Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
808 AM CST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE WILLISTON ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              63   12/06/1939
 LOW              -50   12/23/1983
HIGHEST            41   12/27                         46  12/02
LOWEST            -30   12/23                        -20  12/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     17.2              24.4    -7.2     22.5
AVG. MINIMUM     -2.2               3.3    -5.5      4.3
MEAN              7.5              13.9    -6.4     13.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     22              20.1     1.9       25
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              31.0     0.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      19              12.2     6.8       10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.50   2008
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.07              0.62    0.45     0.57
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        14               8.6     5.4       12
DAYS >= .10         4               1.5     2.5        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.43   12/01 TO 12/02              0.23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.3   2010
TOTALS             MM               9.5      MM      7.8
SINCE 7/1          MM              18.4      MM     23.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                 4      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.7    -2.7        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                  7  12/29
                                                          12/28
                                                          12/27
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                1.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1775              1585     190
 SINCE 7/1       3849              3747     102
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/010    DATE  12/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/360    DATE  12/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               20     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     17

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

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