Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1007 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE BISMARCK ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   03/16/2012
                        03/25/2007
                        03/27/1946
 LOW              -36   03/15/1897
HIGHEST            64   03/29                         62  03/14
LOWEST            -14   03/01                         -2  03/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.6              40.4    -2.8     32.9
AVG. MINIMUM     16.8              19.4    -2.6     12.5
MEAN             27.2              29.9    -2.7     22.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               8.0     3.0       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              28.9     1.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               2.4    -0.4        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.27   1916
 MINIMUM         0.00   1930
TOTALS           0.82              0.87   -0.05     0.83
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01         6               7.9    -1.9        9
DAYS >= .10         2               2.5    -0.5        3
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.54   03/31 TO 03/31              0.25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           31.1   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS           11.1               9.1     2.0      6.9
SINCE 7/1        36.3              46.6   -10.3     35.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.5    -0.5        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/31                          2  03/22
                        03/05                             03/08
                        03/04                             03/07
 24 HR TOTAL      8.1   MM                           1.9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1164              1088      76
 SINCE 7/1       8016              7519     497
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/350    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/350    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      9

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

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MARCH 2014 START OFF COLD AND ENDED WITH A RECORD SNOWFALL EVENT.





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