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GRAND FORKS EVENING CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS            
448 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014


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...THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 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         18    344 PM  41    2004  20     -2       26       
  MINIMUM         -1    803 AM -26    1975   2     -3       -4       
  AVERAGE          9                        11     -2       11      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          0.30 1973   0.02  -0.02      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.04                      0.33  -0.29     0.64    
  SINCE DEC 1      0.04                      0.33  -0.29     0.64    
  SINCE JAN 1     22.69                     20.53   2.16    19.47    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           3.0  1973   0.4   -0.4       T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.6                       5.7   -5.1     17.4     
  SINCE DEC 1      0.6                       5.7   -5.1     17.4     
  SINCE JUL 1      4.6                      14.9  -10.3     19.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           56                        54      2       54       
  MONTH TO DATE  787                       873    -86     1092       
  SINCE DEC 1    787                       873    -86     1092       
  SINCE JUL 1   2931                      3072   -141     3203       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1    395                       379     16      487       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     8   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)       
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    10   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)       
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.0                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    95           200 AM                                     
 LOWEST     73           100 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    84                                                       

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THE GRAND FORKS INTL AP ND CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19        51      2011                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)    2       -28      1955                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
DECEMBER 17 2014......SUNRISE   813 AM CST   SUNSET   437 PM CST   
DECEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE   814 AM CST   SUNSET   437 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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