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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
1035 AM CST THU MAR 1 2018

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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2017 TO 2/28/2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              67   02/22/2000
 LOW              -43   01/30/2004
HIGHEST            44   12/02        19      25       46  02/21
                                                          02/19
LOWEST            -25   01/13         1     -26      -27  01/13
                        12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     18.3              19.5    -1.2     22.8
AVG. MINIMUM     -0.2               0.5    -0.7      7.0
MEAN              9.1              10.0    -0.9     14.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     72              71.5     0.5       60
DAYS MIN <= 32     90              89.5     0.5       85
DAYS MIN <= 0      50              44.3     5.7       32

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.78   1989
 MINIMUM         0.37   2002
TOTALS           1.70              1.68    0.02     2.46
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01        20              23.2    -3.2       27
DAYS >= .10         8               5.1     2.9        9
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.27   01/10 TO 01/10           02/28 TO 02/28
                                                          02/28 TO 02/28
                                                          02/28 TO 02/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    02/28(00) TO 02/28(00)
                                                 02/28(00) TO 02/28(00)8
                                                 02/28(00) TO 02/28(00)8

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           57.7   1997
 24 HR TOTAL     13.5   01/17/1996 TO 01/17/1996
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           25.3              28.0    -2.7     37.2
 LIQUID EQUIV    2.53              2.80   -0.27     3.72
SINCE 7/1        35.5              37.2    -1.7     38.3
 LIQUID 7/1      3.55                MM      MM     3.83
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5                 6      -1        6
DAYS >= TRACE      43              27.0    16.0       42
DAYS >= 1.0         8               8.5    -0.5       10
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   01/16                         12  01/13
                        01/15                             01/11
                                                          01/12
 24 HR TOTAL      4.6   01/10 TO 01/10           02/28 TO 02/28
                                                          02/28 TO 02/28
                                                          02/28 TO 02/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    02/28(00) TO 02/28(00)
                                                 02/28(00) TO 02/28(00)8
                                                 02/28(00) TO 02/28(00)8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5005              4951      54     4501
 SINCE 7/1         MM              7150      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/284
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/350    DATE  12/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/160    DATE  01/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             37
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         28

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               38     SLEET                      1
FOG                      42     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                     22

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

&&
REMARKS...

THE WINTER SEASON /DEC, JAN, FEB/ WAS COLDER THAN NORMAL AND NORMAL
WITH RESPECT TO PRECIPITATION AT THE GRAND FORKS INTERNATONAL
AIRPORT.

THE AVERAGE WINTER SEASON TEMPERATURE WAS 9.1 DEGREES OR 0.9 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL.

1.70 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE WINTER SEASON AND WAS
0.02 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

25.3 INCHES OF SNOW FELL DURING THE WINTER SEASON AND WAS 2.7 INCHES
BELOW NORMAL.

NO RECORDS OCCURRED DURING THIS PERIOD.

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 CLIMATIC DATA
CENTER).

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