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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 CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

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            97   08/25        51      46       97  08/29       
                        08/20                                         
LOWEST            -28   12/31        29     -57      -17  01/19       
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.2              51.1    -2.9     55.0              
AVG. MINIMUM     27.1              28.9    -1.8     32.3              
MEAN             37.7              40.0    -2.3     43.7              
DAYS MAX >= 90      9               8.9     0.1       18              
DAYS MAX <= 32    127              97.3    29.7       78              
DAYS MIN <= 32    200             187.2    12.8      172              
DAYS MIN <= 0      72              51.2    20.8       34              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        27.77   2010                                          
 MINIMUM        12.61   1989                                          
TOTALS          19.65             20.81   -1.16    17.08              
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.06   -0.01     0.05              
DAYS >= .01       118             103.2    14.8      108              
DAYS >= .10        43              44.7    -1.7       42              
DAYS >= .50        11              11.4    -0.4        9              
DAYS >= 1.00        5               3.6     1.4        1              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.55   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           46.0              47.1    -1.1     31.5              
 LIQUID EQUIV    4.60                MM      MM     3.15              
SINCE 7/1        24.4              19.9     4.5     15.0              
 LIQUID 7/1      2.44                MM      MM     1.50              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                MM      MM        1              
DAYS >= TRACE      89              41.5    47.5       75              
DAYS >= 1.0        16              14.3     1.7       10              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   03/19                          6  03/09       
                                                          03/06       
                                                          03/08       
 24 HR TOTAL      8.3R  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   10326              9516     810     8264              
 SINCE 7/1         MM              3859      MM       MM              
COOLING TOTAL     487               379     108      572              
 SINCE 1/1        487               379     108      572              

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM                                                      
 LATEST       MM                                                      
EARLIEST                        MM                                    
LATEST                          MM                                    
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/310    DATE  12/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/MM     DATE   MM                   

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           76
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            189
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        100

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               15     RAIN                      23
LIGHT RAIN               80     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      17
LIGHT SNOW              101     SLEET                      1
FOG                     167     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     40
HAZE                     61                                           
                                                                    
-  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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