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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:

 

…4.39 INCHES OF TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 2.43 INCHES ABOVE…OR MORE THAN DOUBLE…THE 1.96 INCH NORMAL. MUCH OF THAT PRECIPITATION FELL ON SEPTEMBER 1…WHICH SET A NEW RECORD.

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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)


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CXUS53 KFGF 010926
CLMGFK

BISCLMGFK 000
TTAA00 KFGF 010819

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS
425 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2008

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

...THE GRAND FORKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             103   09/02/1983
 LOW               18   09/28/1942
HIGHEST            90   09/01        69      21       MM  MM
LOWEST             34   09/30        44     -10       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.0              69.0     0.0       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     45.7              44.3     1.4       MM
MEAN             57.3              56.6     0.7       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      1                MM      MM       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                MM      MM       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           4.39              1.96    2.43       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.07    0.08       MM
DAYS >= .01        11                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .10         8                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.69   09/01 TO 09/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     240               271     -31       MM
 SINCE 7/1        285               323     -38       MM
COOLING TOTAL      17                28     -11       MM
 SINCE 1/1        274               435    -161       MM
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/180    DATE  09/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/180    DATE  09/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

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

&&

REMARKS...
SEPTEMBER WAS JUST A HAIR WARMER THAN NORMAL AT THE GRAND FORKS
AIRPORT...BUT MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL. THE MEAN TEMPERATURE...57.3
DEGREES...WAS ONLY 0.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. ON THE OTHER HAND...THE
4.39 INCHES OF TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 2.43 INCHES ABOVE...OR MORE
THAN DOUBLE...THE 1.96 INCH NORMAL. MUCH OF THAT PRECIPITATION FELL
ON SEPTEMBER 1...WHICH SET A NEW RECORD. THE NEW SEPTEMBER 1 RECORD
OF 1.67 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION BEAT THE OLD RECORD OF 0.98 INCHES
SET BACK IN 1957.

ALSO...SEPTEMBER 2008 BECAME THE NEW 7TH WETTEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD
AT THE GRAND FORKS AIRPORT...REPLACING THE 4.24 INCHES THAT FELL IN
2004.

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