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Fall Weather Pattern Arrives

Rain and much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the east coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rains, and very high elevations could receive heavy snow. Wetting rains to the valley floors will spread south Thu and Fri into northern California,where active fires continue. Read More >

.JUNE 2014 WAS WARMER AND MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL AT INTERNATIONAL
FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE WAS 61.4 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.6
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 60.8 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE
40TH WARMEST JUNE IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR
THE MONTH WAS 83 DEGREES ON THE 28TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 34
DEGREES ON THE 8TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE WERE SET FOR THE MONTH.

JUNE 2014 HAD ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION WITH A TOTAL OF 10.24
INCHES WHICH WAS 6.32 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 3.92 INCHES MAKING
THIS THE WETTEST JUNE IN RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 11TH THROUGH THE
12TH WHEN 3.59 INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF
PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 19 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON 17 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION
FELL ON 11 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 7
DAYS. AT LEAST 1.00 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 4 DAYS. THREE
DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD WERE SET FOR THE MONTH. 1.09 INCHES OF
PRECIPITION FELL ON THE 11TH BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 0.99 INCHES
SET IN 1994. 2.65 INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON THE 12TH BREAKING THE OLD
RECORD OF 1.50 SET IN 1976. 1.42 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE
15TH BEAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 1.08 INCHES SET IN 1950.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 7.8 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 12TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 14.9
MPH. THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 12TH WITH A WIND
FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 32 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 45 MPH FROM THE
NORTHWEST WAS RECORDED ON THE 12TH. THERE WERE 129 HEATING DEGREE
DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 35 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 164. THIS
BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL TO 11511 WHICH WAS 1290 ABOVE THE NORMAL
OF 10221. THERE WERE 29 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS
9 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 38. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS IS
52 WHICH IS 5 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 47. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC
PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.16 INCHES REACHED ON THE 25TH.
THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC WAS 29.30 INCHES REACHED ON THE 30TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR JULY...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE MID 70S AND WARM TO
THE UPPER 70S AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MONTH
START ARE IN THE LOWER 50S. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR JULY IS 3.70
INCHES. NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE
FORECASTED FOR JULY.

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

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE WAS 60.3 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.2
DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 60.1 DEGREES MAKING THIS THE 39TH
WARMEST JUNE IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE
MONTH WAS 82 DEGREES ON THE 23RD AND 30TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS
42 DEGREES ON THE 13TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE
MONTH.

JUNE 2014 WAS WETTER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 4.47 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 0.24 INCHES ABOVE THE
NORMAL OF 4.23 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 59TH WETTEST JUNE IN RECORDED
HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD
OCCURRED ON THE 28TH THROUGH THE 29TH WHEN 1.14 INCHES WAS RECORDED.
AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED ON 20 DAYS. AT LEAST
0.01 INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 12 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES
FELL ON 10 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED
ON 3 DAYS. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE BROKE FOR THE MONTH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 10.2 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY
FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 30TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 19.8
MPH. THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 15TH WITH A WIND
FROM THE WEST AT 39 MPH AND ON THE 30TH WITH A WIND FROM THE
SOUTHWEST AT 39 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 52 MPH FROM THE WEST WAS RECORDED
ON THE 2ND. THERE WERE 162 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH
WAS 17 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 179. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL TO
10342 WHICH WAS 898 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 9444. THERE WERE 29 COOLING
DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 1 DEGREE BELOW THE NORMAL OF
30. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS IS 47 WHICH IS 13 DEGREES
ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 34. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR
THE MONTH WAS 30.17 INCHES REACHED ON THE 8TH AND THE LOWEST
BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.37 INCHES REACHED ON THE 30TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR JULY...NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE MONTH ARE IN THE MID
70S. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MONTH ARE IN THE MID 50S. NORMAL
PRECIPITATION FOR JULY IS 3.85 INCHES. COOLER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES
AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR JULY.