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CXUS53 KDLH 100154  
CLAASX  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
734 PM CST SAT FEB 9 2019  
   
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..THE ASHLAND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2019  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 107 07/23/1934  
LOW -41 01/17/1982  
HIGHEST 95 06/29 MM MM 91  
LOWEST -18 01/14 MM MM -19  
AVG. MAXIMUM 50.7 51.7 -1.0 59.5  
AVG. MINIMUM 30.2 30.6 -0.4 38.0  
MEAN 40.4 41.2 -0.8 48.8  
DAYS MAX >= 90 6 MM MM 2  
DAYS MAX <= 32 103 MM MM 31  
DAYS MIN <= 32 198 MM MM 75  
DAYS MIN <= 0 26 MM MM 9  
 
DEGREE_DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 9143 8938 205 3848  
SINCE 7/1 3469 3496 -27 MM  
COOLING TOTAL 337 239 98 162  
SINCE 1/1 337 239 98 162  
 
FREEZE DATES  
RECORD  
EARLIEST 08/18/1950  
LATEST 07/25/1915    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.9  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 2/266  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 38/040 DATE 04/15  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 50/040 DATE 04/14  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.50  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 157  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 90  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 118  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 74  
 
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
   
2018 WAS COLDER THAN NORMAL AT ASHLAND WI
 
 
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR 2018 WAS 40.4 DEGREES WHICH WAS 0.7  
DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 41.1 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE  
FOR THE YEAR WAS 95 DEGREES ON JUNE 29TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS  
-18 DEGREES ON JANUARY 14TH. NO MONTHLY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE  
BROKEN THIS YEAR.  
 
THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE YEAR WAS 7.9 MPH. THE HIGHEST  
SUSTAINED WIND OCCURRED ON APRIL 14TH AND 15TH WITH A SPEED OF 38  
MPH OUT OF THE NORTHEAST. THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST OCCURRED ON  
APRIL 14TH WITH A SPEED OF 50 MPH.  
 
THERE WERE 9143 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE YEAR WHICH WAS 205 ABOVE  
THE NORMAL OF 8938. THERE WERE 337 COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE YEAR  
WHICH WAS 98 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 239.  
 

 
 
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