Co-Op Data for 1203 20th  St N---Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)--Keith Malakowsky, Observer
April-97
Season Fwd 4.27 109.6 ?? 4755 0
Obs Time 10P..Normals Fargo WSO 1961-90 Snow
Date Max Min Obs Avrg Norm Deprt Pre Fell Grnd HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 52 40 43 46 35 11 0.00 0.0 6 19 0   Fair and Mild/R=16.0
2 45 34 34 40 36 4 0.00 0.0 4 25 0   Fair and cont. mild./R=16.7
3 52 32 42 42 36 6 0.00 0.0 2 23 0   Fair Am/PC to Cldy aftn evn.Warmer/R=18.8
4 47 36 37 42 37 5 0.19 0.0 Trace 23 0   Cloudy/Light rain 1pm on./R=22.5
5 38 23 23 31 37 -6 1.39 0.0 Trace 34 0   Cloudy/Rain chng to sleet pm/Wndy/R=26.1
6 23 9 9 16 38 -22 1.30 7.0 6 49 0   Blizzard thru late aftn..Pc 7PM/R=28.3
7 12 6 7 9 39 -30 Trace Trace 5 56 0   Pc to Cldy..Cold..Ada Hvy Flood/R=31.0
8 17 6 10 12 39 -27 0.02 0.4 5 53 0   Cldy lgt snow AM/Pc aftn cont cold./R=33.3
9 24 5 17 15 40 -25 0.00 0.0 4 50 0   Record Low/Pc little warmer/R=35.4
10 27 15 17 21 40 -19 0.00 0.0 4 44 0   Pc cont cold./R=36.8
11 36 12 27 24 41 -17 0.00 0.0 2 41 0   Pc and warmer/R=37.5
12 40 16 31 28 41 -13 0.00 0.0 1 37 0   Pc and warmer/R=37.6
13 46 22 33 34 42 -8 0.00 0.0 Trace 31 0   Fair/Light winds/warmer/R=37.4
14 49 30 44 40 42 -2 0.00 0.0 Trace 25 0   Pc to Cldy/Incr in flooding again/R=37.3
15 44 27 27 36 43 -7 0.00 0.0 Trace 29 0   Mostly Cldy..Cooler/R=37.9
16 37 23 24 30 44 -14 0.00 0.0 Trace 35 0   Fair/Warmer/R=38.5
17 53 21 45 37 44 -7 0.00 0.0 Trace 28 0   Pc and windy/R=39.3
18 64 40 43 52 45 7 Trace 0.0 0 13 0   Fair and much warmer/River=39.55(RECORD)
19 63 35 47 49 45 4 0.00 0.0 0 16 0   Pc and Mild.  Light winds/R=39.4
20 55 37 43 46 46 0 0.00 0.0 0 19 0   Pc to Cldy/Lgt rain S of town/R=39.1
21 63 32 43 48 46 2 0.00 0.0 0 17 0   Pc and mild./R=38.7
22 58 39 50 49 46 3 0.00 0.0 0 16 0   Fair to Pc/Cont mild/R=38.1
23 60 39 42 50 47 3 0.03 0.0 0 15 0   Pc to Cldy/Lgt rain 5p/R=37.5
24 62 31 45 47 47 0 0.00 0.0 0 18 0   Pc and cont. nice/R=36.9
25 65 36 52 51 48 3 0.00 0.0 0 14 0   Pc with light winds/R=36.3
26 65 43 45 54 48 6 0.40 0.0 0 11 0   Pc becoming cldy/Rain 4p-10p/R=35.8
27 56 41 42 49 49 0 0.02 0.0 0 16 0   Pc & cooler/Rain 3:30a/R=35.4
28 70 36 49 53 49 4 0.05 0.0 0 12 0   Clear Am/Cldy late aftn/Rain/R=34.7
29 53 33 33 43 50 -7 0.00 0.0 0 22 0   Mostly Cldy/Much colder./R=34.3
30 48 39 39 44 50 -6 0.00 0.0 0 21 0   Pc and cont. cold./R=33.5
                           
Note R= River levels at 7am
Monthly Summary
Max Min Avrg Norm Deprt   Pre Snw Grnd HDD CDD Days Recap
High 70 43 1.39 7.0 6 Su **New Snow Fall Record**
Low 12 5 0 0 Old Record (1897) 89.1/New Record 117.0
Avrg 47.5 27.9 37.7 43 -5.3 27 0 Pc Broke Record by 27.9
  Total 3.40 7.4 812 0 0  
      Norm 1.82 Cdy  
  Deprt 1.58 0  
Yearly Summery
            Total 7.67 117.0   5567 0    
  Norm 4.00  
            Deprt 3.67            
Total 1424 838