Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
739 AM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE WILLISTON ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              93   10/04/1963
                        10/01/1897
 LOW               -9   10/30/2002
HIGHEST            78   10/07                         72  10/15
LOWEST             16   10/05                         17  10/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.3              56.3    -3.0     50.3
AVG. MINIMUM     29.5              29.8    -0.3     30.7
MEAN             41.4              43.0    -1.6     40.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               1.3    -0.3        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              17.5     4.5       20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.56   1971
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.07              0.92    1.15     1.55
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.03    0.04     0.05
DAYS >= .01        11               6.3     4.7        9
DAYS >= .10         2               2.5    -0.5        3
DAYS >= .50         1               0.5     0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.74   10/10 TO 10/11              0.70
                        10/11 TO 10/11
                        10/11 TO 10/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.2   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS             MM               2.6      MM        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0               2.8    -2.8        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                  0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                  T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     723               681      42
 SINCE 7/1        909              1027    -118
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1
 SINCE 1/1        405               456     -51
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/310    DATE  10/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/310    DATE  10/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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