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March 2019 Climate Summary
and April Climate Outlook

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March Climate Outlook

Temperature Outlook Precipitation Outlook

For Duluth, normal highs start in the lower 40s and warm to the mid to upper 50s by the end of the month. Normal lows start in the mid 20s and warm to the mid 30s by the end of the month. Normal precipitation for April is 2.43 inches. Normal snowfall for April is 6.9 inches. 

For International Falls, normal highs start in the low to mid 40s and warm to the upper 50s by the end of the month. Normal lows start in the low 20s and warm to the low to mid 30s by the end of the month. Normal precipitation for April is 1.53 inches. Normal snowfall for April is 6.4 inches.

For Brainerd, normal highs start in the upper 40s and warm to the low 60s by the end of the month. Normal lows begin in the mid 20s and warm to the upper 30s by the end of the month. Normal precipitation for April is 2.35 inches. Normal snowfall for April is 3.4 inches.  

For Hibbing, normal highs start in the mid 40s and warm to the upper 50s by the end of the month. Normal lows start in the low 20s and warm to the low 30s by the end of the month.

For Ashland, normal highs begin in the mid 40s and warm to the upper 50s by the end of the month. Normal lows begin in the low 20s and warm to the mid 30s.

For all locations the latest Climate Prediction Center Outlook indicates that odds are tilted toward above normal temperatures and are slightly tilted toward above normal precipitation.

 

Duluth, MN

Normals for the Month of April
(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)

39.6

  The Normal, Monthly High Temperature (degrees F)

49.2

  The Normal, Monthly Low Temperature (degrees F)

30.0

 

 

  Normal Monthly Precipitation (inches)

2.43

  Normal Monthly Snowfall (inches)

6.9

 

 

  Normal number of days with Measurable Precipitation

10.6

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

1.8

 

 

  Normal Heating Degree Days

762

  Normal Cooling Degree Days

0

 

Records for the Month of April

  Warmest Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

46.1 in 1987

  Coldest  Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

28.7 in 1950

  Highest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

88 on the 27th in 1952

  Lowest Observed High Temperature (degrees F)

11 on the 2nd in 1954

  Lowest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

-5 on the 3rd in 1954 & on the 4th in 1975

 Highest Observed Low Temperature (degrees F)

57 on the 27th in 1901

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Precipitation (inches)

8.18 in 2001

  Least Monthly  Precipitation (inches)

0.24 in 1987

  Greatest Daily Precipitation (inches)

2.61 on the 19th 1948

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Snowfall (inches)

50.8 in 2013

  Least Monthly Snowfall (inches)

0.0 in 1976

  Greatest Daily Snowfall (inches)

12.1 on the 3rd in 2007

  Greatest Measured Snow Depth (inches)

41 on the 1st in 1965

 

International Falls, MN

Normals for the Month of April
(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)

39.3

  The Normal, Monthly High Temperature (degrees F)

51.5

  The Normal, Monthly Low Temperature (degrees F)

27.1

 

 

  Normal Monthly Precipitation (inches)

1.53

  Normal Monthly Snowfall (inches)

6.4

 

 

  Normal number of days with Measurable Precipitation

8.7

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

1.7

 

 

  Normal Heating Degree Days

772

  Normal Cooling Degree Days

1

 

Records for the Month of April

  Warmest Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

49.0 in 1915

  Coldest  Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

29.5 in 1920 & 1950

  Highest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

93 on the 27th in 1952

  Lowest Observed High Temperature (degrees F)

7 on the 2nd in 1954

  Lowest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

-14 on the 3rd in 1954

  Highest Observed Low Temperature (degrees F)

60 on the 19th in 1987

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Precipitation (inches)

4.53 in 1925

  Least Monthly  Precipitation (inches)

0.08 in 1987

  Greatest Daily Precipitation (inches)

1.68 on the 28th in 1895

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Snowfall (inches)

23.5 in 2008

  Least Monthly Snowfall (inches)

0.0 in 2010

  Greatest Daily Snowfall (inches)

13.9 on the 25th in 1950

  Greatest Measured Snow Depth (inches)

28 on the 1st-3rd in 2014

 

Brainerd, MN

Normals for the Month of April
(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)

43.7

  The Normal, Monthly High Temperature (degrees F)

55.3

  The Normal, Monthly Low Temperature (degrees F)

32.0

 

 

  Normal Monthly Precipitation (inches)

2.35

  Normal Monthly Snowfall (inches)

3.4

 

 

  Normal Heating Degree Days

642

  Normal Cooling Degree Days

1

 

Records for the Month April

  Warmest Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

50.5 in 2010

  Coldest  Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

33.0 in 1920

  Highest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

94 on the 22nd in 1980

  Lowest Observed High Temperature (degrees F)

16 on the 7th in 1997

  Lowest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

-12 on the 1st in 1975

 Highest Observed Low Temperature (degrees F)

62 on the 27th in 1901 and on the 25th in 1990

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Precipitation (inches)

6.58 in 1986

  Least Monthly  Precipitation (inches)

0.16 in 1987

  Greatest Daily Precipitation (inches)

3.04 on the 28th in 1986

 

 

  Greatest Monthly Snowfall (inches)

22.8 in 2008

  Least Monthly Snowfall (inches)

0.0 in Multiple Years

  Greatest Daily Snowfall (inches)

9.0 on the 19th in 2013

  Greatest Measured Snow Depth (inches)

18 on the 1st & 2nd in 1969

 

Hibbing, MN

Normals for the Month of April
(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)

38.8

  The Normal, Monthly High Temperature (degrees F)

51.9

  The Normal, Monthly Low Temperature (degrees F)

25.7

 

 

  Normal Heating Degree Days

786

  Normal Cooling Degree Days

0

 

 

Records for the Month of April

  Warmest Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

47.9 in 1955

  Coldest  Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

29.8 in 1950

  Highest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

89 on the 27th in 1952 and on the 21st in  1980

  Lowest Observed High Temperature (degrees F)

14 on the 7th in 1997

  Lowest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

-6 on the 3rd in 1954

 Highest Observed Low Temperature (degrees F)

55 on the 13th in 1941

 

Ashland, WI

Normals for the Month of April
(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)

39.6

  The Normal, Monthly High Temperature (degrees F)

51.1

  The Normal, Monthly Low Temperature (degrees F)

28.1

 

 

  Normal Heating Degree Days

762

  Normal Cooling Degree Days

0

 

Records for the Month of April

  Warmest Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

49.6 in 1915

  Coldest  Month (Monthly Average Temperature)

32.0 in 1920

  Highest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

91 on the 24th in 1921

  Lowest Observed High Temperature (degrees F)

21 on the 8th in 1997 and on the 6th in 2007

  Lowest Observed Temperature (degrees F)

-5 on the 4th in 1920 and on the 1st in 1923

 Highest Observed Low Temperature (degrees F)

63 on the 20th in 1987 and on the 24th in 1990