January 2010 Climate Data

  
A Mild January

JANUARY 2010 WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH MN WITH NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION.


THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JANUARY WAS 10.6 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.2 
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 8.4 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 36 DEGREES ON THE 17TH. THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE WAS 26 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON THE 3RD. NO TEMPERATURE
RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE MONTH.

JANUARY 2010 WAS AROUND NORMAL FOR PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF
1.10 INCHES FALLING FOR THE MONTH. THIS IS 0.02 INCHES BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 1.12 INCHES. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24
HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 24TH THROUGH THE 25TH WHEN 0.71 INCHES
FELL. 14.6 INCHES OF SNOW FELL IN JANUARY. THIS IS 5.0 INCHES BELOW
THE NORMAL OF 19.6 INCHES. THIS BRINGS THE SEASONAL SNOWFALL TOTAL
TO 52.8 INCHES WHICH IS 1.4 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 52.8 INCHES.
THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS 8.5 INCHES
WHICH FELL FROM THE 24TH TO THE 25TH. AT LEAST A TRACE OF
PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 13 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON 3 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES FELL ON 3 DAYS.
AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 1 DAY. NO DAILY
PRECIPITATION OR SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH OF
JANUARY. 

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 10.1 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS THE 25TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 17.4
MPH...NORTH WINDS SUSTAINED AT 26 MPH...AND A PEAK GUST OF 36 MPH
FROM THE NORTH. THERE WERE 1679 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH
WHICH WAS 92 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1771...THIS BRINGS THE SEASONAL
TOTAL TO 5234 WHICH IS 436 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 5670. THERE WERE NO
COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH IS NORMAL. THE SEASONAL
TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS WAS 0 WHICH IS NORMAL. THE HIGHEST
BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.71 INCHES REACHED
ON THE 3RD AND THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.04
INCHES REACHED ON THE 25TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR FEBRUARY...NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE MONTH RANGE FROM 20
DEGREES TO START THE MONTH...AND THE UPPER 20S AT THE END. NORMAL
LOWS RANGE FROM 1 DEGREE ABOVE ZERO ON THE 1ST TO 10 ABOVE ON THE
28TH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR FEBRUARY IS 0.83 INCHES WITH 11.4
INCHES OF SNOW. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION ARE EXPECTED IN FEBRUARY.  

 

JANUARY 2010 WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL WITH AVERAGE PRECIPITATION
AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN.


THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JANUARY WAS 6.8 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.7 
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 4.1 DEGREES. THIS RANKS AS THE
24TH WARMEST JANUARY ON RECORD AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 43 DEGREES ON THE 16TH. THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE WAS 38 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON THE 4TH. TWO DAILY LOW
TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE MONTH. ON THE 2ND A LOW
TEMPERATURE OF 37 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WAS RECORDED BREAKING THE OLD
RECORD OF 34 BELOW SET IN 1979. ON THE 3RD A LOW TEMPERATURE OF 37
DEGREES BELOW ZERO WAS REPORTED BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 35 BELOW
SET IN 1911. A DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 39 DEGREES WAS SET
ON THE 15TH BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 38 SET IN 1919.

JANUARY 2010 LIQUID EQUIVALENT PRECIPITATION WAS NEAR NORMAL WITH A
TOTAL OF 0.83 INCHES RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS IS 0.01 INCHES
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 0.84 INCHES. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 24TH TO THE 25TH
WHEN 0.50 INCHES FELL. 10.6 INCHES OF SNOW FELL IN JANUARY. THIS IS
2.1 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 12.7 INCHES. THIS BRINGS THE SEASONAL
SNOWFALL TOTAL TO 41.6 INCHES WHICH IS 0.5 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL
OF 41.1 INCHES. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD
WAS 7.0 INCHES WHICH FELL ON THE 24TH TO THE 25TH. AT LEAST A TRACE
OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 13 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON 5 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES FELL ON 3 DAYS.
NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH OF
JANUARY. 

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 6.4 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS THE 25TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 17.7 MPH.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 26 MPH FROM THE NORTH ALSO OCCURRED ON
THE 25TH WITH A PEAK GUST OF 35 MPH FROM THE NORTH. THERE WERE 1796
HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 150 BELOW THE NORMAL OF
1946...THIS BRINGS THE SEASONAL TOTAL TO 5838 WHICH IS 309 BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 6147. THERE WERE NO COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH
WHICH IS NORMAL. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR THE
MONTH WAS 30.81 INCHES REACHED ON THE 3RD AND THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC
PRESSURE READING WAS 29.04 INCHES REACHED ON THE 25TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR FEBRUARY...NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE MONTH RANGE FROM THE
UPPER TEENS ON THE 1ST TO THE UPPER 20S BY MONTHS END. NORMAL LOWS
RANGE FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO WARMING TO THE SINGLE DIGITS
ABOVE ZERO. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR FEBRUARY IS 0.64 INCHES WITH
10.5 INCHES OF SNOW. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION ARE EXPECTED IN FEBRUARY.


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