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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
953 AM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   04/21/1980
 LOW              -13   04/01/1881
HIGHEST            76   04/14        55      21       74  04/14
LOWEST             23   04/11        32      -9       16  04/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.6              55.5     2.1     53.8
AVG. MINIMUM     33.6              32.7     0.9     33.9
MEAN             45.6              44.1     1.5     43.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.9     0.1        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     13              15.1    -2.1       14
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.49   1886
 MINIMUM         0.00   2006
TOTALS           1.40              1.39    0.01     2.11
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.05    0.00     0.07
DAYS >= .01         9               7.4     1.6       10
DAYS >= .10         4               3.7     0.3        6
DAYS >= .50         1               0.6     0.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.75   04/17 TO 04/18           04/24 TO 04/25
                                                          04/25 TO 04/25
                                                          04/25 TO 04/25
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/25(00) TO 04/25(00)
                                                 04/25(00) TO 04/25(00)5
                                                 04/25(00) TO 04/25(00)5

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.4   1886
TOTALS            2.2               3.3    -1.1      0.6
SINCE 7/1        33.1              50.4   -17.3     27.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.9     0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   04/27                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   04/26 TO 04/26
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/25(00) TO 04/25(00)
                                                 04/25(00) TO 04/25(00)5
                                                 04/25(00) TO 04/25(00)5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     578               626     -48      626
 SINCE 7/1       7166              8456   -1290     6969
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 3      -3        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/150    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/160    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      0

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

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REMARKS...

FARGO HAD ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE
MONTH OF APRIL. THE MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 45.6 DEGREES
WHICH IS 1.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. NO RECORD TEMPERATURES OCCURRED
DURING THE MONTH.

FARGO RECEIVED 1.40 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN APRIL WHICH WAS 0.01
INCH ABOVE NORMAL. NO DAILY RECORD PRECIPITATION REPORTS OCCURRED IN
APRIL.

SNOWFALL FOR APRIL TOTALED 2.2 INCHES AND THE 2.2 INCHES FELL ON
APRIL 26.

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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