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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
455 AM CDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE GRAND FORKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/07/1983
 LOW               31   08/28/1986
HIGHEST            89   08/29        81       8       90  08/03
LOWEST             45   08/23        55     -10       45  08/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.8              80.2    -0.4     81.2
AVG. MINIMUM     53.0              54.0    -1.0     56.2
MEAN             66.4              67.1    -0.7     68.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               3.0    -3.0        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.21   2002
 MINIMUM         0.34   1967
TOTALS           1.16              2.88   -1.72     3.53
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.09   -0.05     0.11
DAYS >= .01         6               9.1    -3.1       10
DAYS >= .10         3               5.3    -2.3        6
DAYS >= .50         0               2.0    -2.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.53   08/02 TO 08/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      11                54     -43       16
 SINCE 7/1         19                82     -63       28
COOLING TOTAL      62               119     -57      137
 SINCE 1/1        375               352      23      404
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/090    DATE  08/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/100    DATE  08/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      1

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

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REMARKS...

THE MONTH OF AUGUST AT GRAND FORKS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS BELOW
NORMAL WITH RESPECT TO TEMPERATURES. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR
AUGUST WAS 66.4 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

PRECIPITATION FOR AUGUST WAS BELOW NORMAL.  THE TOTAL RAINFALL FOR
THE MONTH WAS 1.16 INCHES WHICH IS 1.72 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THIS IS
THE FIFTH DRIEST AUGUST AT THIS LOCATION SINCE 1965.

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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