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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
746 AM CDT SUN JUN 1 2014

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...THE DICKINSON ND CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1903 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   05/29/1934
 LOW                4   05/03/1967
HIGHEST            88                                 89  05/13
LOWEST             25                                 19  05/02
                                                          05/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.9              66.1    -0.2
AVG. MINIMUM     40.6              40.1     0.5
MEAN             53.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9               5.0     4.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.87   2013
 MINIMUM         0.94   2002
TOTALS           6.18              2.32    3.86     7.87
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.07    0.13     0.25
DAYS >= .01        12              10.9     1.1       11
DAYS >= .10         7               5.5     1.5        9
DAYS >= .50         2               1.2     0.8        7
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.3     1.7        5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.67   05/24 TO 05/24              1.45

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     387               378       9
 SINCE 7/1       9000              8440     560
COOLING TOTAL      30                 9      21
 SINCE 1/1         30                10      20
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/030    DATE  05/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/010    DATE  05/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

$$

A LOW TEMPERATURE OF 25 DEGREES AT DICKINSON ND ON MAY 15, 2014 TIED
THE PREVIOUS RECORD LOW. THE OLD RECORD OF 25 DEGREES WAS SET IN
1929.

A RECORD 24 HOUR RAINFALL OF 2.67 INCHES WAS SET AT DICKINSON ND
AIRPORT MAY 24, 2014. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.39 SET IN 2010.










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