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...THE GRAND FORKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1941 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              75   11/05/1975                                    
 LOW              -31   11/29/1985                                    
HIGHEST            54   11/07        34      20       54  11/03       
                        11/02                                         
LOWEST            -17   11/27        17     -34      -13  11/23       
AVG. MAXIMUM     29.4              35.1    -5.7     34.8              
AVG. MINIMUM     12.0              17.0    -5.0     14.0              
MEAN             20.7              26.1    -5.4     24.4              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32     19              12.1     6.9       11              
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              28.0    -1.0       29              
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               2.8     2.2        6              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM                                            
 MINIMUM           MM   MM                                            
TOTALS           0.31              0.95   -0.64     0.15              
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.01              
DAYS >= .01         9               6.9     2.1        7              
DAYS >= .10         0               2.7    -2.7        0              
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.08   11/07 TO 11/07                                

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM                                            
TOTALS            4.0               7.7    -3.7      1.6              
SINCE 7/1         4.0               9.2    -5.2      1.6              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        0              
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.4    -1.4        0              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   11/30                          1  11/30       
                        11/29                             11/29       
                        11/28                             11/28       
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   MM                                            

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1321              1168     153     1208              
 SINCE 7/1       2144              2199     -55     2111              
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 1/1        395               379      16      487              
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/340    DATE  11/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/330    DATE  11/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     10                                           
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

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THE LOW OF -1 DEGREE ON NOV 15TH TIED THE RECORD LOW FOR DATE.  

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER 2014 AT GFK AIRPORT OF 20.7 DEGREES. 
THIS IS 5.4 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 8TH COLDEST 
NOVEMBER FOR THE 1941-2014 PERIOD OF RECORD.  THE COLDEST NOVEMBER 
ON RECORD WAS IN 1985 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 11.6 DEGREES.

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