Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
April-03
Season Fwd 1.07 29.8 0 7952 0
Obs Time 10P...Normals Fargo WSO 1971-2000 Hail/Snow Wtr HDD July-Jun…....CDD Jan-Dec
Date Max Min Obs Avrg N Hi N Lw Norm Deprt Pre Fell Grnd Eq HDD CDD Sky Description Of Weather
1 46 33 35 40 45 26 36 4 0.10 0.0 0   25 0 Pc Rain AM..Daytime High 42
2 37 31 31 34 46 27 36 -2 0.01 0.0 0   31 0 Cdy Rain early AM..Windy and cold aftn. 
3 31 24 24 28 47 27 37 -9 0.01 Trace 0   37 0 Cdy Light snow grains,freezing drizzle.
4 31 22 24 27 47 28 37 -10 Trace Trace 0   38 0 Cdy Very light flurries AM. Cldy all day. Cold.
5 37 19 25 28 48 28 38 -10 Trace Trace 0   37 0 Cdy Lgt flurries early AM..Mostly cldy aftn. 
6 48 22 27 35 49 28 39 -4 0.00 0.0 0   30 0 Pc High thin clouds..Warmer
7 48 23 26 36 49 29 39 -3 0.00 0.0 0   29 0 Pc Pc. Another day like yesterday.
8 60 22 39 41 50 29 40 1 0.00 0.0 0   24 0 Pc Pc and warmer..Very nice day.
9 74 29 46 52 51 29 40 12 0.00 0.0 0   13 0 Su Sunny and mild. 
10 66 35 44 51 51 30 41 10 0.00 0.0 0   14 0 Su Sunny and cooler..Breezy with NW Winds
11 67 30 36 49 52 30 41 8 0.00 0.0 0   16 0 Su Sunny and cont. mild. 
12 71 30 56 51 53 31 42 9 0.00 0.0 0   14 0 Su Sunny most of the day..Pc early evening. 
13 88 53 68 71 53 31 42 29 0.00 0.0 0   0 6 Su Hazy, Windy..RECORD HIGH/Fgo ASOS 89
14 72 42 47 57 54 32 43 14 0.00 0.0 0   8 0 Su Sunny but much cooler..Still above normal
15 67 37 49 52 54 32 43 9 0.01 0.0 0   13 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Little cooler. Rain 10pm.
16 49 28 28 39 55 33 44 -5 0.69 1.1 1   26 0 Cdy Rain Aftn..Snow 4pm on. Day high 40
17 44 23 34 34 55 33 44 -10 0.27 2.5 0   31 0 Cdy Snow early Am. 3" on gr 6am..Melted aftn. 
18 48 32 38 40 56 33 45 -5 0.39 0.0 0   25 0 Cdy Cldy and cont. cool. Rain Pm..
19 43 36 38 40 57 33 45 -5 0.30 0.0 0   25 0 Cdy Rain AM..Just Cldy and cool aftn. 
20 55 38 43 47 57 34 46 1 0.05 0.0 0   18 0 Cdy Cldy AM. Light rain aftnoon..Clearing 7pm.
21 62 35 42 49 58 34 46 3 0.00 0.0 0   16 0 Su Sunny and warmer. 
22 64 30 47 47 59 35 47 0 0.00 0.0 0   18 0 Su Sunny and warmer..Very nice spring day.
23 73 43 52 58 59 36 48 10 0.00 0.0 0   7 0 Su Sunny most of the day..Pc late afternoon
24 71 42 47 57 60 36 48 9 0.00 0.0 0   8 0 Su Fair and cont. mild.
25 70 43 48 57 60 37 49 8 Trace 0.0 0   8 0 Pc Sprinkle of rain AM/Pc light winds..Cont mild.
26 77 44 62 61 61 37 49 12 Trace 0.0 0   4 0 Pc Pc becoming Cldy late aftn.Just a sprinkle aftn
27 67 36 36 52 61 37 49 3 0.02 0.0 0   13 0 Pc Th Shower 1:30am..Windy gust here 38MPH
28 58 31 40 45 62 38 50 -5 0.00 0.0 0   20 0 Pc Clear AM..Pc aftn.Cooler
29 59 35 38 47 62 39 51 -4 0.00 0.0 0   18 0 Pc Pc to cldy..Cool with light winds.
30 67 32 44 50 63 39 51 -1 0.00 0.0 0   15 0 Pc Pc and warmer..Nice day.
                                 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
Total 1750 980                         Su April was a very mild and warm month
                              10 except for the little set back on the 16th-17th
Avrg 58.3 32.7   45.5     43.5 2.0         19 0 Pc when we received 3.6 inches of snow.
High 88 53           Total 1.85 3.6     581 6 11 Warmest was the 13th with 88 and the coldest
Low 31 19           Norm 1.37           Cdy was 19 on the 5th. Ended up with .48 of an
                Deprt 0.48           9 inch above normal for precipitation. For the
                % Nrm 135.0%             year still behind .97.
Yearly Summery
                Total 2.92 33.4     8533 6    
                Norm 3.89              
                Deprt -0.97              
                %Nrm 75.1%