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GRAND FORKS EVENING CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS            
452 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015


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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 3 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1941 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         25    211 AM  58    2000  27     -2        5       
  MINIMUM          8    346 PM -19    2014   9     -1      -19       
  AVERAGE         17                        18     -1       -7      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            T             0.68 1966   0.03  -0.03     0.08    
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.09  -0.09     0.08    
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.09  -0.09     0.08    
  SINCE JAN 1      0.82                      1.16  -0.34     1.15    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            T            MM      MM   0.3   -0.3      1.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.9   -0.9      1.0     
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.9   -0.9      1.0     
  SINCE JUL 1     14.3                      38.1  -23.8     46.7     
  SNOW DEPTH       2                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           48                        47      1       72       
  MONTH TO DATE  156                       141     15      231       
  SINCE MAR 1    156                       141     15      231       
  SINCE JUL 1   7073                      7291   -218     8126       
                                                                     
 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    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    20.0                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT SNOW                                                         
  HAZE                                                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    74          1200 AM                                     
 LOWEST     58          1200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    66                                                       

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THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   28        53      2000                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   10       -22      1960                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MARCH  3 2015.........SUNRISE   706 AM CST   SUNSET   616 PM CST   
MARCH  4 2015.........SUNRISE   704 AM CST   SUNSET   617 PM CST   

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




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