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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
1259 PM CST SAT DEC 1 2018

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...THE GRAND FORKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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              75   11/05/1975
 LOW              -31   11/29/1985
HIGHEST            47   11/04        34      13       49  11/29
LOWEST             -3   11/17        17     -20       -9  11/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     26.5              35.1    -8.6     32.8
AVG. MINIMUM     12.4              17.0    -4.6     15.3
MEAN             19.5              26.1    -6.6     24.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     22              12.1     9.9       15
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              28.0     2.0       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               2.8     2.2        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.94   2000
 MINIMUM            T   1999
TOTALS           0.58              0.95   -0.37     0.86
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01        12               6.9     5.1        5
DAYS >= .10         2               2.7    -0.7        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.17   11/10 TO 11/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.0   1985
TOTALS            3.6               7.7    -4.1     10.0
SINCE 7/1        11.9               9.2     2.7     10.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2        3
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.4    -1.4        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   11/30                          6  11/10
                        11/29                             11/09
                        11/14                             11/08
 24 HR TOTAL      1.1   11/28 TO 11/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1362              1168     194     1223
 SINCE 7/1       2539              2199     340     1985
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        519               379     140      411
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/350    DATE  11/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/350    DATE  11/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  0
  0
  0
  1
  1
  0
HAZE                      2

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

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REMARKS...

TEMPERATURES FOR NOVEMBER AT GRAND FORKS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS
BELOW NORMAL AND THE PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS ALSO A LITTLE
BELOW NORMAL.

TEMPERATURES WERE NEAR NORMAL FOR THE FIST WEEK IN NOVEMBER.
THEREAFTER AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURES FELL BELOW NORMAL FOR MUCH OF
THE REST OF THE MONTH. NOVEMBER 2018 AVERAGED 19.5 DEGREES AND WAS
6.6 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. DUE TO A SHORTER PERIOD OF RECORD /SINCE
1965/ NOVEMBER 2018 WAS THE FOURTH COLDEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. THE
COLDEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD OCCURRED IN 1985 WITH A MONTHLY AVERAGE
OF 11.6 DEGREES. NO DAILY RECORD HIGH OR LOW TEMPERATURES OCCURRED
DURING THE MONTH.

A LITTLE OVER HALF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION /0.58/ FELL DURING
NOVEMBER AT THE GRAND FORKS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND WAS 0.37 INCH
BELOW NORMAL. NO DAILY RECORD PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS OCCURRED IN
NOVEMBER.

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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