MIDWEST CLIMATE: CLIMATE SUMMARIES

Temperature Summary for Station USC00218311 - TOWER 2S, MN

1981-2010 NCEI Normals
Element JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANN
Max °F 17.9 24.5 36.6 51.6 64.7 73.3 77.6 75.8 66.0 51.7 35.2 21.8 49.8
Min °F -7.8 -4.1 9.6 24.9 35.9 45.6 50.3 47.9 40.0 29.7 16.7 0.5 24.2
Mean °F 5.0 10.2 23.1 38.2 50.3 59.4 63.9 61.8 53.0 40.7 26.0 11.2 37.0
HDD
base 65
1858 1534 1299 803 463 199 102 144 372 754 1172 1669 10368
CDD
base 65
0 0 0 0 7 32 69 46 12 0 0 0 167

 

Temperature Extremes - Period of Record: 1895-01-02 to 2018-10-01
Month High
Mean °F
Year Low
Mean °F
Year 1-Day
Max °F
Date 1-Day
Min °F
Date
JAN 19.0 2006 -9.7 1982 52.0 1973-01-27 -52.0 1997-01-26
FEB 25.7 1998 -4.0 2015 59.0 2011-02-17 -49.0 1899-02-10
MAR 36.8 2012 10.7 2014 77.0 2012-03-20 -42.0 1989-03-02
APR 47.2 1900 28.9 2013 87.0 1977-04-11 -22.0 1982-04-06
MAY 59.5 1977 42.8 2002 95.0 1986-05-31 10.0 1997-05-13
JUN 64.6 1995 51.5 1985 101.0 1995-06-17 18.0 1897-06-01
JUL 68.8 2006 56.4 1992 101.0 1901-07-14 24.0 1997-07-07
AUG 66.6 1969 53.6 1977 97.0 1976-08-20 12.0 1936-08-23
SEP 59.8 2015 45.3 1993 95.0 1976-09-08 11.0 1900-09-25
OCT 53.9 1963 33.0 2002 88.0 2015-10-12 -7.0 1976-10-27
NOV 36.0 2001 13.5 1903 75.0 1999-11-09 -39.0 1896-11-29
DEC 23.1 2015 -2.7 2000 57.0 1962-12-01 -52.0 1983-12-19
 
Annual 55.5 1900 18.0 1897 101.0 1995-06-17 -52.0 1983-12-19
Winter 29.5 1998 -16.4 2014 59.0 2011-02-17 -52.0 1997-01-26
Spring 58.4 1900 15.2 2002 95.0 1986-05-31 -42.0 1989-03-02
Summer 80.1 1898 37.1 1903 101.0 1901-07-14 12.0 1936-08-23
Fall 58.3 1963 20.0 1976 95.0 1976-09-08 -39.0 1896-11-29

 

Temperature Threshold Climatology Derived from 1981-2010 Normals
*Annual/seasonal totals may differ from the sum of the monthly totals due to rounding
Month # Days
Max ≥ 90°F
# Days
Max ≤ 32°F
# Days
Min ≤ 32°F
# Days
Min ≤ 0°F
JAN 0.0 27.2 30.9 19.5
FEB 0.0 20.5 27.7 15.6
MAR 0.0 10.6 29.8 8.4
APR 0.0 1.3 23.6 0.7
MAY 0.1 0.0 11.9 0.0
JUN 0.9 0.0 2.9 0.0
JUL 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
AUG 0.7 0.0 1.2 0.0
SEP 0.1 0.0 7.0 0.0
OCT 0.0 1.1 19.4 0.1
NOV 0.0 13.0 27.1 3.9
DEC 0.0 24.0 30.7 14.2
 
Annual 3.1 97.7 212.5 62.5
Winter 0.0 71.7 89.4 49.4
Spring 0.1 11.9 65.3 9.1
Summer 2.8 0.0 4.3 0.0
Fall 0.1 14.1 53.5 4.0

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