Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
547 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   03/22/1910
                        03/20/1910
 LOW              -36   03/10/1948
HIGHEST            69   03/15        35      34
LOWEST            -11   03/05        18     -29
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.4              34.6     7.8
AVG. MINIMUM     20.8              17.6     3.2
MEAN             31.6              26.1     5.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7              11.8    -4.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              28.2    -1.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               3.4     1.6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.76   1942
 MINIMUM         0.01   1969
TOTALS           0.34              1.02   -0.68
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02
DAYS >= .01         7               6.4     0.6
DAYS >= .10         1               3.1    -2.1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.6    -0.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.11   03/28 TO 03/28              0.67
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.2   2013
TOTALS            2.7               6.4    -3.7
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.27              0.60   -0.33
SINCE 7/1        19.0              41.7   -22.7
 LIQUID 7/1      1.90
DAYS >= TRACE      10               4.1     5.9
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.9    -0.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/06
                        03/05
                        03/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1027              1206    -179
 SINCE 7/1       7876              8166    -290
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0


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

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

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OVERALL MARCH WAS WARM AND DRY. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE
WAS 31.6 DEGREES WITH ONLY 0.34 INCH LIQUID PRECIPITATION AND 2.7
INCHES OF SNOW.

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