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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             100   09/02/1983                                    
                        09/05/1978                                    
                        09/07/1931                                    
 LOW               18   09/28/1942                                    
HIGHEST            86   09/08        70      16                       
LOWEST             36   09/13        46     -10                       
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.6              69.7     0.9                       
AVG. MINIMUM     47.9              46.3     1.6                       
MEAN             59.2              58.0     1.2                       
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4                       
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0                       
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.2    -1.2                       
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0                       

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.54   1957                                          
 MINIMUM         0.10   1897                                          
TOTALS           1.32              2.05   -0.73                       
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.07   -0.03                       
DAYS >= .01         9               8.2     0.8                       
DAYS >= .10         4               4.6    -0.6                       
DAYS >= .50         1               1.2    -0.2                       
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4                       
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.51   09/09 TO 09/09              1.04              
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                                            

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.5   1972                                          
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0                       
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00                       
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0                       
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00                                                 
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0                       
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0                       
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                                            

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     197               240     -43                       
 SINCE 7/1        253               304     -51                       
COOLING TOTAL      31                30       1                       
 SINCE 1/1        395               462     -67                       
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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                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     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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REMARKS...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR SEPTEMBER WAS SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL. THE 
MONTHLY AVERAGE WAS 59.2 DEGREES OR 1.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.WHILE 
WITHIN THE EXPECTED CLIMATOLOGICAL RANGE FOR SEPTEMBER IT TIES WITH 
1958 AS THE 26TH WARMEST ON RECORD. RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURES 
OF 61 DEGREES OCCURRED ON SEPTEMBER 26 AND 27. 

FOR THE 26TH...THE OLD RECORD WAS 57 DEGREES SET BACK IN 2013. 
FOR THE 27TH...THE OLD RECORD WAS 56 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1914.
 
PRECIPITATION FOR SEPTEMBER WAS BELOW NORMAL. 1.32 INCHES OF RAIN 
FELL IN SEPTEMBER AND WAS 0.73 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THIS TOO IS WELL 
WITHIN THE NORMAL CLIMATIC RANGE FOR SEPTEMBER. NO PRECIPITATION 
RECORDS OCCURRED DURING THE PAST MONTH.

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 FALL.


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