Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Minnesota Temperature Update: Record High at International Falls;
Century-Plus Records Fall in Dakotas

Midnight Update: The updated preliminary climate report shows a high temperature of 82°.

Other high temperature records in North and South Dakota were (old record in parentheses):
Grand Forks ND    88°  (85°, 1995)
Fargo ND 90° (89°, 1905)
Huron SD 93° (92°, 1897)
Mitchell SD 93° (tie, 1897)
The Huron high temperature represented a 50° swing from the morning low of 43°.

Original post:
After hitting a record September low 2 weeks ago, northern Minnesota temperatures have rebounded to summer levels. Today's high of 81° at International Falls broke the record of 80° set in 1922. With 3 days remaining in the month, the September average through yesterday remains at 0.3° above the 1981-2010 normal.

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