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CXUS53 KFGF 041840  
CLSFGF  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS  
110 PM CDT TUE SEP 4 2018  
   
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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM  
6/1/2018 TO 8/31/2018...  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S)  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 109 07/12/1936  
LOW 28 06/01/1917  
06/03/1910  
06/02/1910  
HIGHEST 95 08/12 80 15 93 06/02  
LOWEST 46 08/02 56 -10 42 06/26  
06/25  
AVG. MAXIMUM 81.2 79.4 1.8 79.8  
AVG. MINIMUM 59.1 56.2 2.9 56.9  
MEAN 70.1 67.8 2.3 68.3  
DAYS MAX >= 90 7 7.6 -0.6 2  
DAYS MAX <= 32 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MIN <= 32 0 0.0 0.0 0  
DAYS MIN <= 0 0 0.0 0.0 0  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 20.68 2002  
MINIMUM 3.41 1936  
TOTALS 11.52 10.05 1.47 7.92  
DAILY AVG. 0.13 0.11 0.02 0.09  
DAYS >= .01 30 29.7 0.3 30  
DAYS >= .10 20 17.9 2.1 13  
DAYS >= .50 10 6.4 3.6 2  
DAYS >= 1.00 3 2.3 0.7 1  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 1.94 MM 08/31 TO 08/31  
OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
STORM TOTAL MM MM  
(MM/DD(HH)) MM 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)  
OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL 0.5 1905  
24 HR TOTAL 0.5 06/25/1905 TO 06/25/1905  
SNOW DEPTH MM MM  
TOTALS T 0.0 0.0 T  
LIQUID EQUIV MM 0.00 MM MM  
SINCE 7/1 0.0 0.0 0.0 T  
LIQUID 7/1 0.00 0.00 0.00 MM  
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0 MM MM 0  
DAYS >= TRACE 1 0.0 1.0 1  
DAYS >= 1.0 0 0.0 0.0 0  
GREATEST  
SNOW DEPTH 0 MM 0 MM  
24 HR TOTAL 0.0 MM 08/31 TO 08/31  
OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
STORM TOTAL MM MM  
(MM/DD(HH)) MM 08/31(00) TO 08/31(00)  
OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
 
DEGREE_DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 49 147 -98 63  
SINCE 7/1 33 64 -31 18  
COOLING TOTAL 542 406 136 397  
SINCE 1/1 640 432 208 397  
 
FREEZE DATES  
RECORD  
EARLIEST MM  
LATEST MM  
EARLIEST MM  
LATEST MM    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED MM  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION MM  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION MM DATE MM  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION MM DATE MM  
 
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  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) MM  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 5 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 4 RAIN 5  
LIGHT RAIN 10 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0  
LIGHT SNOW 0 SLEET 0  
FOG 3 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 0  
HAZE 3  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
THE SUMMER SEASON (JUNE, JULY, AND AUGUST) AT GRAND FORKS UNIVERSITY  
(NWS) WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL. THE SEASONAL MEAN  
TEMPERATURE WAS 2.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL AT 70.1 DEGREES.  
 
THE SUMMER SEASONAL PRECIPITATION WAS 11.52 INCHES WHICH WAS 1.47  
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.  
 
REMEMBER...THIS DATA IS PROVISIONAL AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE  
FINAL AND OFFICIAL RECORDS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL  
CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (FORMERLY THE NATIONAL  
CLIMATIC DATA CENTER).  
 

 
 
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