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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
758 PM CST FRI JAN 2 2015

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...THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   07/22/1923
 LOW              -55   01/06/1909
HIGHEST            90   07/21        MM      MM       89  08/28
                                                          08/20
                                                          07/16
LOWEST            -43   01/02        MM      MM      -39  02/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.5              48.8    -3.3     47.0
AVG. MINIMUM     23.5              26.2    -2.7     23.4
MEAN             34.5              37.5    -3.0     35.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               2.9    -1.9        0
DAYS MAX <= 32    122             102.6    19.4      115
DAYS MIN <= 32    202             198.2     3.8      180
DAYS MIN <= 0      82              58.8    23.2       79

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        34.35   1941
 MINIMUM        16.85   2003
TOTALS          30.22             24.22    6.00    31.87
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.07    0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01       143             128.0    15.0      143
DAYS >= .10        60              54.9     5.1       66
DAYS >= .50        17              12.9     4.1       11
DAYS >= 1.00        7                       3.6        5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.59   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 MAXIMUM        131.8   1992
 MINIMUM         25.9   1973
 SNOW DEPTH        38   01/27/1982
                        03/07/1966
TOTALS           83.9              71.0    12.9    110.6
SINCE 7/1        20.0              31.0   -11.0     37.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      7                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= TRACE     140              58.9    81.1      127
DAYS >= 1.0        25                       2.8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        34   02/22                         30  03/19
 24 HR TOTAL     10.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   11090             10222     868    10070
 SINCE 7/1         MM              4175      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     121               193     -72      224
 SINCE 1/1        121               192     -71      224

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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/284
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/100    DATE  04/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/330    DATE  06/12

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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.THE CALENDAR YEAR OF 2014 WAS COLDER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT INTERNATIONAL
FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE YEAR WAS 34.5 DEGREES WHICH WAS 3.0
DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 37.5 DEGREES MAKING THIS THE 2ND COLDEST
CALENDAR YEAR ON RECORD.

30.22 INCHES OF LIQUID EQUIVALENT PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED FOR THE
YEAR. THIS IS 6.00 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 24.22 MAKING THIS THE
10TH WETTEST CALENDAR YEAR ON RECORD. 83.9 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR
THE YEAR WHICH WAS 12.9 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 71.0 INCHES MAKING
THIS THE 15TH SNOWIEST CALENDAR YEAR IN STATION HISTORY.

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