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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
932 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2016 TO 8/31/2016...

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             114   07/06/1936
 LOW               28   06/01/1888
HIGHEST            92   07/22        80      12       96  08/14
LOWEST             44   06/02        55     -11       42  08/25
                                                          07/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.4              80.4     1.0     81.3
AVG. MINIMUM     59.2              57.3     1.9     58.2
MEAN             70.3              68.8     1.5     69.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               9.9    -1.9        8
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        18.88   1944
 MINIMUM         1.86   1936
TOTALS           9.99              9.25    0.74     6.82
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.10    0.01     0.07
DAYS >= .01        31              30.3     0.7       29
DAYS >= .10        17              16.9     0.1       16
DAYS >= .50         5               5.3    -0.3        5
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.11   MM                       08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          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

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                       08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          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      44               122     -78       67
 SINCE 7/1         17                50     -33       44
COOLING TOTAL     555               474      81      527
 SINCE 1/1        603               505      98      542

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/197
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/310    DATE  07/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    69/360    DATE  07/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           66
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               12     RAIN                      16
LIGHT RAIN               39     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      30     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

THE SUMMER WAS A LITTLE WARMER AND WETTER THAN THE LONG TERM
AVERAGE. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FOR THE SUMMER (JUN JUL AUG) IS
70.3 DEGREES OR 1.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

RAINFALL FOR THE SUMMER WAS 9.99 INCHES OR 0.74 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
NEITHER RAINFALL TOTALS NOR TEMPERATURES AVERAGES WERE HIGH ENOUGH TO
BE IN THE TOP TEN.

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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