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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS            
145 PM CST THU JAN 2 2014

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S         
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)      
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             114   07/06/1936                                    
 LOW              -48   01/08/1887                                    
HIGHEST            96   08/20        52      44      100  07/20       
LOWEST            -21   12/23        31     -52      -17  01/19       
                        02/01                                         
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.4              52.7    -2.3     57.5              
AVG. MINIMUM     30.3              32.0    -1.7     35.1              
MEAN             40.3              42.4    -2.1     46.3              
DAYS MAX >= 90     16              11.6     4.4       24              
DAYS MAX <= 32    115              88.3    26.7       71              
DAYS MIN <= 32    191             172.0    19.0      156              
DAYS MIN <= 0      57              41.7    15.3       27              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        34.76   2000                                          
 MINIMUM         8.53   1976                                          
TOTALS          32.10             22.58    9.52    14.52              
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.06    0.03     0.04              
DAYS >= .01       123             105.8    17.2       93              
DAYS >= .10        49              48.6     0.4       26              
DAYS >= .50        17              12.4     4.6        6              
DAYS >= 1.00        8               4.1     3.9        1              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.56   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31       
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)  
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           97.4   1996                                          
 24 HR TOTAL     12.6   MM                                            
 SNOW DEPTH        21   01/23/2011                                    
                        01/22/2011                                    
                        01/21/2011                                    
TOTALS           71.3              50.1    21.2     36.6              
 LIQUID EQUIV    7.13                MM      MM     3.66              
SINCE 7/1        16.4              19.8    -3.4     13.5              
 LIQUID 7/1      1.64              2.00   -0.36     1.35              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                MM      MM        1              
DAYS >= TRACE     102              38.4    63.6       74              
DAYS >= 1.0        17              14.2     2.8        9              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        20   03/20                          9  03/05       
                        03/18                             03/03       
                        03/19                             03/04       
 24 HR TOTAL      9.3   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31       
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)  
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    9567              8800     767     7530              
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3540      MM       MM     
COOLING TOTAL     699               507     192      795                
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3540      MM       MM              

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM                                                      
 LATEST       MM                                                      
EARLIEST                        MM                                    
LATEST                          MM                                    
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/329
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/350    DATE  12/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/300    DATE  08/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          158
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            127
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         80

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               21     RAIN                      34
LIGHT RAIN               80     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          7     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW               12     SNOW                      24
LIGHT SNOW               96     SLEET                      0
FOG                     158     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     27
HAZE                    159                                           
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.    
                                      
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...CORRECTED TO ADD COOLING DEGREE DATA...

A PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED WITH 2013 ANNUAL HIGHLIGHTS
TO THE REGIONS CLIMATE AND WEATHER.

REMEMBER...THIS DATA IS PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE FINAL 
AND OFFICIAL RECORDS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC 
DATA CENTER. 

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