Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
745 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/07/1983
 LOW               32   08/20/1907
HIGHEST            88   08/03        81       7
LOWEST             47   08/21        56      -9
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.0              80.4    -0.4
AVG. MINIMUM     58.5              56.2     2.3
MEAN             69.3              68.3     1.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.9    -2.9
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.16   1944
 MINIMUM         0.07   1915
TOTALS           4.45              3.14    1.31
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.10    0.04
DAYS >= .01        11               8.9     2.1
DAYS >= .10         7               5.4     1.6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.0     1.0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.92   08/03 TO 08/03              1.53
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS              T               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.00      MM
SINCE 7/1           T               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID 7/1        MM
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.0     1.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      10                41     -31
 SINCE 7/1         18                64     -46
COOLING TOTAL     151               144       7
 SINCE 1/1        434               432       2
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SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

&&
REMARKS...

ANOTHER WARM AND WET MONTH OCCURRED IN AUGUST. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE WAS 69.3 DEGREES OR 1.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. NO DAILY
RECORD TEMPERATURES OCCURRED DURING THE MONTH.

RAINFALL WAS ABOVE NORMAL. 4.45 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN AUGUST AND
WAS 1.31 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. A DAILY RECORD RAINFALL OCCURRED ON
AUGUST 3. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.92 INCHES OCCURRED. THE OLD RECORD
WAS 0.92 INCHES SET IN 1959.

NEITHER THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES NOR RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH WAS IN
THE TOP TEN CATEGORY.

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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