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February Climate Summaries

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Duluth, MN

Normals for the Month of March
(The monthly climate normals are from a 30 year period defined by the Climate Prediction Center as 1981-2010)

  The Normal, Monthly Average Temperature (degrees F)

25.9

  The Normal, Monthly High Temperature (degrees F)

34.4

  The Normal, Monthly Low Temperature (degrees F)

17.5

 

 

  Normal Monthly Precipitation (inches)

1.49

  Normal Monthly Snowfall (inches)

13.2

 

 

  Normal number of days with Measurable Precipitation

9.7

  Normal number of days with snow depth of 1 inch or greater

3.6

 

 

  Normal Heating Degree Days

1210

  Normal Cooling Degree Days

0

 

Records for the Month of March

  Warmest Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

39.2 in 2012

  Coldest  Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

13.5 in 1923

  Highest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

81 on the 28th in 1946

  Lowest Observed High Temperature (degrees F)

-4 on the 23rd in 1974

  Lowest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

-29 on the 2nd in 1989

  Highest Observed Low Temperature (degrees F)

50 on the 18th and 20th in 2012

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Precipitation (inches)

5.12 in 1965

  Least Monthly  Precipitation (inches)

0.22 in 1959

  Greatest Daily Precipitation (inches)

2.24 on the 12th in 1977

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Snowfall (inches)

48.2 in 1917

  Least Monthly Snowfall (inches)

Trace in 2010

  Greatest Daily Snowfall (inches)

18.0 on the 13th in 1917

  Greatest Measured Snow Depth (inches)

48 on the 19th in 1965

 

International Falls, MN

Normals for the Month of March
(The monthly climate normals are from a 30 year period defined by the Climate Prediction Center as 1981-2010)

  The Normal, Monthly Average Temperature (degrees F)

23.6

  The Normal, Monthly High Temperature (degrees F)

34.7

  The Normal, Monthly Low Temperature (degrees F)

12.5

 

 

  Normal Monthly Precipitation (inches)

0.95

  Normal Monthly Snowfall (inches)

7.6

 

 

  Normal number of days with Measurable Precipitation

8.8

  Normal number of days with snow depth of 1 inch or greater

2.7

 

 

  Normal Heating Degree Days

1283

  Normal Cooling Degree Days

0

 

Records for the Month of March

  Warmest Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

38.2 in 2012

  Coldest  Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

10.8 in 1955

  Highest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

79 on the 17th in 2012

  Lowest Observed High Temperature (degrees F)

-9 on the 1st in 2014

  Lowest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

-38 on the 1st in 1962

  Highest Observed Low Temperature (degrees F)

60 on the 19th in 2012

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Precipitation (inches)

3.80 in 2009

  Least Monthly  Precipitation (inches)

Trace in 1918

  Greatest Daily Precipitation (inches)

1.29 on the 4th in 1966

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Snowfall (inches)

31.5 in 1951

  Least Monthly Snowfall (inches)

Trace in 1918

  Greatest Daily Snowfall (inches)

13.1 on the 10th in 2009

  Greatest Measured Snow Depth (inches)

38 on the 5th-7th in 1966

 

Brainerd, MN

Normals for the Month of March
(The monthly climate normals are from a 30 year period defined by the Climate Prediction Center as 1981-2010)

  The Normal, Monthly Average Temperature (degrees F)

29.1

  The Normal, Monthly High Temperature (degrees F)

38.9

  The Normal, Monthly Low Temperature (degrees F)

19.2

 

 

  Normal Monthly Precipitation (inches)

1.52

  Normal Monthly Snowfall (inches)

8.4

 

 

  Normal Heating Degree Days

1114

  Normal Cooling Degree Days

0

 

Records for the Month of March

  Warmest Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

42.0 in 2012

  Coldest  Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

11.5 in 1899

  Highest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

80 on the 28th in 1946

  Lowest Observed High Temperature (degrees F)

-8 on the 1st in 1919

  Lowest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

-35 on the 11th in 1948

 Highest Observed Low Temperature (degrees F)

62 on the 18th in 2012

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Precipitation (inches)

3.74 in 2009

  Least Monthly  Precipitation (inches)

Trace in 2001

  Greatest Daily Precipitation (inches)

1.81 on the 23rd in 2009

 

Hibbing, MN

Normals for the Month of March
(The monthly climate normals are from a 30 year period defined by the Climate Prediction Center as 1981-2010)

  The Normal, Monthly Average Temperature (degrees F)

24.4

  The Normal, Monthly High Temperature (degrees F)

36.0

  The Normal, Monthly Low Temperature (degrees F)

12.8

 

 

  Normal Heating Degree Days

1259

  Normal Cooling Degree Days

0

 

Records for the Month of March

  Warmest Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

37.5 in 2012

  Coldest  Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

13.5 in 1965

  Highest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

80 on the 28th in 1946

  Lowest Observed High Temperature (degrees F)

-5 on the 1st in 2014

  Lowest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

-37 on the 2nd in 1989

 Highest Observed Low Temperature (degrees F)

53 on the 19th in 2012

 

Ashland, WI

Normals for the Month of March
(The monthly climate normals are from a 30 year period defined by the Climate Prediction Center as 1981-2010)

  The Normal, Monthly Average Temperature (degrees F)

27.1

  The Normal, Monthly High Temperature (degrees F)

37.1

  The Normal, Monthly Low Temperature (degrees F)

17.2

 

 

  Normal Heating Degree Days

1173

  Normal Cooling Degree Days

0

 

Records for the Month of March

  Warmest Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

42.0 in 2012

  Coldest  Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

16.7 in 1923

  Highest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

84 on the 28th in 1946

  Lowest Observed High Temperature (degrees F)

2 on the 1st in 2014

  Lowest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

-30 on the 1st in 1962 and on the 7th in 1984

 Highest Observed Low Temperature (degrees F)

61 on the 19th in 2012