Weather History for Benson, MN

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 70 °F -  
Max Temperature 86 °F 62 °F 98 °F (1959)
Min Temperature 55 °F 39 °F 20 °F (1961)
Cooling Degree Days 6    
Growing Degree Days 20 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 54 °F    
Average Humidity 67    
Maximum Humidity 94    
Minimum Humidity 33    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in - - ()
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.57 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 12 mph (SSW)    
Max Wind Speed 25 mph    
Max Gust Speed 40 mph    
Visibility 9 miles    
Events Rain , Thunderstorm    
Averages and records for this station are not official NWS values.
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

May. 01, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:10 AM CDT 8:29 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:37 AM CDT 9:02 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 4:57 AM CDT 9:43 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:11 AM CDT 10:29 PM CDT
Moon 3:21 PM CDT (5/1) 3:22 AM CDT (5/1)
Length of Visible Light 15h 24m
Length of Day
14h 19m
Waxing Gibbous, 74% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 1
Waxing Gibbous
May 5
Full
May 12
Last Quarter
May 20
New
May 28
First Quarter

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CDT) Temp. Heat Index Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:12 AM 59.0 °F - 42.8 °F 55% 29.73 in 10.0 mi South 8.1 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
12:33 AM 57.2 °F - 42.8 °F 59% 29.72 in 10.0 mi South 9.2 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
12:52 AM 57.2 °F - 42.8 °F 59% 29.72 in 10.0 mi South 9.2 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
1:13 AM 57.2 °F - 46.4 °F 67% 29.72 in 10.0 mi South 10.4 mph - N/A Rain Light Rain
1:33 AM 59.0 °F - 46.4 °F 63% 29.71 in 10.0 mi South 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:52 AM 59.0 °F - 46.4 °F 63% 29.71 in 10.0 mi SSE 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:13 AM 60.8 °F - 46.4 °F 59% 29.71 in 10.0 mi SE 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:33 AM 60.8 °F - 48.2 °F 63% 29.69 in 10.0 mi SSE 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:52 AM 60.8 °F - 50.0 °F 68% 29.68 in 10.0 mi SSE 12.7 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:13 AM 59.0 °F - 51.8 °F 77% 29.68 in 10.0 mi South 11.5 mph 16.1 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:33 AM 59.0 °F - 51.8 °F 77% 29.68 in 10.0 mi South 11.5 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Overcast
3:52 AM 57.2 °F - 51.8 °F 82% 29.68 in 7.0 mi South 12.7 mph 18.4 mph N/A   Overcast
4:13 AM 57.2 °F - 51.8 °F 82% 29.68 in 7.0 mi South 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:32 AM 57.2 °F - 51.8 °F 82% 29.67 in 7.0 mi South 13.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:52 AM 57.2 °F - 51.8 °F 82% 29.66 in 7.0 mi SSW 13.8 mph 20.7 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:13 AM 57.2 °F - 51.8 °F 82% 29.66 in 7.0 mi SSW 13.8 mph - N/A Thunderstorm Scattered Clouds
5:32 AM 57.2 °F - 51.8 °F 82% 29.66 in 7.0 mi SSW 11.5 mph - N/A   Clear
5:52 AM 57.2 °F - 51.8 °F 82% 29.66 in 7.0 mi South 10.4 mph - N/A   Clear
6:13 AM 55.4 °F - 51.8 °F 88% 29.65 in 7.0 mi South 10.4 mph - N/A   Clear
6:32 AM 55.4 °F - 51.8 °F 88% 29.65 in 7.0 mi South 10.4 mph - N/A   Clear
6:53 AM 55.4 °F - 51.8 °F 88% 29.65 in 7.0 mi South 11.5 mph - N/A Thunderstorm Clear
7:13 AM 55.4 °F - 51.8 °F 88% 29.64 in 7.0 mi SSE 15.0 mph 18.4 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
7:32 AM 55.4 °F - 51.8 °F 88% 29.64 in 7.0 mi South 10.4 mph 17.3 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
7:53 AM 55.4 °F - 51.8 °F 88% 29.63 in 7.0 mi South 11.5 mph 17.3 mph N/A   Overcast
8:12 AM 57.2 °F - 53.6 °F 88% 29.65 in 7.0 mi South 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:32 AM 57.2 °F - 53.6 °F 88% 29.64 in 7.0 mi South 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:53 AM 57.2 °F - 55.4 °F 94% 29.63 in 7.0 mi South 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:32 AM 60.8 °F - 55.4 °F 82% 29.62 in 7.0 mi South 11.5 mph 16.1 mph N/A   Overcast
