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

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

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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2017 TO 8/31/2017...

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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   07/05/1988
                        08/07/1983
 LOW               30   07/03/1972
                        06/20/1969
                        06/06/1953
HIGHEST            96   06/02        80      16       90  08/03
                                                          07/25
                                                          07/04
LOWEST             41   06/25        55     -14       40  07/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.9              79.1     1.8     79.7
AVG. MINIMUM     55.3              54.1     1.2     56.3
MEAN             68.1              66.6     1.5     68.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               7.6    -1.6        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.98   1993
 MINIMUM         3.37   1967
TOTALS           6.90              9.51   -2.61    12.13
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02     0.13
DAYS >= .01        27              31.2    -4.2       35
DAYS >= .10        11              17.1    -6.1       21
DAYS >= .50         2               6.0    -4.0        9
DAYS >= 1.00        1               2.0    -1.0        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.21   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      64               186    -122       82
 SINCE 7/1         19                82     -63       28
COOLING TOTAL     373               335      38      382
 SINCE 1/1        375               352      23      404

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/268
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    56/110    DATE  06/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/110    DATE  06/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           39
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             43
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               31     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      6
HAZE                      3

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

&&

REMARKS...

THE SUMMER SEASON AT GRAND FORKS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS NORMAL
WITH RESPECT TO TEMPERATURES. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE SUMMER
WAS 68.1 DEGREES WHICH IS 1.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

PRECIPITATION FOR THE SUMMER WAS BELOW NORMAL.  THE TOTAL RAINFALL
FOR THE SUMMER WAS 6.90 INCHES WHICH IS 2.61 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.
THIS IS THE 13TH DRIEST SUMMER SINCE OFFICIAL RECORDS HAVE BEEN
TAKEN BEGINNING 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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