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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS
900 AM CDT TUE JUN 1 2021

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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2021...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2021

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            105   05/30/1934
 LOW               5   05/03/1967
HIGHEST           87   05/19         71      16       82  05/31
LOWEST            27   05/06         45     -18       23  05/12
                       05/07
AVG. MAXIMUM    68.2               68.2    -0.0     64.8
AVG. MINIMUM    41.2               43.3    -2.1     42.0
MEAN            54.7               55.8    -1.1     53.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     6                3.7     2.3        8
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        7.96   1896
 MINIMUM        0.16   1951
TOTALS          2.57               2.75   -0.18     1.23
DAILY AVG.      0.08               0.09   -0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01       10                9.2     0.8        7
DAYS >= .10        7                5.4     1.6        4
DAYS >= .50        2                1.8     0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.57   05/19 TO 05/19               0.38

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           6.7   1924
TOTALS           0.0                0.1    -0.1        T
SINCE 7/1       17.1               43.4   -26.3       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                   0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0                                   0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      MM

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    331                310      21
 SINCE 7/1      8462               9125    -663
COOLING TOTAL     23                 23       0
 SINCE 1/1        23                 26      -3
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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


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

&&

THE MONTH OF MAY AT THE GRAND FORKS UNIVERSITY (NWS) WAS SLIGHTLY
NORMAL FOR TEMPERATURES. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 54.7 DEGREES
WHICH IS 1.1 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. NO RECORDS WERE BROKEN FOR THE
MONTH.

PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL WITH 2.57
INCHES WHICH WAS 0.18 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

REMEMBER, THIS DATA IS PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE FINAL
AND OFFICIAL RECORDS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL CENTERS FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (NCEI).

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