October 2013 Climate Summaries

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

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR OCTOBER WAS 41.4 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.3
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 41.1 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE
48TH WARMEST OCTOBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 74 DEGREES ON THE 6TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 12
DEGREES ON THE 29TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE TIED OR
BROKEN FOR THE MONTH.

OCTOBER 2013 WAS SLIGHTLY DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 2.07
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 0.01 INCHES
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2.08 INCHES MAKING THIS FOR THE 58TH DRIEST
OCTOBER IN RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN
A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 14TH THROUGH THE 15TH WHEN 0.65
INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED
ON 21 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 17 DAYS.
AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 7 DAYS. 1.6 INCHES OF
SNOW FELL IN OCTOBER WHICH WAS 0.6 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2.2 INCHES
TYING THIS FOR THE 41ST LEAST SNOWIEST OCTOBER IN RECORDED HISTORY.
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 11TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 12.6
MPH. THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 1ST WITH A WIND
FROM THE WEST AT 29 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 44 MPH FROM THE WEST WAS
RECORDED ON THE 1ST. THERE WERE 726 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
MONTH WHICH WAS 17 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 743. THIS BROUGHT THE
SEASONAL TOTAL TO 1168 WHICH WAS 109 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1277. THERE
WERE 0 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 30.62 INCHES REACHED ON THE 28TH. THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC
WAS 29.40 INCHES REACHED ON THE 31ST.

THE OUTLOOK FOR NOVEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE LOWER 40S AND
COOL TO THE MID 20S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE
MONTH START IN THE MID 20S AND COOL TO THE UPPER SINGLE DIGITS AT
THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR NOVEMBER IS 1.38
INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH IS 13.7 INCHES. NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR
NOVEMBER.

.OCTOBER 2013 WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR OCTOBER WAS 45.0 DEGREES WHICH WAS 1.8
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 43.2 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE
63RD WARMEST OCTOBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 74 DEGREES ON THE 2ND. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 21
DEGREES ON THE 28TH AND 29TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE
BROKEN OR TIED FOR THE MONTH.

OCTOBER 2013 WAS WETTER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 3.93 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 1.08 INCHES ABOVE THE
NORMAL OF 2.85 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 20TH WETTEST OCTOBER IN
RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR
PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 15TH WHEN 1.31 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 23 DAYS.
AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 18 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10
INCHES FELL ON 8 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON
2 DAYS. AT LEAST 1.00 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 2 DAYS. 0.3
INCHES FELL FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 2.0 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF
2.3 INCHES TYING THIS FOR THE 58TH LEAST SNOWIEST OCTOBER IN
RECORDED HISTORY. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE
MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 9.9 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 5TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 23.7 MPH.
THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 5TH WITH A WIND FROM
THE EAST AT 33 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 46 MPH FROM THE EAST WAS RECORDED
ON THE 5TH. THERE WERE 610 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS
68 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 678. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL TO 852
WHICH WAS 273 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1125. THERE WERE 0 COOLING DEGREE
DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. 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 30.54 INCHES
REACHED ON THE 28TH AND THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS
29.35 INCHES REACHED ON THE 31ST.

THE OUTLOOK FOR NOVEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE MONTH BEGIN IN THE MID
40S AND COOL TO THE UPPER 20S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS
FOR THE MONTH BEGIN IN THE UPPER 20S AND COOL TO THE MID TEENS AT
THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR OCTOBER IS 2.09
INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH IS 13.7 INCHES. NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR
NOVEMBER.



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