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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
903 AM CDT MON AUG 1 2016

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...THE GRAND FORKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   07/05/1988
 LOW               30   07/03/1972
HIGHEST            90   07/25        81       9       90  07/12
                        07/04
LOWEST             40   07/01        57     -17       43  07/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.0              81.0     0.0     81.9
AVG. MINIMUM     58.5              56.3     2.2     59.3
MEAN             69.7              68.6     1.1     70.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               2.8    -0.8        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.08   1995
 MINIMUM         0.49   1989
TOTALS           5.30              3.15    2.15     5.10
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.10    0.07     0.16
DAYS >= .01        14              10.5     3.5       10
DAYS >= .10         8               5.6     2.4        8
DAYS >= .50         4               1.8     2.2        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.28   07/11 TO 07/11


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   07/31 TO 07/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      12                28     -16       14
 SINCE 7/1         12                28     -16       14
COOLING TOTAL     167               141      26      195
 SINCE 1/1        267               233      34      266
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/090    DATE  07/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/030    DATE  07/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

&&

A WET MONTH WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES OCCURRED IN JULY. 5.30
INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN JULY AND WAS 2.15 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. JULY
OF 2016 WAS THE SEVENTH WETTEST MONTH ON RECORD. THE WETTEST JULY ON
RECORD OCCURRED IN 1995 WITH 9.08 INCHES. NO DAILY RECORD RAINFALLS
OCCURRED IN JULY.

TEMPERATURES FOR JULY WERE NEAR NORMAL. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS 69.7 DEGREES WHICH IS 1.1 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. NO DAILY RECORD TEMPERATURES OCCURRED IN JULY.

REMEMBER..THIS DATA IS PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE FINAL
AND OFFICIAL RECORDS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL CENTERS FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION.


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