September 2012 Climate Summaries

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

 

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR SEPTEMBER WAS 56.2 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.6

DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 55.6 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE

51ST WARMEST SEPTEMBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE

FOR THE MONTH WAS 87 DEGREES ON THE 3RD. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS

33 DEGREES ON THE 21ST...23RD AND 25TH AND 27TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE

RECORDS WERE BROKEN FOR THE MONTH.
 

SEPTEMBER 2012 WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 0.84 INCHES OF

PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 3.27 INCHES BELOW THE

NORMAL OF 4.11 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 6TH DRIEST SEPTEMBER IN

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

PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 19TH WHEN 0.30 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 7 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10

INCHES FELL ON 4 DAYS. 0.1 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS RECORDED FOR THE

MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET FOR

THE MONTH.
 

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 8.1 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY

FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 19TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 14.7

MPH. THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 19TH WITH A WIND

FROM THE WEST AT 29 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 39 MPH FROM THE WEST WAS

RECORDED ON THE 19TH AND 24TH. THERE WERE 281 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR

THE MONTH WHICH WAS 17 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 298. THIS BROUGHT THE

SEASONAL TOTAL TO 328 WHICH WAS 119 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 447. THERE

WERE 24 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 10 ABOVE NORMAL

OF 14. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS TO 409

WHICH IS 205 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 204. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC

PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.38 INCHES REACHED ON THE 14TH

AND THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.56 INCHES REACHED

ON THE 19TH.
 

THE OUTLOOK FOR OCTOBER...NORMAL HIGHS BEGIN IN THE UPPER 50S AND

FALL TO THE LOWER 40S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE

MONTH BEGIN IN THE UPPER 30S AND FALL TO THE UPPER 20S ON THE 31ST.

NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR OCTOBER IS 2.85 INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR

OCTOBER IS 2.3 INCHES. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL

PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR OCTOBER.

 
.SEPTEMBER 2012 WAS COOLER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS
MN...
 
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR SEPTEMBER WAS 51.5 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.1
DEGREES COOLER THAN THE NORMAL OF 53.6 DEGREES MAKING THIS THE 15TH
COOLEST SEPTEMBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 84 DEGREES ON THE 3RD. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 20
DEGREES ON THE 18TH. THREE DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED
FOR THE MONTH. A TEMPERATURE OF 20 DEGREES WAS RECORDED ON THE 18TH
BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 27 DEGREES SET IN 1918. A TEMPERATURE OF
21 DEGREES WAS REPORTED ON THE 19TH BREAKING THE OLD RECORD SET IN
1995. A TEMPERATURE OF 23 DEGREES WAS RECORDED ON THE 27TH TYING THE
RECORD SET IN 2000.
SEPTEMBER 2012 WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 0.85 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 2.14 INCHES BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 2.99 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 6TH DRIEST SEPTEMBER IN
RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR
PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 19TH THROUGH THE 20TH WHEN 0.38 INCHES WAS
RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 12 DAYS.
AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 7 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 4 DAYS. A TRACE OF SNOW WAS REPORTED
FOR THE MONTH. THIS IS 0.1 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 0.1 INCHES. NO
DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE MONTH.
 
THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.8 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 19TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 11.3
MPH. THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 19TH WITH A WIND
FROM THE WEST AT 28 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 38 MPH FROM THE WEST WAS
RECORDED ON THE 19TH. THERE WERE 401 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
MONTH WHICH WAS 48 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 353. THIS BROUGHT THE
SEASONAL TOTAL TO 527 WHICH WAS 7 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 534. THERE
WERE 4 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 7 DEGREES BELOW
THE NORMAL OF 11. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS ARE 222
WHICH IS 30 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 192. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE
READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.40 INCHES REACHED ON THE 14TH AND THE
LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.49 INCHES REACHED ON THE 
19TH.
 
THE OUTLOOK FOR OCTOBER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE UPPER 50S AND
COOL TO THE LOWER 40S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE
MONTH BEGIN IN THE MID 30S AND FALL TO THE MID 20S ON THE 31ST.
NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR OCTOBER IS 2.08 INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR
OCTOBER IS 2.2 INCHES. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR OCTOBER.


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