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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS
1124 AM CST WED DEC 4 2019

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2019 TO 11/30/2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2019

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           88   09/17        102     -14       94  09/16
                       09/20
LOWEST            -3   11/11        -27      24       -3  11/19
AVG. MAXIMUM    51.0               54.7    -3.7     49.4
AVG. MINIMUM    35.7               34.3     1.4     31.6
MEAN            43.3               44.5    -1.2     40.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.9    -0.9        1
DAYS MAX <= 32    16               10.9     5.1       19
DAYS MIN <= 32    39               38.8     0.2       48
DAYS MIN <= 0      2                1.8     0.2        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       10.67   2008
 MINIMUM        0.97   1976
TOTALS          9.27               5.72    3.55     5.81
DAILY AVG.      0.10               0.06    0.04     0.06
DAYS >= .01       32               24.1     7.9       35
DAYS >= .10       16               12.2     3.8       11
DAYS >= .50        8                3.6     4.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00       1                1.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.37    MM                          1.63
 STORM TOTAL    1.37                                  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
TOTALS          13.7                8.6     5.1      6.9
 LIQUID EQUIV   1.40               0.80    0.60     0.69
SINCE 7/1       13.7                8.6     5.1       MM
 LIQUID 7/1     1.37               0.80    0.57       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                   0
DAYS >= TRACE     19                6.2    12.8       19
DAYS >= 1.0        2                2.5    -0.5        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH       MM                                   2  11/20
                                                          11/18
                                                          11/19
 24 HR TOTAL     4.5    MM                           1.9
 STORM TOTAL     7.4                                  MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   2008               1912      96     2258
 SINCE 7/1      2053               1962      91       MM
COOLING TOTAL     56                 46      10       50
 SINCE 1/1       527                551     -24      694

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        10/11
LATEST                          05/20
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/270
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/320    DATE  09/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    71/320    DATE  09/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.56
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             21
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         29

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      27     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

&&

THE SEPTEMBER THROUGH NOVEMBER FALL SEASON WAS NEAR NORMAL IN
TEMPERATURES AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT THE FARGO HECTOR
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THE MEAN TEMPERATURE OF 44.5 DEGREES WAS 1.2
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE SEASON OF 9.27 INCHES WAS 3.55
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AMOUNT OF RAINFALL FOR THE SEASON RANKED
SIXTH FOR SEASONAL RECORDS. THE RECORD OF 10.67 INCHES WAS SET IN
2008.

TOTAL SNOWFALL PRECIPITATION FOR THE SEASON WAS ABOVE NORMAL. THE
13.7 INCHES WAS 5.1 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL FOR THE PERIOD. THE
RECORD FOR THE PERIOD IS 26.4 INCHES WHICH WAS SET IN 1996.

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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