Saturday, September 4, 2010

Summer 2010 Climate Info.

Issued at 1:25 PM CDT, Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Meteorological Summer, the period from June through August is complete. Here's the Summer of 2010 climate report for Duluth, Minnesota (Airport location)

Average temperature: 65.7 degrees
Normal: 63.0 degrees
Departure from normal: 2.7 degrees Above Normal

*This was the 8th warmest Summer on record at Duluth, Minnesota.

Precipitation total: 14.59"
Normal: 12.67"
Departure from normal: 1.92" Above Normal

*This was the 28th wettest Summer on record at Duluth, Minnesota.

June 2010 average temperature: 59.8 degrees/0.1 degrees Below Normal
July 2010 average temperature: 69.0 degrees/3.5 degrees Above Normal
August 2010 average temperature: 68.1 degrees/4.4 degrees Above Normal

June 2010 precipitation total: 5.25"/1.00" Above Normal
July 2010 precipitation total: 2.95"/1.25" Below Normal
August 2010 precipitation total: 6.39"/2.17" Above Normal

31 days during the Summer of 2010 had a maximum temperature of at least 80 degrees
39 days during the Summer of 2010 had a maximum temperature of at least 70 degrees

Summer of 2009 produced 14 days at or above 80 degrees and 47 days at or above 70 degrees

31 days during the Summer of 2010 had a minimum temperature of at least 60 degrees. The Summer of 2009 only had 9 days with a low temperature at or above 60 degrees.

Summer of 2010 climate report for International Falls, Minnesota:

Average temperature: 63.7 degrees
Normal: 63.8 degrees
Departure from normal: 0.1 degrees Below Normal

Precipitation total: 15.65"
Normal: 10.46"
Departure from normal: 5.19" Above Normal

*This was the 4th wettest Summer on record at International Falls, Minnesota.

Tim