Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
536 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2015 TO 8/31/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 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             109   07/12/1936
 LOW               28   06/01/1917
                        06/03/1910
                        06/02/1910
HIGHEST            96   08/14        80      16       94  07/20
LOWEST             44   06/16        56     -12       46  08/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.7              79.4     0.3     76.7
AVG. MINIMUM     58.1              56.2     1.9     57.2
MEAN             68.9              67.8     1.1     67.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               7.6    -3.6        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        20.68   2002
 MINIMUM         3.41   1936
TOTALS           9.76             10.05   -0.29    13.43
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.11    0.00     0.14
DAYS >= .01        28              29.7    -1.7       30
DAYS >= .10        19              17.9     1.1       17
DAYS >= .50         7               6.4     0.6        8
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.3     0.7        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.70   07/05 TO 07/05           08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   MM                       08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      94               147     -53      108
 SINCE 7/1         48                64     -16       56
COOLING TOTAL     479               406      73      308
 SINCE 1/1        490               432      58      363

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              MM
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION  MM
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

&&

SUMMER 2015 AT THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) ND CLIMATE SITE WAS
SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN AVERAGE AND A BIT DRIER THAN AVERAGE.  THE MEAN
TEMPERATURE OF 68.9 DEGREES FOR THE SEASON WAS 1.1 DEGREES ABOVE
AVERAGE. THE 9.76 INCHES OF RAINFALL WERE 0.29 INCHES BELOW AVERAGE.
HOWEVER...SUMMER 2015 WAS NOT AMONG THE WARMEST OR DRIEST SUMMER
SEASONS ON RECORD.

REMEMBER...THIS DATA IS PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE FINAL
AND OFFICIAL RECORDS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL CENTERS FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (FORMERLY THE NATIONAL CLIMATE DATA
CENTER).

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