July 2013 Climate Summaries

.JULY 2013 WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS 67.8 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.0
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 65.8 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE
25TH WARMEST JULY IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 94 DEGREES ON THE 18TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 47
DEGREES ON THE 29TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE
BROKEN OR TIED FOR THE MONTH.

JULY 2013 WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 1.73 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 2.12 INCHES BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 3.85 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 20TH DRIEST JULY IN RECORDED
HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD
OCCURRED ON THE 27TH WHEN 0.38 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED.
AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 16 DAYS. AT LEAST
0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 12 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES
FELL ON 8 DAYS. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE
MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 8.2 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 12TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 13.8 MPH.
THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 26TH WITH A WIND FROM
THE SOUTHWEST AT 26 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 35 MPH FROM THE SOUTHWEST 
WAS RECORDED ON THE 26TH. THERE WERE 47 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
MONTH WHICH WAS 16 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 63. THIS BROUGHT THE
SEASONAL TOTAL TO 47 WHICH WAS 16 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 63. THERE
WERE 141 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 51 DEGREES ABOVE
THE NORMAL OF 90. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS IS 195 WHICH
IS 71 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 124. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC
PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.27 INCHES REACHED ON THE 15TH
AND THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.61 INCHES REACHED
ON THE 19TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR AUGUST...NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE MONTH BEGIN IN THE MID
70S AND COOL TO THE LOWER 70S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS
FOR THE MONTH BEGIN IN THE MID 50S AND COOL TO THE LOWER 50S AT THE
END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST IS 3.70 INCHES. BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR
AUGUST.

.JULY 2013 WAS SLIGHTLY COOLER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT
INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS 64.9 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.3
DEGREES COOLER THAN THE NORMAL OF 65.2 DEGREES MAKING THIS THE 24TH
COOLEST JULY IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE
MONTH WAS 89 DEGREES ON THE 16TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 40
DEGREES ON THE 29TH. ONE DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS TIED FOR THE
MONTH. A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 41 DEGREES WAS RECORDED ON THE
21ST TYING THE OLD RECORD OF 41 DEGREES SET IN 1947.

JULY 2013 WAS WETTER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 7.40 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 3.70 INCHES ABOVE THE
NORMAL OF 3.70 INCHES MAKING THIS FOR THE 6TH WETTEST JULY IN
RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR
PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 25TH THROUGH THE 26TH WHEN 2.70 INCHES WAS
RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 19 DAYS.
AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 16 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 9 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON 3 DAYS. AT LEAST 1.00 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
FELL ON 2 DAYS. TWO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WAS SET FOR THE
MONTH. 2.15 INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON THE 18TH BREAKING THE OLD RECORD
OF 1.88 SET IN 1961. 2.23 INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON THE 25TH BREAKING
THE OLD RECORD OF 2.19 INCHES SET IN 1950.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.0 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 22ND WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 11.4 MPH.
THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 27TH WITH A WIND FROM
THE NORTH AT 30 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 39 MPH FROM THE NORTH WAS
RECORDED ON THE 27TH. THERE WERE 85 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
MONTH WHICH WAS 15 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 70. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL
TOTAL TO 85 WHICH WAS 15 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 70. THERE WERE
90 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 14 DEGREES ABOVE THE
NORMAL OF 76. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS ARE 127 WHICH IS
4 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 123. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE
READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.24 INCHES REACHED ON THE 1ST AND THE
LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.54 INCHES REACHED ON THE
22ND.

THE OUTLOOK FOR AUGUST...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE UPPER 70S AND COOL TO
THE LOWER 70S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MONTH
START IN THE LOWER 50S AND COOL TO THE UPPER 40S AT THE END OF THE
MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST IS 2.81 INCHES. BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR AUGUST.



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