A check on Temperature and Precipitation stats for November and Fall of 2021

Let’s take a look at how November is doing in the temperature and precipitation department, hint its been warm and dry so far this month, with average temps in the Northland running +3 to +6 degrees warmer than average, while precipitation is running nearly a half inch below normal. Note: Wetter and colder risks continue to show up for the Northland over the next few weeks, so will see how much things change going forward.

Average Temperature and Departure from Normal for November 1-8, 2021

Duluth, MN: 40.6 F; +5.5 degrees above normal
Ashland, WI: 40.2 F; +3.1 degrees above normal
Brainerd, MN: 39.6 F; +3.3 degrees above normal
International Falls, MN: 38.4 F; +6.4 degrees above normal
Hibbing, MN: 35.3 F; +4.0 degrees above normal

Areas in orange and red have been warmer than average through the 1st eight days of November 2021, while areas in blue and green have been colder than average.

It’s been a dry November up to this point.

Total Precipitation and Departure from Normal for November 2021 (thru the 8th)

Duluth, MN: 0.11″; -0.47″ below normal
Ashland, WI: 0.07″; -0.41″ below normal
International Falls, MN: 0.06″; -0.39″ below normal
Brainerd, MN: Trace; -0.35″ below normal
Hibbing, MN: Trace; -0.37″ below normal

Percent of Normal Precipitation for November 2021 (thru the 8th)

Duluth, MN: 19% of normal
Ashland, WI: 15% of normal
International Falls, MN: 13% of normal

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Fall 2021 has been a warm one in the Northland, here are the average temperatures and departure from normal from September 1 to November 8, 2021. Note: November 30th is the last day of Meteorological Fall 2021.

Brainerd, MN: 53.7 F; +4.4 degrees above normal
Duluth, MN: 53.6 F; +4.8 degrees above normal
International Falls, MN: 52.3 F; +6.5 degrees above normal
Hibbing, MN: 49.8 F; +5.0 degrees above normal

Fall 2021 Precipitation totals from September 1 to November 8, 2021

Brainerd, MN: 7.42″; +0.96″ above normal
International Falls, MN: 6.06″; +0.39″ above normal
Duluth, MN: 5.71″; -1.26″ below normal
Hibbing, MN: 5.62″; -0.16″ below normal

Percent of Normal Precipitation for Fall 2021 — September 1 to November 8, 2021.

Brainerd, MN: 115% of normal
International Falls, MN: 107% of normal
Hibbing, MN: 97% of normal
Duluth, MN: 82% of normal

Areas in green and blue have had a wet fall, while areas in yellow and orange have been dry so far this fall.

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Areas in darker red are having a top 10 warmest Fall on record (thru November 8th).

Parts of the Dakotas are having a top 10 wettest Fall on record (darker green areas on map), while much of Wisconsin and upper Michigan have had a dry fall thru November 8th, in fact parts of Wisconsin are having a top 10 driest Fall on record up to this point.

Tim

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