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

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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART                      
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM                        
                                          NORMAL                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             109   07/12/1936                                    
 LOW              -43   01/11/1912                                    
HIGHEST            96   08/25        52      44                       
                        08/20                                         
LOWEST            -24   12/31        31     -55                       
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.8              51.2    -3.4                       
AVG. MINIMUM     28.7              30.8    -2.1                       
MEAN             38.2              41.0    -2.8                       
DAYS MAX >= 90      9               8.5     0.5                       
DAYS MAX <= 32    126              99.0    27.0                       
DAYS MIN <= 32    198             178.2    19.8                       
DAYS MIN <= 0      65              45.0    20.0                       

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        27.22   2010                                          
 MINIMUM         9.34   1910                                          
TOTALS          19.14             21.62   -2.48                       
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.06   -0.01                       
DAYS >= .01       114              92.5    21.5                       
DAYS >= .10        44              46.2    -2.2                       
DAYS >= .50        10              12.2    -2.2                       
DAYS >= 1.00        4               4.0     0.0                       
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.42   MM                                            
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                                 
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                                            

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          120.5   1996                                          
 24 HR TOTAL     15.7   MM                                            
TOTALS           69.7              42.8    26.9                       
 LIQUID EQUIV    6.97              4.30    2.67                       
SINCE 7/1        24.4              18.0     6.4                       
 LIQUID 7/1      2.44                                                 
DAYS >= TRACE     103              30.9    72.1                       
DAYS >= 1.0        21              13.1     7.9                       
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   03/20                                         
                        03/18                                         
                        03/19                                         
 24 HR TOTAL      7.3   MM                                            
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                                 
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                                            

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   10152              9222     930                       
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3731      MM                       
COOLING TOTAL     528               462      66                       
 SINCE 1/1        528               463      65                       

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM                                                      
 LATEST       MM                                                      
EARLIEST                        MM                                    
LATEST                          MM                                    
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              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                9     RAIN                      16
LIGHT RAIN               57     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               72     SLEET                      1
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      9                                           
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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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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