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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR'S         
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE               
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   03/22/1910                                    
                        03/20/1910                                    
 LOW              -36   03/10/1948                                    
HIGHEST            50   03/13        35      15                       
LOWEST            -23   03/02        18     -41                       
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.0              34.6    -6.6                       
AVG. MINIMUM      8.8              17.6    -8.8                       
MEAN             18.4              26.1    -7.7                       
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0                       
DAYS MAX <= 32     18              11.8     6.2                       
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              28.2     1.8                       
DAYS MIN <= 0       7               3.4     3.6                       

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.76   1942                                          
 MINIMUM         0.01   1969                                          
TOTALS           1.11              1.02    0.09                       
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01                       
DAYS >= .01         6               6.4    -0.4                       
DAYS >= .10         2               3.1    -1.1                       
DAYS >= .50         1               0.6     0.4                       
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0                       
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.67   03/31 TO 03/31              0.27              

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.2   2013                                          
TOTALS           13.5               6.4     7.1                       
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.35              0.60    0.75                       
SINCE 7/1        59.2              41.7    17.5                       
 LIQUID 7/1      5.92                                                 
DAYS >= TRACE      16               4.1    11.9                       
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.9     0.1                       
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12   03/06                                         
                        03/05                                         
                        03/04                                         

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1436              1206     230                       
 SINCE 7/1       9182              8166    1016                       
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0                       
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0                       
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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


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     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.                                          

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THE USUAL NARRATIVE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS PROVISIONAL...IS BASED ON EDITED DATA AND 
WILL LIKELY BE CHANGED SLIGHTLY AFTER FURTHER REVIEW BY THE NATIONAL 
CLIMATE DATA CENTER. OFFICIAL RECORDS AND SUMMARIES WILL BE 
AVAILABLE LATER THIS SPRING OR EARLY SUMMER.

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EWENS

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