9:53 AM 60.8 °F - 55.4 °F 82% 29.60 in 7.0 mi South 15.0 mph - N/A   Overcast
10:13 AM 62.6 °F - 57.2 °F 82% 29.60 in 7.0 mi SSW 13.8 mph 19.6 mph N/A   Overcast
10:32 AM 64.4 °F - 57.2 °F 77% 29.59 in 7.0 mi SSW 17.3 mph - N/A   Overcast
10:53 AM 66.2 °F - 57.2 °F 73% 29.58 in 7.0 mi SSW 17.3 mph - N/A   Overcast
11:12 AM 66.2 °F - 59.0 °F 78% 29.57 in 7.0 mi South 17.3 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Overcast
11:33 AM 68.0 °F - 59.0 °F 73% 29.56 in 7.0 mi SSW 20.7 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Overcast
11:53 AM 69.8 °F - 59.0 °F 68% 29.55 in 10.0 mi South 20.7 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
12:12 PM 71.6 °F - 60.8 °F 69% 29.54 in 10.0 mi SSW 21.9 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
12:33 PM 73.4 °F - 60.8 °F 65% 29.54 in 10.0 mi SSW 21.9 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
12:53 PM 75.2 °F - 60.8 °F 61% 29.53 in 10.0 mi SSW 17.3 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
1:12 PM 77.0 °F - 60.8 °F 57% 29.53 in 10.0 mi SW 18.4 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
1:33 PM 78.8 °F - 60.8 °F 54% 29.52 in 10.0 mi SW 20.7 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:12 PM 78.8 °F - 59.0 °F 51% 29.51 in 10.0 mi WSW 18.4 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
2:33 PM 78.8 °F - 59.0 °F 51% 29.51 in 10.0 mi SW 17.3 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
3:12 PM 80.6 °F 81.1 °F 59.0 °F 48% 29.49 in 10.0 mi SW 13.8 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:33 PM 80.6 °F 81.1 °F 59.0 °F 48% 29.48 in 10.0 mi SW 17.3 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:52 PM 84.2 °F 83.5 °F 57.2 °F 40% 29.46 in 10.0 mi SW 23.0 mph 29.9 mph N/A Thunderstorm Scattered Clouds
4:13 PM 84.2 °F 83.5 °F 57.2 °F 40% 29.45 in 7.0 mi WSW 21.9 mph 31.1 mph N/A Thunderstorm Scattered Clouds
4:33 PM 84.2 °F 83.0 °F 55.4 °F 37% 29.44 in 7.0 mi West 25.3 mph 34.5 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
4:52 PM 86.0 °F 84.2 °F 53.6 °F 33% 29.43 in 10.0 mi West 20.7 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
5:13 PM 86.0 °F 84.2 °F 53.6 °F 33% 29.43 in 10.0 mi WNW 19.6 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
5:33 PM 84.2 °F 82.8 °F 53.6 °F 35% 29.44 in 10.0 mi West 19.6 mph 25.3 mph N/A Thunderstorm Clear
5:52 PM 73.4 °F - 53.6 °F 50% 29.46 in 7.0 mi SSW 20.7 mph 40.3 mph N/A Thunderstorm Scattered Clouds
6:13 PM 73.4 °F - 55.4 °F 53% 29.48 in 10.0 mi SW 17.3 mph 25.3 mph N/A Thunderstorm Scattered Clouds
6:32 PM 73.4 °F - 55.4 °F 53% 29.47 in 10.0 mi SSW 20.7 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Clear
6:52 PM 71.6 °F - 55.4 °F 57% 29.45 in 10.0 mi SSW 17.3 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Clear
7:13 PM 71.6 °F - 55.4 °F 57% 29.46 in 10.0 mi SW 12.7 mph - N/A   Clear
7:32 PM 71.6 °F - 53.6 °F 53% 29.47 in 10.0 mi SW 13.8 mph - N/A   Clear
7:53 PM 69.8 °F - 53.6 °F 56% 29.48 in 10.0 mi SW 11.5 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
8:13 PM 69.8 °F - 55.4 °F 60% 29.47 in 10.0 mi SW 6.9 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
8:32 PM 68.0 °F - 55.4 °F 64% 29.46 in 10.0 mi SW 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
8:53 PM 66.2 °F - 55.4 °F 68% 29.47 in 10.0 mi WSW 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
9:12 PM 66.2 °F - 55.4 °F 68% 29.51 in 10.0 mi WSW 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
9:32 PM 68.0 °F - 55.4 °F 64% 29.50 in 10.0 mi SSW 16.1 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
9:53 PM 66.2 °F - 57.2 °F 73% 29.51 in 10.0 mi WSW 8.1 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
10:12 PM 66.2 °F - 57.2 °F 73% 29.49 in 10.0 mi SW 13.8 mph - N/A   Clear
10:32 PM 66.2 °F - 55.4 °F 68% 29.49 in 10.0 mi SW 15.0 mph - N/A   Clear
10:53 PM 66.2 °F - 55.4 °F 68% 29.52 in 10.0 mi SW 12.7 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
11:32 PM 64.4 °F - 55.4 °F 73% 29.55 in 10.0 mi SW 11.5 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
11:53 PM 62.6 °F - 55.4 °F 77% 29.56 in 10.0 mi SSW 11.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy