Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
503 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/07/1983
 LOW               32   08/20/1907
HIGHEST            96   08/14        81      15
LOWEST             45   08/25        56     -11
                        08/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.3              80.4    -0.1
AVG. MINIMUM     57.1              56.2     0.9
MEAN             68.7              68.3     0.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               2.9     1.1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.16   1944
 MINIMUM         0.07   1915
TOTALS           2.49              3.14   -0.65
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02
DAYS >= .01         4               8.9    -4.9
DAYS >= .10         2               5.4    -3.4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.53   08/22 TO 08/22              1.83
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      36                41      -5
 SINCE 7/1         48                64     -16
COOLING TOTAL     159               144      15
 SINCE 1/1        490               432      58
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SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0


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

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

&&

THE MEAN TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST 2015 AT THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS)
CLIMATE SITE WAS 68.7 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.4 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE.
A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 73 WAS SET ON AUGUST 15.

RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH TOTALED 2.49 INCHES...WHICH WAS 0.65 INCHES
BELOW AVERAGE.  A RECORD DAILY RAINFALL OF 1.53 INCHES OCCURRED ON
AUGUST 22...AND 2.46 OF THE 2.49 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE MONTH FELL
ON AUGUST 22 AND AUGUST 23.

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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