August 2012 Climate Summaries

 

.AUGUST 2012 WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH MN...

 

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST WAS 66.1 DEGREES WHICH WAS 1.8

DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 64.3 DEGREES MAKING THIS THE 29TH

WARMEST AUGUST IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE

MONTH WAS 87 DEGREES ON THE 1ST. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 42

DEGREES ON THE 17TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN FOR

THE MONTH.

 

AUGUST 2012 WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 1.42 INCHES OF

PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 2.28 INCHES BELOW THE

NORMAL OF 3.70 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 16TH DRIEST AUGUST IN RECORDED

HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD

OCCURRED ON THE 3RD THROUGH THE 4TH WHEN 0.60 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION

WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 13

DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 11 DAYS. AT

LEAST 0.10 INCHES FELL ON 4 DAYS. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS

WERE SET FOR THE MONTH.

 

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 7.7 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY

FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 16TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 14.9

MPH. THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 3RD WITH A WIND

FROM THE WEST AT 29 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 38 MPH FROM THE WEST WAS

RECORDED ON THE 3RD. THERE WERE 47 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH

WHICH WAS 39 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 86. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL

TO 47 WHICH WAS 102 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 149. THERE WERE 90 COOLING

DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 24 ABOVE NORMAL OF 66. THIS

BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS TO 385 WHICH IS 195

ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 190. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR

THE MONTH WAS 30.23 INCHES REACHED ON THE 10TH AND THE LOWEST

BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.66 INCHES REACHED ON THE 30TH.

 

THE OUTLOOK FOR SEPTEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS BEGIN IN THE LOWER 70S AND FALL

TO THE UPPER 50S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MONTH BEGIN

IN THE LOWER 50S AND FALL TO THE UPPER 30S ON THE 30TH. NORMAL

PRECIPITATION FOR SEPTEMBER IS 4.11 INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR

SEPTEMBER IS 0.1 INCHES. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL

PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR SEPTEMBER.

 
.AUGUST 2012 WAS COOLER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS
MN...
 
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST WAS 62.0 DEGREES WHICH WAS 1.3
DEGREES COOLER THAN THE NORMAL OF 63.3 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE
31ST COOLEST AUGUST IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 89 DEGREES ON THE 29TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 37
DEGREES ON THE 19TH. TWO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED
FOR THE MONTH. A TEMPERATURE OF 38 DEGREES WAS RECORDED ON THE 10TH
BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 39 DEGREES SET IN 2011. A TEMPERATURE OF
41 DEGREES WAS REPORTED ON THE 16TH TYING THE RECORD SET IN 1958.
AUGUST 2012 WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 2.70 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 0.11 INCHES BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 2.81 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 44TH DRIEST AUGUST IN RECORDED
HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD
OCCURRED ON THE 15TH THROUGH THE 16TH WHEN 1.58 INCHES WAS RECORDED.
AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 11 DAYS. AT LEAST
0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 5 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES
OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 4 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON 2 DAYS. AT LEAST 1.00 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
FELL ON 1 DAY. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE MONTH.
 
THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 4.8 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 16TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 11.2 MPH.
THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 3RD WITH A WIND FROM
THE EAST AT 35 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 47 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WAS
RECORDED ON THE 4TH. THERE WERE 121 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH
WHICH WAS 10 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 111. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL
TO 126 WHICH WAS 55 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 181. THERE WERE 35 COOLING
DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 23 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF
58. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS ARE 218 WHICH IS 37 ABOVE
THE NORMAL OF 181. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR THE
MONTH WAS 30.26 INCHES REACHED ON THE 10TH AND THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC
PRESSURE READING WAS 29.58 INCHES REACHED ON THE 3RD.
 
THE OUTLOOK FOR SEPTEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE LOWER 70S AND COOL TO
THE UPPER 50S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MONTH
BEGIN IN THE UPPER 40S AND FALL TO THE MID 30S ON THE 30TH. NORMAL
PRECIPITATION FOR SEPTEMBER IS 2.99 INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR
SEPTEMBER IS 0.1 INCHES. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR SEPTEMBER.


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