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Earlier in the Year Snowmelt Runoff and Increasing Dewpoints for Rivers in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota

Patrick J. Neuman 

Table 2

 

Annual

 

 

Dew Point at Minneapolis, Minnesota

Year

Dewpt

 

 

 

 (PRELIMINARY)

 

 

mov.

avg.

 

Annual relative humidity and air temperature

1918

34.4

 

 

 

data were used to calculate annual dewpoint

1919

34.6

10yr

5 yr

 

for 1918 to 1944

1920

34.4

 

 

 

 

1921

37.2

 

 

 

Station was moved from downtown to airport

1922

35.7

 

35.3

 

in 1938.

1923

34.2

 

35.2

 

 

1924

32.1

 

34.7

 

 

1925

33.8

 

34.6

 

 

1926

34.1

 

34

 

 

1927

34.9

34.5

33.8

 

 

1928

35.8

34.7

34.1

 

 

1929

33.8

34.6

34.5

 

 

1930

36.2

34.8

35

 

 

1931

38.8

34.9

35.9

 

 

1932

34.4

34.8

35.8

 

 

1933

34.4

34.8

35.5

 

 

1934

34.5

35.1

35.7

 

 

1935

34.6

35.2

35.3

 

 

1936

32.5

35

34.1

 

 

1937

33

34.8

33.8

 

 

1938

37.2

34.9

34.4

 

 

1939

35.7

35.1

34.6

 

 

1940

34.8

35

34.6

 

 

1941

37.6

34.9

35.7

 

 

1942

35.8

35

36.2

 

 

1943

34.6

35

35.7

 

 

1944

37.6

35.3

36.1

 

 

1945

34.5

35.3

36

 

 

1946

35.8

35.7

35.7

 

 

1947

35.2

35.9

35.5

 

 

1948

34.2

35.6

35.5

 

 

1949

35.2

35.5

35

 

 

1950

31.3

35.2

34.3

 

 

1951

33.1

34.7

33.8

 

 

1952

34.8

34.6

33.7

 

 

1953

36.2

34.8

34.1

 

 

1954

35.6

34.6

34.2

 

 

1955

34.3

34.6

34.8

 

 

1956

34.3

34.4

35

 

 

1957

34.7

34.4

35

 

 

1958

34

34.4

34.6

 

 

1959

34.6

34.3

34.4

 

 

1960

34.1

34.6

34.3

 

 

1961

35.1

34.8

34.5

 

 

1962

34.1

34.7

34.4

 

 

1963

34.5

34.5

34.5

 

 

1964

35

34.5

34.6

 

 

1965

34

34.4

34.5

 

 

1966

32.7

34.3

34.1

 

 

1967

32.5

34.1

33.7

 

 

1968

34.9

34.2

33.8

 

 

1969

34.7

34.2

33.8

 

 

1970

34.1

34.2

33.8

 

 

1971

32.8

33.9

33.8

 

 

1972

31.5

33.7

33.6

 

 

1973

35.7

33.8

33.8

 

 

1974

33.5

33.6

33.5

 

 

1975

34.5

33.7

33.6

 

 

1976

30.4

33.5

33.1

 

 

1977

34.6

33.7

33.7

 

 

1978

33

33.5

33.2

 

 

1979

32.3

33.2

33

 

 

1980

31.9

33

32.4

 

 

1981

34.7

33.2

33.3

 

 

1982

33.3

33.4

33

 

 

1983

37.4

33.6

33.9

 

 

1984

33.5

33.6

34.2

 

 

1985

32.2

33.3

34.2

 

 

1986

37.2

34

34.7

 

 

1987

37.8

34.3

35.6

 

 

1988

33.1

34.3

34.8

 

 

1989

32.6

34.4

34.6

 

 

1990

35.7

34.8

35.3

 

 

1991

36.2

34.9

35.1

 

 

1992

35.2

35.1

34.6

 

 

1993

34.5

34.8

34.8

 

 

1994

35

35

35.3

 

 

1995

35.1

35.2

35.2

 

 

1996

32.1

34.7

34.4

 

 

1997

35.4

34.5

34.4

 

 

1998

39.2

35.1

35.4

 

 

1999

37.4

35.6

35.8

 

 

2000

35.6

35.6

35.9

 

 

2001

37.4

35.7

37

 

 

2002

36.8

35.9

37.3

 

1918-2002 highest in 85 yrs of record.

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Used with permission of Pat Neuman.

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