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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
1019 AM CST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2016 TO 11/30/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   09/02/1983
                        09/05/1978
                        09/07/1931
 LOW              -35   11/30/1905
HIGHEST            83   09/03       100     -17       92  09/03
LOWEST             18   11/19       -35      53        5  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.0              52.9     5.1     58.7
AVG. MINIMUM     40.6              33.2     7.4     38.4
MEAN             49.3              43.0     6.3     48.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.5    -0.5        2
DAYS MAX <= 32      1              13.4   -12.4        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              40.7   -16.7       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.0    -2.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.97   2008
 MINIMUM         0.37   1993
TOTALS           7.70              4.87    2.83     3.75
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.05    0.04     0.04
DAYS >= .01        25              21.7     3.3       18
DAYS >= .10        10              10.9    -0.9        8
DAYS >= .50         4               2.5     1.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.73   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           24.1   1958
 24 HR TOTAL     12.4   11/18/1998 TO 11/18/1998
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.9               7.1    -6.2      3.4
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.09              0.70   -0.61     0.34
SINCE 7/1         0.9               7.1    -6.2      3.4
 LIQUID 7/1      0.09              0.70   -0.61     0.34
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               4.7    -1.7        9
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.3    -2.3        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   11/30                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   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    1436              2031    -595     1561
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2094      MM     1609
COOLING TOTAL      27                31      -4       90
 SINCE 1/1        461               463      -2      580

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              MM
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION  MM
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     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.

&&

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 6.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...WHICH RANKS AS THE
THIRD WARMEST SEASON ON RECORD. THE WARMEST FALL ON RECORD WAS
51.3 DEGREES SET IN 2000.

RAINFALL FOR THE FALL WAS 6.60 INCHES OR 2.83 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
THE HIGHEST ONE DAY TOTAL RAINFALL DURING THE SEASON WAS 3.73
INCHES WHICH BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 3.03 INCHES SET IN 1957.
ONLY 0.9 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR THE SEASON.

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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