This report describes the historical weather record at the St. Paul Downtown Airport (St. Paul, Minnesota, United States) during 1968. This station has records back to January 1948.
St. Paul, Minnesota has a humid continental climate with warm summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by croplands (67%), built-up areas (18%), forests (9%), and lakes and rivers (4%)
Daylight saving time (DST) was observed at St. Paul, Minnesota during 1968. There were two time changes during 1968:
1968 was a leap year and thus has 366 days rather than the normal 365. Leap years occur every fourth year and the extra day is always February 29th. In 1968 February 29th falls on a Thursday.
The summer and winter solstices and the spring and fall equinoxes mark the passing of the seasons. They fall on nearly the same day each year, with differences of a day or two depending on the year. In 1968 they occurred on:
|Spring Equinox||Wednesday, 20 March 1968.|
|Summer Solstice||Friday, 21 June 1968.|
|Fall Equinox||Sunday, 22 September 1968.|
|Winter Solstice||Saturday, 21 December 1968.|
This station did not reliably report air temperature during1968.
This station did not reliably report the cloud coverage during1968.
Either snow is exceptionally rare at this location or this station did not reliably report it during 1968.
This station did not reliably report relative humidity during 1968.
This station did not reliably report the dew point during 1968.
This station did not reliably report the wind speed or direction during 1968.
This station did not reliably report the visibility during 1968.
This station did not reliably report the cloud ceiling during 1968.