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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
835 PM CDT FRI JUN 2 2017

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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   05/30/1934
 LOW                5   05/03/1967
HIGHEST            80   05/05        71       9
LOWEST             33   05/11        45     -12
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.2              68.2    -1.0
AVG. MINIMUM     44.1              43.3     0.8
MEAN             55.7              55.8    -0.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               3.7    -3.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.96   1896
 MINIMUM         0.16   1951
TOTALS           1.15              2.75   -1.60
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.09   -0.05
DAYS >= .01         9               9.2    -0.2
DAYS >= .10         4               5.4    -1.4
DAYS >= .50         0               1.8    -1.8
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   05/20 TO 05/20              0.97
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.7   1924
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1        49.7              43.4     6.3
 LIQUID 7/1      4.97
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     281               310     -29
 SINCE 7/1       8062              9125   -1063
COOLING TOTAL       0                23     -23
 SINCE 1/1          0                26     -26
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SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0


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

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

&&

REMARKS...

THE MONTH OF MAY WAS NEAR NORMAL WITH RESPECT TO TEMPERATURES. THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MAY WAS 55.7 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.1 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL.

PRECIPITATION FOR MAY WAS MUCH DRIER AND ONLY TOTALED 1.15 INCHES
WHICH IS 1.6 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

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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