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

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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
926 PM CST TUE DEC 1 2015

...UPDATED FOR SEASON SUMMARY...

...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2015 TO 11/30/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   09/08/1959
 LOW              -27   11/30/1905
HIGHEST            97   10/11       102      -5       87  09/27
LOWEST              4   11/27       -27      31      -13  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.9              54.7     7.2     54.2
AVG. MINIMUM     39.9              34.3     5.6     33.8
MEAN             50.9              44.5     6.4     44.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               0.9     4.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5              10.9    -5.9       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              38.8   -12.8       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.8    -1.8        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.67   2008
 MINIMUM         0.97   1976
TOTALS           3.75              5.72   -1.97     3.49
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.06   -0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01        21              24.1    -3.1       19
DAYS >= .10         8              12.2    -4.2        4
DAYS >= .50         2               3.6    -1.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.1    -1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.95   MM                       11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.3   1896
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            2.9               8.6    -5.7      3.6
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.29              0.90   -0.61     0.36
SINCE 7/1         2.9               8.6    -5.7      3.6
 LIQUID 7/1      0.29              0.90   -0.61     0.36
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       8               6.2     1.8       19
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.5    -1.5        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             2  11/30
                                                          11/28
                                                          11/29
 24 HR TOTAL      2.4   MM                       11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1397              1912    -515     1925
 SINCE 7/1       1441              1962    -521       MM
COOLING TOTAL     135                46      89       43
 SINCE 1/1        677               551     126      539

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/195
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/290    DATE  10/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/290    DATE  10/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           58
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                     12

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

&&

FALL 2015 AT FARGO HECTOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS WARMER AND DRIER
THAN NORMAL. THE MEAN HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 61.9 DEGREES FOR THE
SEASON WAS 7.2 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE...MAKING IT THE SECOND HIGHEST
RECORDED. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 50.9 DEGREES MAKING IT 6.4
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS IS ALSO THE SECOND HIGHEST RECORDED. FOR
THE MEAN LOW TEMPERATURE OF 39.9...IT WAS 5.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AND RANKED FIRST. LIQUID PRECIPITATION WAS 3.75 INCHES WAS 1.97
INCHES BELOW THE SEASONAL AVERAGE OF 5.72 INCHES. SNOWFALL WAS WELL
BELOW NORMAL WITH 2.9 INCHES...WHICH IS 5.7 INCHES BELOW THE AVERAGE
OF 8.6 INCHES.


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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HOPKINS


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