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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
458 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE GRAND FORKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1941 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/07/1983
 LOW               31   08/28/1986
HIGHEST            96   08/14        81      15       87  08/15
LOWEST             40   08/20        55     -15       45  08/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.7              80.2     0.5     79.1
AVG. MINIMUM     54.1              54.0     0.1     57.2
MEAN             67.4              67.1     0.3     68.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               3.0     1.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.21   2002
 MINIMUM         0.34   1967
TOTALS           2.89              2.88    0.01     3.20
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.09    0.00     0.10
DAYS >= .01         3               9.1    -6.1        8
DAYS >= .10         2               5.3    -3.3        5
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.4     1.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.87   08/22 TO 08/23

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      50                54      -4       25
 SINCE 7/1         64                82     -18       54
COOLING TOTAL     131               119      12      130
 SINCE 1/1        397               352      45      361
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/300    DATE  08/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/300    DATE  08/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     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.

&&

AUGUST 2015 TEMPERATURES AT THE GRAND FORKS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
WERE NEAR AVERAGE...WITH A MEAN TEMPERATURE OF 67.4 DEGREES...WHICH
IS 0.3 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE. 2.89 INCHES OF RAIN FELL FOR THE
MONTH...WHICH IS 0.01 INCHES ABOVE AVERAGE.

A RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 1.76 INCHES OCCURRED ON AUGUST 22. A
RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES WAS SET ON AUGUST
15.

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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