Saturday, September 4, 2010

AUGUST 2010 CLIMATE INFO.

Issued at 1:13 PM CDT, Saturday, September 4th, 2010

August 2010 climate information for Duluth, Minnesota (Airport location)

Average temperature: 68.1 degrees
Normal: 63.7 degrees
Departure from normal: 4.4 degrees Above Normal

Warmest monthly high temperature: 89 degrees on the 9th
Warmest monthly low temperature: 73 degrees on the 30th

Coldest monthly high temperature: 65 degrees on the 18th
Coldest monthly low temperature: 46 degrees on the 17th

15 days during the month had a maximum temperature of at least 80 degrees
11 days during the month had a maximum temperature of at least 70 degrees

15 days during the month had a minimum temperature of at least 60 degrees
1 day during the month had a minimum temperature of at least 70 degrees

Monthly precipitation total: 6.39"
Normal: 4.22"
Departure from normal: 2.17" Above Normal

Heaviest daily precipitation total: 1.33" on the 7th

Number of days with at least 0.01" of precipitation: 13
Number of days with at least 0.10" of precipitation: 10
Number of days with at least 0.50" of precipitation: 7
Number of days with at least 1.00" of precipitation: 1

We had 7 thunderstorm days during August 2010

August 2009 climate information for Duluth, MN (Airport location)

Average temperature: 62.2 degrees
Normal: 63.7 degrees
Departure from normal: 1.5 degrees Below Normal

5 days during the month had a maximum temperature of at least 80 degrees
16 days during the month had a maximum temperature of at least 70 degrees

5 days during the month had a minimum temperature of at least 60 degrees
9 days during the month had a minimum temperature at or under 50 degrees

Monthly precipitation total: 6.02"
Normal: 4.22"
Departure from normal: 1.80" Above Normal

We had 7 thunderstorm days during August 2009

Outlook for September 2010, issued by the Climate Prediction Center on August 31st, 2010.

For Duluth: Equal chances for Above Normal, Below Normal or Normal Temperatures with a 40% chance for Above Normal Precipitation.

Tim