Monday, September 24, 2012

Earliest Measureable Snowfall in 17 Years at Duluth

September 30 Update: Through yesterday, the monthly temperature at Duluth was 0.5° above average. Today's average of +5° (through 5 pm local time) will raise the monthly average by another 0.1-0.2°.

Original post:
The National Service reports on the early snowfall Friday at Duluth, Minnesota:

0.1 inches of snow fell in the late evening hours of Friday, September 21, 2012 at Duluth. This is the earliest snowfall of the season in 17 years. On September 21, 1995, 0.1 of snow fell on that day also.
International Falls reported a trace of snow. The record 24-hour snowfall for September at Duluth was 2.4" on the 18th in 1991.

Through the first 22 days, September's temperature has averaged 1.0° above climatology at Duluth.

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