Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
927 AM CST MON DEC 1 2014

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...THE BISMARCK ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              79   11/07/1999
 LOW              -30   11/29/1985
HIGHEST            66   11/02                         56  11/02
LOWEST            -14   11/14                        -11  11/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.9              39.6    -7.7     39.5
AVG. MINIMUM     11.1              18.8    -7.7     15.6
MEAN             21.5              29.2    -7.7     27.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     17               8.8     8.2        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              27.3     1.7       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       6               1.9     4.1        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.10   1896
 MINIMUM         0.00   1990
TOTALS           0.60              0.71   -0.11     0.09
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.00
DAYS >= .01        11               7.0     4.0        4
DAYS >= .10         3               1.9     1.1        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.24   11/09 TO 11/10              0.03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.0   5
                        0

TOTALS            7.9               8.8    -0.9      0.6
SINCE 7/1         7.9              11.2    -3.3      1.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 3      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   11/13                          1  11/20
 24 HR TOTAL      2.1                              0.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1296              1074     222
 SINCE 7/1       2072              1986      86
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/280    DATE  11/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/320    DATE  11/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      9

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

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NOVEMBER 2014 WAS VERY COLD AND DRIER THAN NORMAL IN BISMARCK.

THE 12TH COLDEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD...THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE
WAS 21.5 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 7.7 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL 29.2 DEGREES.
A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -10 DEGREES WAS TIED ON THE MORNING OF
NOVEMBER 15TH...WHICH ALSO OCCURRED ON THAT DATE WAY BACK IN 1876.

LIQUID PRECIPITATION TOTALED 0.60 INCH...WHICH WAS 0.11 INCH LOWER
THAN THE NORMAL 0.71 INCH. SNOWFALL TOTALED 7.9 INCHES FOR
THE MONTH...WHICH IS 0.9 LESS THAN THE NORMAL 8.8 INCHES FOR THE MONTH.

A PEAK WIND OF 48 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST OCCURRED ON THE 16TH...17TH
...AND 18TH. THE WINDIEST DAY WAS ON THE 7TH...WHEN THE AVERAGE WIND
SPEED TOTALED 18.6MPH.

HIGH TEMPERATURES IN DECEMBER NORMALLY START OUT IN THE LOWER 30S AND
DROP INTO THE LOWER 20S BY THE END OF THE MONTH. AVERAGE LOWS START OFF
IN THE LOWER TEENS...AND FALL TO A FEW DEGREES ABOVE ZERO BY THE NEW YEAR.






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