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.AUGUST 2014 WAS COOLER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS
MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST WAS 61.7 DEGREES WHICH WAS 1.6
DEGREES COOLER THAN THE NORMAL OF 63.3 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE
22ND COOLEST AUGUST IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 84 DEGREES ON THE 15TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 35
DEGREES ON THE 27TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET FOR
THE MONTH.

AUGUST 2014 HAD BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF 0.90
INCHES WHICH WAS 1.91 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2.81 INCHES MAKING
THIS THE 5TH DRIEST AUGUST IN RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT
OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 24TH WHEN 0.32
INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED
ON 12 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 10 DAYS.
AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 3 DAYS. NO DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 4.9 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 24TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 10.4 MPH.
THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 31ST WITH A WIND FROM
THE SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 35 MPH FROM THE SOUTHWEST WAS
RECORDED ON THE 25TH. THERE WERE 111 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE
MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL OF HEATING
DEGREE DAYS TO 214 WHICH IS 33 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 181. THERE WERE
16 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 42 BELOW THE NORMAL
OF 48. THIS BRINGS THE SEASONAL TOTAL OF COOLING DEGREE DAYS TO 111
WHICH IS 70 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 181. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE
READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.22 INCHES REACHED ON THE 27TH. THE
LOWEST BAROMETRIC WAS 29.53 INCHES REACHED ON THE 31ST.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SEPTEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE LOWER 70S AND
COOL TO THE UPPER 50S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE
MONTH START IN THE MID 40S AND COOL TO THE MID 30S AT THE END OF THE
MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR SEPTEMBER IS 2.99 INCHES. NORMAL
SNOWFALL FOR SEPTEMBER IS 0.1 INCHES. NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR SEPTEMBER.

.AUGUST 2014 WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST WAS 64.7 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.4
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 64.3 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE
58TH WARMEST AUGUST IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 83 DEGREES ON THE 2ND. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 48
DEGREES ON THE 27TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE
MONTH.

AUGUST 2014 WAS WETTER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 4.63 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 0.93 INCHES ABOVE THE
NORMAL OF 3.70 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 32ND WETTEST AUGUST IN RECORDED
HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD
OCCURRED ON THE 10TH THROUGH THE 11TH WHEN 1.60 INCHES WAS RECORDED.
AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED ON 20 DAYS. AT LEAST
0.01 INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 13 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES FELL
ON 7 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED ON 5
DAYS. AT LEAST 1.00 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 1 DAY. NO DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE BROKE FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 7.1 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 17TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 13.7 MPH.
THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 25TH WITH A WIND FROM THE
WEST AT 29 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 38 MPH FROM THE WEST WAS RECORDED ON
THE 25TH. THERE WERE 37 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS
49 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 86. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL TO 77
WHICH WAS 72 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 149. THERE WERE 38 COOLING DEGREE
DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 28 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 66. THE
SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS IS 170 WHICH IS 20 DEGREES BELOW
THE NORMAL OF 190. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR THE
MONTH WAS 30.24 INCHES REACHED ON THE 27TH AND THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC
PRESSURE READING WAS 29.61 INCHES REACHED ON THE 31ST.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SEPTEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE MONTH START IN THE
LOWER 70S AND COOL TO THE UPPER 50S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL
LOWS FOR THE MONTH START IN THE LOWER 50S AND COOL TO 40 DEGREES AT
THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR SEPTEMBER IS 4.11
INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR SEPTEMBER IS 0.1 INCHES. NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR
SEPTEMBER.