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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
947 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2016 TO 8/31/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1941 TO 2016

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            90   08/03        80      10       96  08/14
                        07/25
                        07/04
LOWEST             40   07/01        55     -15       40  08/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.7              79.1     0.6     79.9
AVG. MINIMUM     56.3              54.1     2.2     55.5
MEAN             68.0              66.6     1.4     67.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               7.6    -4.6        5
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          12.13              9.51    2.62    10.50
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03     0.11
DAYS >= .01        35              31.2     3.8       26
DAYS >= .10        21              17.1     3.9       20
DAYS >= .50         9               6.0     3.0        7
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.0     1.0        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.50   MM                       08/22 TO 08/23
                                                          08/23 TO 08/23
                                                          08/23 TO 08/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/23(00) TO 08/23(00)
                                                 08/23(00) TO 08/23(00)3
                                                 08/23(00) TO 08/23(00)3

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                       08/23 TO 08/23
                                                          08/23 TO 08/23
                                                          08/23 TO 08/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/23(00) TO 08/23(00)
                                                 08/23(00) TO 08/23(00)3
                                                 08/23(00) TO 08/23(00)3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      82               186    -104      122
 SINCE 7/1         28                82     -54       64
COOLING TOTAL     382               335      47      391
 SINCE 1/1        404               352      52      397

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/245
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/330    DATE  08/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/330    DATE  08/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           32
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             52
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               14     RAIN                      18
LIGHT RAIN               40     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      35     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

THE SUMMER WAS WETTER AND A LITTLE WARMER THAN THE LONG TERM
AVERAGE. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FOR THE SUMMER (JUN JUL AUG) IS
68.0 DEGREES OR 1.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

RAINFALL FOR THE SUMMER WAS 12.13 INCHES OR 2.62 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
THE THREE MONTH TOTAL MADE FOR THE 9TH WETTEST SUMMER ON RECORD. AT
8TH WETTEST WAS 12.91 INCHES IN THE SUMMER OF 1994 AND THE WETTEST
SUMMER ON RECORD HAD 16.98 INCHES SET IN 1993.

THE 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 CLIMATIC DATA
CENTER).

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