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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
529 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2015 TO 8/31/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1941 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             104   07/05/1988
                        08/07/1983
 LOW               30   07/03/1972
                        06/20/1969
                        06/06/1953
HIGHEST            96   08/14        80      16       92  07/20
                                                          07/05
LOWEST             40   08/20        55     -15       44  06/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.9              79.1     0.8     77.7
AVG. MINIMUM     55.5              54.1     1.4     56.3
MEAN             67.7              66.6     1.1     67.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               7.6    -2.6        3
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          10.50              9.51    0.99    13.50
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.10    0.01     0.15
DAYS >= .01        26              31.2    -5.2       30
DAYS >= .10        20              17.1     2.9       18
DAYS >= .50         7               6.0     1.0       10
DAYS >= 1.00        4               2.0     2.0        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.87   08/22 TO 08/23           08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1

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                       08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
                                                          08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1
                                                 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     122               186     -64      100
 SINCE 7/1         64                82     -18       54
COOLING TOTAL     391               335      56      305
 SINCE 1/1        397               352      45      358

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/228
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    54/300    DATE  07/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/300    DATE  07/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           31
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             52
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                      15
LIGHT RAIN               35     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      42     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      8

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

&&

SUMMER 2015 AT GRAND FORKS INTL AP WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN AVERAGE
AND A BIT WETTER THAN AVERAGE.  THE MEAN TEMPERATURE OF 67.7 DEGREES
FOR THE SEASON WAS 1.1 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE. THE 10.50 INCHES OF
RAINFALL WAS 0.99 INCHES ABOVE AVERAGE. JULY WAS THE WETTEST MONTH
OF THE SEASON...WITH 5.10 INCHES OF RAINFALL. HOWEVER...THE OBSERVED
TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION WERE NOT AMONG THE WARMEST OR WETTEST
SUMMER SEASONS ON RECORD.

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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