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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
1045 AM CST THU MAR 1 2018

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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2017 TO 2/28/2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              67   02/22/2000
 LOW              -43   01/11/1912
HIGHEST            43   12/02        19      24       48  02/17
LOWEST            -25   12/30         2     -27      -23  01/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     17.5              19.4    -1.9     22.3
AVG. MINIMUM      0.3               2.5    -2.2      7.6
MEAN              8.9              10.9    -2.0     15.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     73              72.6     0.4       65
DAYS MIN <= 32     90              89.4     0.6       87
DAYS MIN <= 0      48              39.6     8.4       30

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.39   1996
 MINIMUM         0.37   2002
TOTALS           2.11              1.95    0.16     2.94
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01        20              19.1     0.9       25
DAYS >= .10         8               6.1     1.9       11
DAYS >= .50         1               0.4     0.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.62   12/04 TO 12/04           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           75.3   1996
 24 HR TOTAL     15.7   12/25/2009 TO 12/25/2009
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           30.2              28.2     2.0     42.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    3.02              2.80    0.22     4.20
SINCE 7/1        38.6              35.3     3.3     42.9
 LIQUID 7/1      3.86              3.50    0.36     4.29
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6                 5       1        8
DAYS >= TRACE      46              20.9    25.1       46
DAYS >= 1.0         9               8.4     0.6       13
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   01/11                         16  01/03
                                                          01/02
 24 HR TOTAL      5.3   12/04 TO 12/04           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    5020              4866     154     4494
 SINCE 7/1         MM              6960      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              MM
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION  MM
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               25     SLEET                      1
FOG                       3     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.

&&
REMARKS...

THE WINTER SEASON /DEC, JAN, FEB/ WAS COLDER THAN NORMAL AND NEAR
NORMAL WITH RESPECT TO PRECIPITATION AT THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS)
ND.

THE AVERAGE WINTER SEASON TEMPERATURE WAS 8.9 DEGREES OR 2.0 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL.

2.11 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE WINTER SEASON AND WAS
0.16 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

30.2 INCHES OF SNOW FELL DURING THE WINTER SEASON AND WAS 2.0 INCHES
ABOVE 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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