Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
822 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE BISMARCK ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 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              93   04/30/1992
                        04/21/1980
 LOW              -12   04/01/1975
HIGHEST            82   04/14                         78  04/20
                                                          04/09
LOWEST             15   04/03                          6  04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.8              57.0     2.8     54.5
AVG. MINIMUM     30.9              30.7     0.2     27.7
MEAN             45.4              43.8     1.6     41.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              17.1    -1.1       20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.71   1878
 MINIMUM         0.00   1952
TOTALS           0.37              1.26   -0.89     1.95
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.04   -0.03     0.07
DAYS >= .01         5               7.4    -2.4        8
DAYS >= .10         1               3.4    -2.4        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.17   04/18 TO 04/19              1.05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.8   2013
TOTALS            0.2               4.2    -4.0      4.2
SINCE 7/1        23.9              50.8   -26.9     40.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.0    -1.0        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             4  04/01
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   MM                           2.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     580               636     -56
 SINCE 7/1       7830              8155    -325
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/280    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/290    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     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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