Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
659 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE WILLISTON ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 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              92   04/21/1980
                        04/20/1980
 LOW              -15   04/02/1975
HIGHEST            77   04/13                         79  04/29
                                                          04/14
LOWEST              9   04/11                         15  04/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.0              57.0     1.0     59.6
AVG. MINIMUM     31.9              29.7     2.2     29.7
MEAN             44.9              43.4     1.5     44.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.9    -0.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11              17.7    -6.7       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.31   1967
 MINIMUM            T   1931
TOTALS           1.95              1.00    0.95     0.27
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.03    0.04     0.01
DAYS >= .01         9               7.7     1.3        8
DAYS >= .10         6               2.6     3.4        1
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.09   04/24 TO 04/25              0.15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     597               650     -53
 SINCE 7/1       7077              8525   -1448
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/310    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/320    DATE  04/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     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.

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