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CXUS53 KFGF 011210
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS            
710 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM 
6/1/2014 TO 8/31/2014...

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             104   07/05/1988                                    
                        08/07/1983                                    
 LOW               30   07/03/1972                                    
                        06/20/1969                                    
                        06/06/1953                                    
HIGHEST            92   07/20        80      12       97  08/25       
                        07/05                             08/20       
LOWEST             44   06/08        55     -11       38  06/03       
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.7              79.1    -1.4     80.1              
AVG. MINIMUM     56.3              54.1     2.2     55.4              
MEAN             67.0              66.6     0.4     67.8              
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               8.0    -5.0        7              
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.98   1993                                          
 MINIMUM         3.37   1967                                          
TOTALS          13.50              9.51    3.99     6.06              
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.10    0.05     0.07              
DAYS >= .01        30              31.2    -1.2       29              
DAYS >= .10        18              17.1     0.9       13              
DAYS >= .50        10               6.0     4.0        4              
DAYS >= 1.00        4               2.0     2.0        2              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.79   MM                       08/31 TO 08/31

 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM                                            
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                                 
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM                                            
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0              
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00              
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0              
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0              
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM          
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                       08/31 TO 08/31 

 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    08/31(00) TO 08/31(00) 

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     100               186     -86      159              
 SINCE 7/1         54                82     -28       82              
COOLING TOTAL     305               335     -30      439              
 SINCE 1/1        358               352       6      448              

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM                                                      
 LATEST       MM                                                      
EARLIEST                        MM                                    
LATEST                          MM                                    
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/254
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/020    DATE  07/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    69/320    DATE  07/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             51
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               13     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               41     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      36     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      2                                           
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          

&&

IT WAS A NORMAL METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER AT THE GRAND FORKS  
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THE MEAN TEMPERATURE WAS A FEW TENTHS OF A  
DEGREE ABOVE THE 30 YEAR MEAN. THESE VALUES WERE WELL WITHIN THE  
EXPECTED CLIMATE VARIANCE. THE TOTAL RAINFALL OF 13.50 WAS 3.99  
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL...MAKING IT THE 6TH WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL  
SUMMER AT THE AIRPORT.

* MEAN THREE MONTH TEMPERATURE 67.0F 
   DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL +0.4F

* MEAN THREE MONTH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE 77.7F 
   DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL -1.4F

* MEAN THREE MONTH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE 56.3F
   DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL +2.2F

* SEASONAL TOTAL RAIN 13.50 INCHES
    DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL +3.99 INCHES

* THERE WERE 3 DAYS WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE 90F OR HIGHER WHICH IS
  5 BELOW THE LONG TERM MEAN
                                  
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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