Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1212 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE WILLISTON ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   03/22/1910
 LOW              -35   03/14/1897
HIGHEST            79   03/28                         62  03/16
LOWEST            -10   03/04                        -22  03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.4              40.4    10.0     37.0
AVG. MINIMUM     23.0              18.2     4.8     14.9
MEAN             36.7              29.3     7.4     26.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               7.9    -4.9       13
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              29.0    -2.0       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               3.0     0.0        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.26   1975
 MINIMUM         0.01   1966
TOTALS           0.47              0.71   -0.24     0.32
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               7.6     0.4        7
DAYS >= .10         3               2.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.13   03/18 TO 03/18              0.09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.9   1975
                        0
TOTALS             MM               6.2      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1          MM              40.3      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                 4      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.9    -1.9        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                 MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                 MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     869              1107    -238
 SINCE 7/1       7385              7875    -490
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/270    DATE  03/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/260    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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