Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
1106 AM CDT SAT SEP 1 2018

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             106   08/18/1976
 LOW               32   08/31/1886
                        08/25/1885
HIGHEST            93   08/13        81      12       87  08/29
                        08/12
LOWEST             40   08/02        57     -17       45  08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.8              81.2    -0.4     78.3
AVG. MINIMUM     56.6              57.3    -0.7     55.3
MEAN             68.7              69.3    -0.6     66.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               4.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.58   1900
 MINIMUM         0.18   1984
TOTALS           2.52              2.56   -0.04     2.30
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00     0.07
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1        9
DAYS >= .10         5               4.6     0.4        4
DAYS >= .50         2               1.2     0.8        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL    0.78   08/26 TO 08/26
STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM      08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      39                34       5        9
 SINCE 7/1         43                50      -7       16
COOLING TOTAL     159               165      -6       73
 SINCE 1/1        644               505     139      447
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/280    DATE  08/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/280    DATE  08/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  5
  0
  0
  0
  0
  2
HAZE                      6

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

&&

THE MONTH OF AUGUST AT FARGO HECTOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS
SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL WITH RESPECT TO TEMPERATURES...BUT DRIER THAN
NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 68.7 DEGREES WHICH
IS 0.6 DEGREES COOLER THAN NORMAL.

PRECIPITATION WAS BELOW NORMAL AT 2.52 INCHES WHICH IS 0.04 INCHES
BELOW THE NORMAL FOR THE MONTH.

REMEMBER...THIS DATA IS PROVISIONAL AND IS 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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