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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS            
549 PM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 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              -43   01/30/2004                                    
HIGHEST            92   07/20        51      41       97  08/25       
                        07/05                             08/20       
LOWEST            -33   01/02        29     -62      -28  12/31       
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.7              51.1    -3.4     48.2              
AVG. MINIMUM     26.8              28.9    -2.1     27.1              
MEAN             37.3              40.0    -2.7     37.7              
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               8.9    -4.9        9              
DAYS MAX <= 32    116              97.3    18.7      127              
DAYS MIN <= 32    170             187.2   -17.2      200              
DAYS MIN <= 0      72              51.2    20.8       72              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        27.77   2010                                          
 MINIMUM        12.61   1989                                          
TOTALS          22.43             20.81    1.62    19.65              
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.06    0.01     0.05              
DAYS >= .01        99             103.2    -4.2      118              
DAYS >= .10        42              44.7    -2.7       43              
DAYS >= .50        14              11.4     2.6       11              
DAYS >= 1.00        5               3.6     1.4        5              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.79   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31       
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)  
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           92.1   1996                                          
 24 HR TOTAL      8.3   MM                                            
 SNOW DEPTH        15   12/26/2009                                    
TOTALS           41.7              47.1    -5.4     46.0              
 LIQUID EQUIV    4.17                MM      MM     4.60              
SINCE 7/1         5.8              19.9   -14.1     24.4              
 LIQUID 7/1      0.58                MM      MM     2.44              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                MM      MM        3              
DAYS >= TRACE      87              41.5    45.5       89              
DAYS >= 1.0        15              14.3     0.7       16              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        15R  02/17                         14  03/19       
                        01/26                                         
 24 HR TOTAL     11.5R  MM                       12/31 TO 12/31       
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM              
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)  
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    9483              9516     -33    10326              
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3859      MM       MM              
COOLING TOTAL     392               379      13      487              
 SINCE 1/1        392               379      13      487              

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM                                                      
 LATEST       MM                                                      
EARLIEST                        MM                                    
LATEST                          MM                                    
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/020    DATE  07/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    77/060    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           86
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            150
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         98

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               17     RAIN                      27
LIGHT RAIN               84     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                7     SNOW                      13
LIGHT SNOW               82     SLEET                      2
FOG                     140     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     13
HAZE                     56                                           
                                                                    
-  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 2014 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 CLIMATE
DATA CENTER.

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