Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
728 PM CST THU FEB 28 2013

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...THE BISMARCK ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2012 TO 2/28/2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              68   02/25/1958
 LOW              -45   02/16/1936
                        01/13/1916
HIGHEST            51   12/03        MM      MM       59  01/05
LOWEST            -18   12/24        MM      MM      -12  02/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     24.1              25.9    -1.8     34.8
AVG. MINIMUM      5.1               5.3    -0.2     11.8
MEAN             14.6              15.6    -1.0     23.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     47              55.9    -8.9       36
DAYS MIN <= 32     62              89.0   -27.0       91
DAYS MIN <= 0      23              31.8    -8.8       15

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.02   2009
 MINIMUM         1.03   2011
TOTALS           0.88R             1.43   -0.55     1.25
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        20              22.1    -2.1       18
DAYS >= .10         2               4.2    -2.2        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   MM                       02/29 TO 02/29
                                                          02/29 TO 02/29
                                                          02/29 TO 02/29
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    02/29(00) TO 02/29(00)
                                                 02/29(00) TO 02/29(00)9
                                                 02/29(00) TO 02/29(00)9

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           58.0   2009
TOTALS           14.6              26.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3109
COOLING TOTAL       0
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/320    DATE  01/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/310    DATE  01/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               37     SLEET                      0
FOG                      35     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                     26

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.
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...THE WILLISTON ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2012 TO 2/28/2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              66   02/27/1992
                        02/27/1932
 LOW              -50   12/23/1983
                        02/16/1936
HIGHEST            46   12/02        MM      MM       58  01/05
LOWEST            -21   01/31        MM      MM      -19  01/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     22.1              24.5    -2.4     32.6
AVG. MINIMUM      3.8               3.2     0.6     11.6
MEAN             12.9              13.8    -0.9     22.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     48              57.3    -9.3       42
DAYS MIN <= 32     62              89.3   -27.3       91
DAYS MIN <= 0      21              36.0   -15.0       16

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.76   2009
 MINIMUM         0.58   2012
TOTALS           1.00              1.60   -0.60     0.58
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01        22              22.1    -0.1       17
DAYS >= .10         2               4.5    -2.5        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.23   MM                       02/29 TO 02/29
                                                          02/29 TO 02/29
                                                          02/29 TO 02/29
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    02/29(00) TO 02/29(00)
                                                 02/29(00) TO 02/29(00)9
                                                 02/29(00) TO 02/29(00)9

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           60.8   2011
TOTALS           14.2              25.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3214
COOLING TOTAL       0
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/350    DATE  01/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/350    DATE  01/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         26

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     84

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               34     SLEET                      0
FOG                      41     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                     12

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







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