Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1116 AM CST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE BISMARCK ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2016 TO 11/30/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   09/08/1959
                        09/07/1931
 LOW              -30   11/29/1985
HIGHEST            90   09/11        MM      MM      101  09/03
LOWEST              5   11/19        MM      MM        1  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.6              56.4     5.2     62.8
AVG. MINIMUM     36.8              32.0     4.8     34.9
MEAN             49.2              44.2     5.0     48.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               1.8    -0.8        6
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               9.5    -7.5        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     36              44.4    -8.4       39
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.0    -2.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.09   2013
 MINIMUM         1.12   2014
TOTALS           2.88              3.55   -0.67     1.65
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.04   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        20              21.1    -1.1       18
DAYS >= .10         8               8.1    -0.1        7
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.60   MM                       11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           13.5   2010
TOTALS           19.0R             11.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1447
COOLING TOTAL      31
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/150    DATE  10/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/150    DATE  10/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           54
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             23
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      31     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      1

-  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
9/1/2016 TO 11/30/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2016

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   09/01/1983
 LOW              -27   11/24/1996
HIGHEST            92   09/01        MM      MM      100  09/02
LOWEST              9   11/19        MM      MM       -5  11/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.0              55.2     3.8     59.5
AVG. MINIMUM     36.8              29.4     7.4     33.5
MEAN             47.9              42.3     5.6     46.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               2.1    -0.1        2
DAYS MAX <= 32      4              10.7    -6.7        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     37              48.6   -11.6       41
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               3.0    -3.0        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.10   2008
 MINIMUM         1.56   2009
TOTALS           4.84              2.63    2.21     3.65
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01        23              20.4     2.6       19
DAYS >= .10        11               7.0     4.0        8
DAYS >= .50         4               1.0     3.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.3     0.7        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.21   MM                       11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                       11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1569
COOLING TOTAL      31
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/280    DATE  09/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/260    DATE  09/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           48
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             23
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               27     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      30     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      6

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