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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
451 AM CST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2016 TO 11/30/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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             102   09/08/1959
 LOW              -27   11/30/1905
HIGHEST            84   09/11       102     -18       97  10/11
                        09/03
LOWEST             19   11/19       -27      46        4  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.8              54.7     6.1     61.9
AVG. MINIMUM     41.8              34.3     7.5     39.9
MEAN             51.3              44.5     6.8     50.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.9    -0.9        5
DAYS MAX <= 32      2              10.9    -8.9        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              38.8   -18.8       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.8    -1.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.67   2008
 MINIMUM         0.97   1976
TOTALS           6.79              5.72    1.07     3.75
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.06    0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01        24              24.1    -0.1       21
DAYS >= .10        14              12.2     1.8        8
DAYS >= .50         5               3.6     1.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.34   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     14.0   11/14/1909 TO 11/14/1909
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            3.7               8.6    -4.9      2.9
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.37              0.90   -0.53     0.29
SINCE 7/1         3.7               8.6    -4.9      2.9
 LIQUID 7/1      0.37              0.90   -0.53     0.29
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       6               6.2    -0.2        8
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.5    -1.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   11/18                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      2.1   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    1288              1912    -624     1397
 SINCE 7/1         MM              1962      MM     1441
COOLING TOTAL      58                46      12      135
 SINCE 1/1        661               551     110      677

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/174
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/340    DATE  11/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/350    DATE  11/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           45
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         21

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               28     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      30     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      6

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

&&

THE FALL SEASON WAS WETTER AND A LITTLE WARMER THAN THE LONG TERM
AVERAGE. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FOR THE FALL (SEP OCT NOV) WAS
51.3 DEGREES OR 6.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...WHICH RANKS AS THE
SECOND WARMEST SEASON ON RECORD. THE WARMEST FALL ON RECORD WAS
51.4 DEGREES SET IN 1963.

RAINFALL FOR THE FALL WAS 6.79 INCHES OR 1.07 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
TOTAL SNOWFALL FOR THE SEASON WAS 3.7 INCHES.

THE 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 CLIMATIC DATA
CENTER).

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