Tuesday, March 1, 2011

FEBRUARY 2011 CLIMATE REPORT

Issued at 5:26 PM CST, Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

February 2011 climate report for Duluth, Minnesota (Airport location)

Average monthly temperature:  14.5 degrees
Normal:  14.8 degrees
Departure from normal:  -0.3 degrees

Warmest monthly high temperature:  52 degrees on the 16th
Warmest monthly low temperature:  28 degrees on the 15th

Coldest monthly high temperature:  3 degrees on the 26th
Coldest monthly low temperature:  -18 degrees on the 10th

Number of days with a high temperature of at least 32 degrees:  6
Number of days with a high temperature of at least 40 degrees:  3
Number of days with a high temperature of at least 50 degrees:  1

Number of days with a low temperature of zero degrees or colder:  12

Total monthly precipitation:  0.31"
Normal:  0.83"
Departure from normal:  -0.52"

Heaviest daily precipitation total:  0.17" on the 4th

Number of days with at least 0.01" of precipitation:  6
Number of days with at least 0.10" of precipitation:  1

Total monthly snowfall:  3.2"
Normal:  11.4"
Departure from normal:  -8.2"

Heaviest daily snowfall total:  1.6" on the 20th

17 days had at least a trace of snow

February 2010 climate report for Duluth, Minnesota (Airport location)

Average monthly temperature:  15.5 degrees/+0.7 degrees
Monthly precipitation total:  0.41"/-0.42"
Monthly snowfall total:  8.5"/-2.9"

8 days with a high temperature of at least 32 degrees with 10 days with a low temperature of zero degrees or colder.

11 days had at least a trace of snow.

Tim