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GRAND FORKS EVENING CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS            
450 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1941 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         42    249 PM  87    2002  55    -13       33       
  MINIMUM         28    657 AM  14    1953  30     -2       29       
  AVERAGE         35                        42     -7       31      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          0.24 2003   0.03  -0.03      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.21                      0.46  -0.25     0.68    
  SINCE MAR 1      1.14                      1.42  -0.28     1.66    
  SINCE JAN 1      2.21                      2.49  -0.28     2.45    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           2.0  2003   0.1   -0.1       T      
  MONTH TO DATE    1.1                       1.8   -0.7      6.5     
  SINCE MAR 1     14.6                       9.0    5.6     20.1     
  SINCE JUL 1     60.3                      46.2   14.1     50.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           30                        23      7       34       
  MONTH TO DATE  514                       428     86      604       
  SINCE MAR 1   1969                      1663    306     2170       
  SINCE JUL 1   9864                      8813   1051     9171       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)       
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)       
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.4                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    53           300 AM                                     
 LOWEST     25          1200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    39                                                       

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THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        80      1977                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        11      1953                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
APRIL 16 2014.........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   820 PM CDT   
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   822 PM CDT   

                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          




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