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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
451 AM CST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2016 TO 11/30/2016...

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             103   09/02/1983
 LOW              -31   11/29/1985
HIGHEST            84   09/03       103     -19       93  09/03
LOWEST             16   11/19       -31      47        3  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.2              53.0     6.2     59.5
AVG. MINIMUM     39.4              31.1     8.3     36.5
MEAN             49.3              42.0     7.3     48.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0              12.9   -12.9        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              45.9   -21.9       34
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.8    -2.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.96   2008
 MINIMUM         0.93   1976
TOTALS           6.60              4.97    1.63     3.44
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.05    0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01        24              23.7     0.3       19
DAYS >= .10        10              11.0    -1.0        6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.6     0.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.99   MM                       11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.8   1985
 24 HR TOTAL     12.4   11/18/1998 TO 11/18/1998
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            1.1               9.2    -8.1      2.7
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.11                MM      MM     0.27
SINCE 7/1         1.1               9.2    -8.1      2.7
 LIQUID 7/1      0.11                MM      MM     0.27
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               6.9    -2.9        8
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.8    -2.8        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   MM                       11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
                                                          11/30 TO 11/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0
                                                 11/30(00) TO 11/30(00)0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1440              2117    -677     1601
 SINCE 7/1       1468              2199    -731     1665
COOLING TOTAL      30                27       3       79
 SINCE 1/1        434               379      55      476

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/197
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/350    DATE  11/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/360    DATE  11/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             39
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         31

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               31     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      1
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      9

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

&&

THE FALL SEASON WAS WETTER AND A LITTLE WARMER THAN THE LONG TERM
AVERAGE. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FOR THE FALL (SEP OCT NOV) WAS
49.3 DEGREES OR 7.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...WHICH RANKS AS THE
SECOND WARMEST SEASON ON RECORD. THE WARMEST FALL ON RECORD WAS
62.3 DEGREES SET IN 1997.

RAINFALL FOR THE FALL WAS 6.60 INCHES OR 1.63 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
THE HIGHEST ONE DAY TOTAL RAINFALL DURING THE SEASON WAS 2.99
INCHES WHICH BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 2.89 INCHES SET IN 1970.

THE 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 CLIMATIC DATA
CENTER).

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