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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
557 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE FARGO HECTOR INTL AP ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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              80   03/23/1910
 LOW              -34   03/10/1948
HIGHEST            75   03/15        35      40       58  03/13
LOWEST            -11   03/05        19     -30      -19  03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.8              36.3     9.5     32.2
AVG. MINIMUM     21.3              19.4     1.9     12.4
MEAN             33.5              27.8     5.7     22.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5              10.0    -5.0       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              26.7     1.3       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               2.9     1.1        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.62   2009
 MINIMUM         0.03   1958
TOTALS           0.30              1.30   -1.00     0.72
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.04   -0.03     0.02
DAYS >= .01         4               8.3    -4.3        6
DAYS >= .10         1               3.4    -2.4        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.7    -0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.24   03/29 TO 03/29           03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
                                                          03/31 TO 03/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)
                                                 03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)1
                                                 03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           28.1   2009
TOTALS            0.4               9.1    -8.7      5.3
SINCE 7/1        16.0              47.1   -31.1     32.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 6      -5        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.4    -2.4        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/06                         13  03/06
                        03/05                             03/05
                        03/04                             03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)
                                                 03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)1
                                                 03/31(00) TO 03/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     967              1152    -185     1316
 SINCE 7/1       7383              7830    -447     8593
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/340    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/330    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      7

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

&&

THE MONTH OF MARCH WAS WARM AND DRY. THE FARGO HECTOR INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT RECORDED THE THIRD HIGHEST AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 45.8
DEGREES AND THE TENTH HIGHEST AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WITH 33.5 DEGREES.
ONLY 0.30 INCH OF LIQUID PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED. A TOTAL OF 0.4
INCH OF SNOW WAS REPORTED FOR THE MONTH...WHICH IS THE SIXTH LOWEST
TOTAL MEASURED.

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