Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
856 PM CDT FRI JUN 2 2017

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   05/30/1934
 LOW               14   05/01/1890
HIGHEST            87   05/13        70      17       91  05/05
LOWEST             34   05/11        45     -11       29  05/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.6              69.3     0.3     73.9
AVG. MINIMUM     44.4              44.9    -0.5     47.3
MEAN             57.0              57.1    -0.1     60.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               2.5    -2.5        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.85   2015
 MINIMUM         0.38   1917
TOTALS           1.14              2.81   -1.67     1.42
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.09   -0.05     0.05
DAYS >= .01         8              11.0    -3.0        9
DAYS >= .10         3               5.9    -2.9        3
DAYS >= .50         0               1.7    -1.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.48   05/20 TO 05/21           05/25 TO 05/25
                                                          05/25 TO 05/26
                                                          05/26 TO 05/26
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    05/25(00) TO 05/25(00)
                                                 05/26(00) TO 05/26(00)6
                                                 05/26(00) TO 05/26(00)6

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.1   1935
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1        33.1              50.4   -17.3     27.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    05/13(00) TO 05/13(00)
                                                 05/26(00) TO 05/26(00)6
                                                 05/26(00) TO 05/26(00)6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     251               273     -22      176
 SINCE 7/1       7417              8729   -1312     7145
COOLING TOTAL      11                28     -17       48
 SINCE 1/1         11                31     -20       48
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/300    DATE  05/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/290    DATE  05/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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REMARKS...

THE MONTH OF MAY WAS NEAR NORMAL WITH RESPECT TO TEMPERATURES. THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MAY WAS 57.0 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.1 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL.

PRECIPITATION FOR MAY WAS MUCH DRIER AND ONLY TOTALED 1.14 INCHES
WHICH IS 1.67 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

REMEMBER...THIS DATA IS PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE FINAL
AND OFFICIAL RECORDS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL CENTERS FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (FORMERLY THE NATIONAL CLIMATE DATA
CENTER).

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