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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
339 PM CST SAT DEC 1 2018

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2018 TO 11/30/2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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             102   09/08/1959
 LOW              -27   11/30/1905
HIGHEST            94   09/16       102      -8       93  09/12
LOWEST             -3   11/19       -27      24        4  11/09
                                                          11/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.4              54.7    -5.3     56.4
AVG. MINIMUM     31.6              34.3    -2.7     35.4
MEAN             40.5              44.5    -4.0     45.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.9     0.1       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32     19              10.9     8.1       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     48              38.8     9.2       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               1.8     0.2       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.67   2008
 MINIMUM         0.97   1976
TOTALS           5.81              5.72    0.09     3.93
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.06    0.00     0.04
DAYS >= .01        35              24.1    10.9       MM
DAYS >= .10        11              12.2    -1.2       MM
DAYS >= .50         3               3.6    -0.6       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.63   09/20 TO 09/20

                OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))       MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.3   1896
 24 HR TOTAL     14.0   11/14/1909 TO 11/14/1909
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM

                OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
TOTALS            6.9               8.6    -1.7      3.5
 LIQUID EQUIV     0.69              0.90   -0.21     0.35
SINCE 7/1         6.9               8.6    -1.7      3.5
 LIQUID 7/1       0.69              0.90   -0.21     0.35
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      19               6.2    12.8       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.5     0.5       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   11/20
                        11/18
                        11/19
 24 HR TOTAL      1.9   11/15 TO 11/15

                OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))       MM

DEGREE_DAYS
                OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
HEATING TOTAL    2258              1912     346     1782
 SINCE 7/1         MM              1962      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL      50                46       4       71
 SINCE 1/1        694               551     143      518

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/306
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/190    DATE  09/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/180    DATE  09/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           30
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             30
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  9
  0
  0
  2
  0
  6
HAZE                      6

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

&&

FOR THE FALL SEASON /SEP OCT NOV/ THE FARGO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
HAD BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

THE FARGO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AVERAGED 40.5 DEGREES WHICH WAS 4.5
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. 2018 WAS THE TWELFTH COLDEST FALL SEASON ON
RECORD. THE COLDEST FALL SEASON OCCURRED IN 1896 WHICH AVERAGED 35.1
DEGREES.

5.81 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE FALL SEASON /SEP OCT
NOV/. NORMAL PRECIPITATION DURING THE FALL SEASON IS 5.72
INCHES.

SNOWFALL FOR THE FALL SEASON WAS A LITTLE BELOW NORMAL. NORMAL SNOW
IS 8.6 INCHES. FARGO RECEIVED 6.9 INCHES FOR THE 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 CLIMATE DATA
CENTER).

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