September 2013 Climate Summaries

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

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR SEPTEMBER WAS 59.9 DEGREES WHICH WAS 4.3
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 55.6 DEGREES MAKING THIS THE 11TH
WARMEST SEPTEMBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE
MONTH WAS 88 DEGREES ON THE 6TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 37
DEGREES ON THE 16TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN OR
TIED FOR THE MONTH.

SEPTEMBER 2013 WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 1.26 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 2.85 INCHES BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 4.11 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 12TH DRIEST SEPTEMBER IN
RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR
PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 28TH WHEN 0.35 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 9 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 8.7 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 28TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 13.9
MPH. THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 28TH WITH A WIND
FROM THE WEST AT 33 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 44 MPH FROM THE SOUTHWEST
WAS RECORDED ON THE 28TH. THERE WERE 168 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
MONTH WHICH WAS 130 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 298. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL
TOTAL TO 242 WHICH WAS 205 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 447. THERE WERE 24
COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 10 DEGREES ABOVE THE
NORMAL OF 14. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS IS 375 WHICH IS
171 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 204. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE
READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.45 INCHES REACHED ON THE 16TH AND THE
LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.63 INCHES REACHED ON THE
19TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR OCTOBER...NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE MONTH BEGIN IN THE UPPER
50S AND COOL TO THE MID 40S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR
THE MONTH BEGIN AT 40 DEGREES AND COOL TO 30 DEGREES AT THE END OF
THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR OCTOBER IS 2.85 INCHES. NORMAL
SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH IS 2.3 INCHES. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR OCTOBER.

SEPTEMBER 2013 WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT INTERNATIONAL
FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR SEPTEMBER WAS 57.8 DEGREES WHICH WAS 4.2
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 53.6 DEGREES TYING THIS THE 8TH
WARMEST SEPTEMBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 84 DEGREES ON THE 6TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 29
DEGREES ON THE 16TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE TIED OR
BROKEN FOR THE MONTH.

SEPTEMBER 2013 WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 2.01 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 0.98 INCHES BELOW THE
NORMAL OF 2.99 INCHES MAKING THIS FOR THE 35TH DRIEST SEPTEMBER IN
RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR
PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 9TH THROUGH THE 10TH WHEN 0.68 INCHES WAS
RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 13 DAYS.
AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 9 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 5 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON 1 DAY. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE
SET FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.7 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 26TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 10.6 MPH.
THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 28TH WITH A WIND FROM
THE WEST AT 23 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 33 MPH FROM THE SOUTHEAST WAS
RECORDED ON THE 23RD. THERE WERE 222 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
MONTH WHICH WAS 131 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 353. THIS BROUGHT THE
SEASONAL TOTAL TO 442 WHICH WAS 92 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 534. THERE
WERE 11 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. THE
SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS ARE 224 WHICH IS 32 DEGREES ABOVE
THE NORMAL OF 192. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR THE
MONTH WAS 30.43 INCHES REACHED ON THE 16TH AND THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC
PRESSURE READING WAS 29.62 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 START IN THE MID 30S AND COOL TO THE MID 20S AT THE END OF
THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR OCTOBER IS 2.08 INCHES. NORMAL
SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH IS 2.2 INCHES. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR OCTOBER.



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