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

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

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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             106   08/18/1976
 LOW               32   08/31/1886
                        08/25/1885
HIGHEST            96   08/14        81      15       88  08/16
LOWEST             42   08/25        57     -15       49  08/27
                                                          08/26
                                                          08/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.8              81.2     0.6     79.4
AVG. MINIMUM     57.1              57.3    -0.2     59.2
MEAN             69.4              69.3     0.1     69.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               4.0     0.0        0
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           1.29              2.56   -1.27     2.11
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.08   -0.04     0.07
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1       13
DAYS >= .10         4               4.6    -0.6        5
DAYS >= .50         0               1.2    -1.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.46   08/22 TO 08/23           08/16 TO 08/17
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/17(00) TO 08/17(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      32                34      -2       12
 SINCE 7/1         44                50      -6       32
COOLING TOTAL     177               165      12      157
 SINCE 1/1        542               505      37      501
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/300    DATE  08/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/300    DATE  08/23

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)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                8     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                      5

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

&&

AUGUST 2015 TEMPERATURES AT THE FARGO HECTOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
WERE NEAR AVERAGE. THE MEAN TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 69.5
DEGREES...OR 0.1 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE. THE 1.29 INCHES OF RAINFALL
FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.27 INCHES BELOW THE AVERAGE OF 2.56 INCHES.

A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 74 WAS TIED 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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