Monday, May 1, 2017

April 2017 Climate Summary for Duluth, MN: Warmer than normal with above average precip and below average snowfall

April 2017 Climate Summary for Duluth, Minnesota (Airport location)

Average temperature:  42.2 degrees
Normal:  39.6 degrees
Departure:  +2.4 degrees above normal

Warmest high temperature:  70 F on the 15th
Warmest low temperature:  47 F on the 15th

Coldest high temperature:  30 F on the 27th
Coldest low temperature:  23 F on the 27th

7 days with a high temperature of at least 60 F (Average is 6 days)

1 day with high temperature of at least 70 F (Average is 2 days)

15 days with a low temperature of 32 F or below
1 day with a low temperature of 40 F or warmer

Total precipitation:  3.02"
Normal:  2.43"
Departure:  +0.59" above normal

Heaviest daily precipitation total:  0.83" on the 18th

Number of days with at least 0.01" of precipitation:  11
Number of days with at least 0.10" of precipitation:  7
Number of days with at least 0.50" of precipitation:  2

Total snowfall:  1.9"
Normal:  6.9"
Departure:  -5.0" below normal

Heaviest daily snowfall total:  0.7" on the 26th

2 days with snowfall (At least 0.1" accumulation)

Source:  http://mrcc.isws.illinois.edu





















Source:  http://mrcc.isws.illinois.edu





















April 2016 Climate Summary for Duluth, Minnesota (Airport location)

Average temperature:  37.7 degrees
Departure:  -1.9 degrees below normal

5 days with a high temperature of at least 60 F
1 day with a high temperature of at least 70 F

19 days with a low temperature of 32 F or lower

Total precipitation:  2.40"
Departure:  -0.03" below normal

Total snowfall:  9.8"
Departure:  +2.9" above normal

8 days with snowfall (At least 0.1" accumulation)
4 days with snowfall (At least 1.0" accumulation)

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