Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
818 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE BISMARCK ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   03/16/2012
                        03/25/2007
                        03/27/1946
 LOW              -36   03/15/1897
HIGHEST            75   03/06                         76  03/31
LOWEST             11   03/01                         -8  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.5              40.4    13.1     50.5
AVG. MINIMUM     24.5              19.4     5.1     21.7
MEAN             39.0              29.9     9.1     36.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               8.0    -7.0        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              28.9    -2.9       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.4    -2.4        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.27   1916
 MINIMUM         0.00   1930
TOTALS           0.43              0.87   -0.44     0.45
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01         7               7.9    -0.9        7
DAYS >= .10         1               2.5    -1.5        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   03/31 TO 03/31              0.13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.1   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            3.3               9.1    -5.8      0.8
SINCE 7/1        23.9              46.6   -22.7     23.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.5    -1.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/19                          1  03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   MM                           0.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     798              1088    -290
 SINCE 7/1       6118              7519   -1401
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/270    DATE  03/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/270    DATE  03/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     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.

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