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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
813 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE GRAND FORKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1941 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              52   01/10/1990
 LOW              -43   01/30/2004
HIGHEST            40   01/27        15      25       44  01/23
LOWEST            -23   01/17        -4     -19      -21  01/12
                        01/10                             01/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     19.0              16.5     2.5     22.1
AVG. MINIMUM      2.8              -3.1     5.9      2.8
MEAN             10.9               6.7     4.2     12.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     26              26.7    -0.7       22
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.9     0.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0      14              17.5    -3.5       14

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.76   1967
 MINIMUM         0.05   2008
TOTALS           0.32              0.55   -0.23     0.42
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         5               8.1    -3.1        8
DAYS >= .10         1               1.7    -0.7        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.21   01/13 TO 01/14
                        01/14 TO 01/14
                        01/14 TO 01/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.9   1989
TOTALS            5.3              10.7    -5.4      3.8
SINCE 7/1        23.3              30.6    -7.3      9.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                 6      -1        2
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.0    -1.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   01/16                          3  01/11
                        01/15                             01/10
                                                          01/09
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1669              1807    -138     1622
 SINCE 7/1       4722              5666    -944     5218
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/290    DATE  01/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/350    DATE  01/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      1
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     15

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

&&

JANUARY 2016 CONTINUED A STRING OF MILD MONTHS WHICH EXTENDS BACK
THROUGH SEPTEMBER OF 2015...WITH A MEAN MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AT 4.2
DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE. THERE WERE NO RECORD MAXIMUM OR MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE RECORDS SET IN JANUARY. TEN DAYS HAD AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES AT LEAST 5 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL WHILE 17 DAYS HAD
AVERAGE TEMPERATUIRES OF AT LEAST 5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

A TOTAL OF 0.32 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL...WHICH IS 0.23 INCHES
BELOW AVERAGE. AS FOR SNOWFALL...5.3 INCHES FELL...WHICH IS 5.4
INCHES BELOW THE AVERAGE OF 10.7 INCHES.

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

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GUST


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