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GRAND FORKS EVENING CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS            
450 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014


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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 31 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         74    259 PM  97    1953  77     -3       85       
  MINIMUM         59    126 AM  35    1987  50      9       60       
  AVERAGE         67                        64      3       73      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.15          1.57 1957   0.09   0.06     0.02    
  MONTH TO DATE    3.20                      2.88   0.32     0.88    
  SINCE JUN 1     13.50                      9.51   3.99     6.06    
  SINCE JAN 1     20.68                     15.23   5.45    14.23    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0     
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0     
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         4     -4        0       
  MONTH TO DATE   25                        55    -30       53       
  SINCE JUN 1    100                       185    -85      159       
  SINCE JUL 1     54                        82    -28       82       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            2                         2      0        8       
  MONTH TO DATE  132                       119     13      160       
  SINCE JUN 1    310                       335    -25      439       
  SINCE JAN 1    363                       352     11      448       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (100)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.9                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         
  FOG                                                                

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST   100           700 AM                                     
 LOWEST     68           300 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    84                                                       

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THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   76        98      1983                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        32      1974                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
AUGUST 31 2014........SUNRISE   645 AM CDT   SUNSET   812 PM CDT   
SEPTEMBER  1 2014.....SUNRISE   647 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 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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