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Grand Forks, ND weather summary for September 2008 from the National Weather Service

I have copied this data from the National Weather service.  Note especially the comments at the end of the report:

2.37 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION…AN IMPRESSIVE 1.37 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. RECORDS WERE SET THREE CONSECUTIVE DAYS FOR DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL. ON NOVEMBER 4…0.45 INCHES FELL…BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 0.40 INCHES SET IN 1956. ON NOVEMBER 5…0.85 INCHES FELL…BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 0.84 INCHES SET IN 1956. ON NOVEMBER 6…0.93 INCHES FELL…SHATTERING THE OLD RECORD OF 0.41 INCHES SET IN 1996..

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These data are preliminary and have not undergone final quality control by the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Therefore, these data are subject to revision. Final and certified climate data can be accessed at the NCDC – http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov.

Climatological Report (Monthly)


000
CXUS53 KFGF 081830 CCA
CLMGFK

BISCLMGFK 000
TTAA00 KFGF 011130

CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
1230 PM CST MON DEC 8 2008

...................................

...THE GRAND FORKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1941 TO 2008

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   11/05/1975
 LOW              -31   11/29/1985
HIGHEST            66   11/03        34      32       MM  MM
LOWEST              1   11/21        17     -16       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.6              33.7     2.9       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     22.4              17.4     5.0       MM
MEAN             29.5              25.6     3.9       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32     13                MM      MM       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     24                MM      MM       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.37              1.00    1.37       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.03    0.05       MM
DAYS >= .01         6                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .10         3                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.56   11/05 TO 11/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            1.0                MM      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1         1.1               9.6    -8.5       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1057              1178    -121       MM
 SINCE 7/1       1933              2148    -215       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       MM
 SINCE 1/1        274               436    -162       MM
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/350    DATE  11/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/360    DATE  11/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      1
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

&&

REMARKS...
NOVEMBER 2008 AT GRAND FORKS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 3.9 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL WITH 2.37 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION...AN IMPRESSIVE 1.37
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. RECORDS WERE SET THREE CONSECUTIVE DAYS FOR DAILY
MAXIMUM RAINFALL. ON NOVEMBER 4...0.45 INCHES FELL...BREAKING THE
OLD RECORD OF 0.40 INCHES SET IN 1956. ON NOVEMBER 5...0.85 INCHES
FELL...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 0.84 INCHES SET IN 1956. ON
NOVEMBER 6...0.93 INCHES FELL...SHATTERING THE OLD RECORD OF 0.41
INCHES SET IN 1996. IN ADDITION...THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE REACHED 66
DEGREES ON NOVEMBER 3...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 63 SET IN 1981.
ONLY 1.0 INCH OF SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER.

ROGERS

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