2010 Preliminary Climate Stats

2010 was a warm year for the Northland.

While much of northern Wisconsin and the Minnesota Arrowhead was in a drought for a good portion of the year, International Falls had near record rainfall.

Below is a table with preliminary 2010 climate data:

International Falls
Avg temp for 2010:
            39.5F: 9th warmest year on record.   Record is 42.3F in 1987

Normal avg annual temp:    37.4F
2010 departure:                    +2.1F

Pcpn for 2010:                      32.74"    2nd wettest year on record. Record is 34.35" in 1941

Normal annual pcpn:            23.93"
departure for 2010:                +8.81"
Duluth (1870-2010)

Avg temp for 2010:
            42.0F: 5th warmest year on record;  Record is 44.5F in 1931

Normal avg annual temp:    39.1F
2010 departure:                    +2.9F

Pcpn for 2010:                      35.60"    18th wettest on record; 10th wettest at the airport. Record is 45.38" in 1879

Normal annual pcpn:            31.00"
departure for 2010:                +4.60"

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