2nd Coldest Start to a New Year at International Falls

The period from January 1st through May 3rd at International Falls ranks as the 2nd coldest start to a calendar year in recorded history. The average temperature for that period was 11.6 degrees. This follows the 11.3 average temperature in 1950. Non continuous weather records began there in 1897. The following is a list of the coldest starts to a calendar year through May 3rd at International Falls.

Rank  Value  Ending Date
  1    11.3    5/ 3/1950
  2    11.6    5/ 3/2014
  3    11.8    5/ 3/1979
  4    12.9    5/ 3/1996
  5    13.6    5/ 3/1982

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