Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
743 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             106   08/18/1976
 LOW               32   08/31/1886
                        08/25/1885
HIGHEST            91   08/23        81      10       96  08/14
LOWEST             46   08/21        57     -11       42  08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.6              81.2     0.4     81.8
AVG. MINIMUM     58.9              57.3     1.6     57.1
MEAN             70.3              69.3     1.0     69.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               4.0    -3.0        4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.58   1900
 MINIMUM         0.18   1984
TOTALS           1.56              2.56   -1.00     1.29
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.08   -0.03     0.04
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1        9
DAYS >= .10         4               4.6    -0.6        4
DAYS >= .50         0               1.2    -1.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.58   08/10 TO 08/11           08/22 TO 08/23
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/23(00) TO 08/23(00)
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1

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
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       9                34     -25       32
 SINCE 7/1         17                50     -33       44
COOLING TOTAL     180               165      15      177
 SINCE 1/1        603               505      98      542
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/220    DATE  08/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/220    DATE  08/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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...

FARGO HAD SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL
RAINFALL FOR AUGUST. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR FARGO WAS
70.3 DEGREES OR 1.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. NO DAILY RECORDS OCCURRED
IN AUGUST AT FARGO.

RAINFALL FOR AUGUST WAS BELOW NORMAL. FARGO RECEIVED 1.56 INCHES OF
RAIN AND WAS 1.00 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.  NO DAILY RAINFALLS OCCURRED
DURING THE MONTH.

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