Sunday, May 1, 2011

Climate reports for April 2011

April 2011 climate summary for Duluth, Minnesota (Airport location)

Average monthly temperature:  39.1 degrees
Average:  39.0 degrees
Departure:  0.1 degrees above average

Warmest monthly high temperature:  65 degrees on the 25th and previous dates
Warmest monthly low temperature:  42 degrees on the 30th

Coldest monthly high temperature:  31 degrees on the 14th
Coldest monthly low temperature:  24 degrees on the 18th and previous dates

6 days with a high temperature of at least 50 degrees
4 days with a high temperature of at least 60 degrees
1 day with a high temperature lower than 32 degrees
20 days with a minimum temperature of 32 degrees or lower

Precipitation total:  3.79
Average:  2.09"
Departure:  1.70" above average

Heaviest daily precipitation total:  1.11" on the 30th

Number of days with at least 0.01" of precipitation:  18
Number of days with at least 0.10" of precipitation:    9
Number of days with at least 0.50" of precipitation:    1
Number of days with at least 1.00 of precipitation:     1

Snowfall total:  10.6"
Average:  6.3"
Departure:  4.3" above average

Heaviest snowfall total:  3.2" on the 16th

Number of days with at least 1.0" of snow:  4

22 days had at least a trace of precipitation
15 days had at least a trace of snow
1 thunderstorm day on the 10th

April 2010 climate summary for Duluth, Minnesota (Airport location)

Average monthly temperature:  46.1 degrees
Departure:  7.1 degrees above average

Precipitation total:  0.75"/1.34" below average
Snowfall total:  Trace/6.3" below average

16 days with a high temperature of at least 50 degrees
9 days with a high temperature of at least 60 degrees
2 days with a high temperature of at least 70 degrees
10 days with a minimum temperature of 32 degrees or lower

April 2011 climate summary for International Falls, Minnesota.

Average monthly temperature:  39.5 degrees/0.2 degrees above average
Precipitation total:  3.74"/2.36" above average
Snowfall total:  8.4"/3.0" above average

April 2011 climate summary for the Twin Cities, Minnesota.

Average monthly temperature:  46.2 degrees/0.4 degrees below average
Precipitation total:  2.80"/0.49" above average
Snowfall total:  1.9"/1.2" below average

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