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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
1025 AM CST THU MAR 1 2018

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...THE FARGO HECTOR 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 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              66   02/25/1958
 LOW              -48   01/08/1887
HIGHEST            49   12/02        20      29       56  02/19
LOWEST            -24   12/31         2     -26      -22  01/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     20.0              21.4    -1.4     25.8
AVG. MINIMUM      1.6               3.8    -2.2     10.9
MEAN             10.8              12.6    -1.8     18.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     68              66.5     1.5       56
DAYS MIN <= 32     90              89.0     1.0       84
DAYS MIN <= 0      43              37.1     5.9       25

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.28   2010
 MINIMUM         0.27   1942
TOTALS           1.81              2.14   -0.33     3.04
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01        26              24.7     1.3       28
DAYS >= .10         7               6.5     0.5        8
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.33   02/23 TO 02/24           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           57.0   1997
 24 HR TOTAL     16.3   01/22/1982 TO 01/22/1982
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           23.7              29.4    -5.7     25.6
 LIQUID EQUIV    2.37              2.90   -0.53     2.56
SINCE 7/1        27.4              38.0   -10.6     29.3
 LIQUID 7/1      2.74              3.80   -1.06     2.93
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 7      -4        3
DAYS >= TRACE      44              25.1    18.9       43
DAYS >= 1.0         9               8.4     0.6        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   02/26                         10  01/14
                        02/25                             01/12
                                                          01/13
 24 HR TOTAL      3.7   02/24 TO 02/24           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    4849              4716     133     4193
 SINCE 7/1         MM              6678      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              11.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/277
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/340    DATE  12/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/350    DATE  12/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           38
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             37
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                      12
LIGHT SNOW               43     SLEET                      1
FOG                      49     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                     33

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

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REMARKS...

THE WINTER SEASON /DEC, JAN, FEB/ WAS COLDER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE WINTER SEASON TEMPERATURE WAS 10.8 DEGREES OR 1.8
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

1.81 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE WINTER SEASON AND WAS
0.33 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

23.7 INCHES OF SNOW FELL DURING THE WINTER SEASON AND WAS 5.7 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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