record Warm Low: 42
March 25th  2012: 48 F  Record High: 64 in 1925    2012: 30 F  Record Warm Low: 39 in 1925
March 24th *2012: 70 F  Record High: 64 in 1928/1910
   2012: 37 F
 Record Warm Low: 40 in 2000/1928
March 23rd  2012: 48 F
 Record High: 68 in 1939
   2012: 42 F
 Record Warm Low: 43 in 1920
March 22nd  2012: 54 F
 Record High: 72 in 1945
  *2012:39 F tie  Record Warm Low: 39 in 1945
March 21st  2012: 58 F
 Record High: 68 in 1910   *2012:39 F tie
 Record Warm Low: 39 in 1946
March 20th *2012: 62 F  Record High: 60 in 1938   *2012: 50 F  Record Warm Low: 41 in 1918
March 19th *2012: 72 F  Record High: 66 in 1910   *2012: 48 F  Record Warm Low: 41 in 1918
March 18th *2012: 73 F  Record High: 67 in 1918   *2012: 50 F  Record Warm Low: 43 in 1968
March 17th *2012: 75 F  Record High: 61 in 1968   *2012: 40 F  Record Warm Low: 36 in 1968
March 16th 2012: 55 F  Record High: 60 in 2003    2012: 36 F  Record Warm Low: 40 in 2010
March 15th 2012: 53 F  Record High: 60 in 2010   2012: 35 F  Record Warm Low: 39 in 2010
March 14th *2012: 68 F  Record High: 60 in 1902   2012: 40 F  Record Warm Low: 44 in 1902
March 13th 2012: 55 F  Record High: 57 in 2007    2012: 32 F  Record Warm Low: 42 in 1995
March 12th  2012: 43 F  Record High: 55 in 1903   2012: 37 F  Record Warm Low: 38 in 1903
March 11th 2012: 57 F  Record High: 60 in 1902   2012: 34 F  Record Warm Low: 38 in 1902
March 10th 2012: 53 F  Record High: 54 in 1990   2012: 25 F  Record Warm Low: 37 in 1878
 
More Record Temperatures around Minnesota from the MN Climatology Working Group
 
Minnesota Snow Depth Change
From the MN Climatology Working Group
 
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