Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
751 AM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE WILLISTON ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2015

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            54   12/09                         47  12/11
LOWEST            -16   12/26                        -20  12/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.0              24.4     7.6     29.0
AVG. MINIMUM     12.2               3.3     8.9     10.1
MEAN             22.1              13.9     8.2     19.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              20.1    -3.1       19
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              31.0    -3.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       4              12.2    -8.2        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.50   2008
 MINIMUM            T   1913
TOTALS           0.55              0.62   -0.07     0.03
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.00
DAYS >= .01         7               8.6    -1.6        3
DAYS >= .10         3               1.5     1.5        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   12/22 TO 12/23              0.01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS             MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1234              1585    -351
 SINCE 7/1       2984              3747    -763
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/280    DATE  12/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/280    DATE  12/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10


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          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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