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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
1232 PM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE GRAND FORKS UNIV. (NWS) CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   03/22/1910
                        03/20/1910
 LOW              -36   03/10/1948
HIGHEST            50   03/13        35      15
LOWEST            -23   03/02        18     -41
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.0              34.6    -6.6
AVG. MINIMUM      8.8              17.6    -8.8
MEAN             18.4              26.1    -7.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     18              11.8     6.2
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              28.2     1.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       7               3.4     3.6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.76   1942
 MINIMUM         0.01   1969
TOTALS           1.11              1.02    0.09
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01
DAYS >= .01         6               6.4    -0.4
DAYS >= .10         2               3.1    -1.1
DAYS >= .50         1               0.6     0.4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.67   03/31 TO 03/31              0.27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.2   2013
TOTALS           13.5               6.4     7.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.35              0.60    0.75
SINCE 7/1        59.2              41.7    17.5
 LIQUID 7/1      5.92
DAYS >= TRACE      16               4.1    11.9
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.9     0.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12   03/06
                        03/05
                        03/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1436              1206     230
 SINCE 7/1       9182              8166    1016
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
..............................................................

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                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

&&

THE USUAL NARRATIVE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS PROVISIONAL...IS BASED ON EDITED DATA AND
WILL LIKELY BE CHANGED SLIGHTLY AFTER FURTHER REVIEW BY THE NATIONAL
CLIMATE DATA CENTER. OFFICIAL RECORDS AND SUMMARIES WILL BE
AVAILABLE LATER THIS SPRING OR EARLY SUMMER.

$$

EWENS






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