Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
842 AM CDT THU MAY 1 2014

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...THE WILLISTON ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   04/21/1980
                        04/20/1980
 LOW              -15   04/02/1975
HIGHEST            72   04/08                         77  04/27
LOWEST              7   04/01                         12  04/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.6              57.0    -3.4     44.8
AVG. MINIMUM     27.6              29.7    -2.1     24.2
MEAN             40.6              43.4    -2.8     34.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.9     0.1        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              17.7     2.3       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.31   1967
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.71              1.00    0.71     0.83
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.03    0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01         9               7.7     1.3       12
DAYS >= .10         4               2.6     1.4        3
DAYS >= .50         2               0.3     1.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.07   04/27 TO 04/28              0.33

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           26.6   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS             MM               3.7      MM     10.0
SINCE 7/1          MM              44.0      MM     58.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.0    -1.0        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                  6  04/14
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                6.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     726               650      76
 SINCE 7/1       8878              8525     353
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/090    DATE  04/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/110    DATE  04/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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