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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
331 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              66   02/25/1958
 LOW              -47   02/09/1888
HIGHEST            36   02/07        23      13       41  02/19
LOWEST            -19   02/22         5     -24      -20  02/27
                        02/19                             02/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     17.6              23.7    -6.1     14.4
AVG. MINIMUM     -2.1               5.6    -7.7     -5.3
MEAN              7.7              14.6    -6.9      4.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     26              19.0     7.0       24
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              27.4     0.6       28
DAYS MIN <= 0      18              10.5     7.5       22

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.18   1908
 MINIMUM         0.03   1954
TOTALS           0.57              0.61   -0.04     0.11
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.00
DAYS >= .01         6               7.2    -1.2        2
DAYS >= .10         2               2.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.37   02/10 TO 02/10           02/03 TO 02/04
                                                          02/04 TO 02/04
                                                          02/04 TO 02/04
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    02/04(00) TO 02/04(00)
                                                 02/04(00) TO 02/04(00)4
                                                 02/04(00) TO 02/04(00)4

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.5   1979
TOTALS            8.1               7.0     1.1      1.5
SINCE 7/1        15.6              38.0   -22.4     27.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 9      -6       12
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   02/18                         13  02/18
                        02/17                             02/17
                        02/16
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   02/10 TO 02/10
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    02/04(00) TO 02/04(00)
                                                 02/04(00) TO 02/04(00)4
                                                 02/04(00) TO 02/04(00)4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1597              1410     187     1685
 SINCE 7/1       6416              6678    -262     7277
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  02/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/340    DATE  02/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     17

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

TEMPERATURES WERE WELL BELOW NORMAL IN FARGO DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY...A GOOD
7 DEGREES BELOW DAILY AVERAGES. WITH THAT THOUGH NO EXTREME TEMPERATURE RECORDS
WERE SET DURING THE MONTH NOR WAS THIS MONTH ANYWHERE NEAR BEING ON THE TOP 10
COLDEST LIST.

PRECIPITATION WAS NEAR NORMAL WITH ABOUT SIX TENTHS OF AN INCH OF WATER EQUIVALENT.
THE 8.1 INCHES OF SNOW RECEIVED WAS ABOUT AN INCH OVER THE FEBRUARY AVERAGE...SO ALL
IN ALL A PRETTY AVERAGE MONTH IN TERMS OF SNOW ACCUMULATION.

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