Data for Moorhead, MN  56560  Clay County  
Station # 21-5586-1 (MORM5)
Keith, Observer
April-04
Season Fwd 3.06 53.3 0 7664 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 58 31 32 45 45 26 36 9 0.00 0.0 0   20 0 Su Sunny/ Mowed my lawn today. 
2 60 26 36 43 46 27 36 7 0.00 0.0 0 22 0 Pc Sunny AM..Becoming cldy 5pm.
3 50 28 28 39 47 27 37 2 0.00 0.0 0 26 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Cold northerly winds.
4 57 21 43 39 47 28 37 2 0.00 0.0 0 26 0 Su Fair and warmer..
5 71 41 48 56 48 28 38 18 0.00 0.0 0   9 0 Su Fair and mild..Last 70 temp was Oct 20 '03
6 68 35 49 52 49 28 39 13 0.00 0.0 0   13 0 Su Fair and cont mild.  
7 63 36 36 50 49 29 39 11 Trace 0.0 0 15 0 Cdy M Cdy. Shrp drpng temps.Wdy G 43. Sprnkle
8 47 26 35 37 50 29 40 -3 0.00 0.0 0 28 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Much colder.
9 37 28 28 33 51 29 40 -7 0.01 0.2 0 32 0 Cld Lgt snow AM..
10 39 19 23 29 51 30 41 -12 0.01 0.3 0   36 0 Su Lgt snow early AM..Clearing sunny cool day.
11 36 18 30 27 52 30 41 -14 Trace Trace 0   38 0 Cdy Light flurries am. Cold. 
12 48 19 34 34 53 31 42 -8 Trace Trace 0 31 0 Pc Light flurries 1am..Pc aftn..Warmer. 
13 66 26 39 46 53 31 42 4 0.00 0.0 0 19 0 Pc Pc and much warmer. 
14 62 35 45 49 54 32 43 6 Trace Trace 0 16 0 Pc Lgt Graupel AM.. Pc aftn..LTC.
15 75 38 39 57 54 32 43 14 Trace 0.0 0   8 0 Pc Lgt rain AM..Pc aftn..Mild..Drppng temps 4pm
16 63 35 42 49 55 33 44 5 Trace 0.0 0 16 0 Pc Sprinkle AM..Cooler with light winds.
17 60 38 47 49 55 33 44 5 0.00 0.0 0 16 0 Pc Cldy Am becoming PC late afternoon
18 58 41 41 50 56 33 45 5 0.07 0.0 0 15 0 Cdy Cldy Am with light rain. TS in area 5:30pm
19 57 35 44 46 57 33 45 1 0.00 0.0 0 19 0 Pc Pc and little change in temp..Light winds
20 54 44 45 49 57 34 46 3 0.08 0.0 0   16 0 Cdy Light rain aftn..and again this evening.
21 51 32 32 42 58 34 46 -4 0.00 0.0 0 23 0 Pc Pc and cooler..Breezy day.
22 56 22 44 39 59 35 47 -8 0.00 0.0 0 26 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Light winds..Nice day.
23 53 33 33 43 59 36 48 -5 0.00 0.0 0 22 0 Su Sunny and cooler..
24 66 27 50 47 60 36 48 -1 0.00 0.0 0 18 0 Su Sunny and warmer..Windy
25 63 41 42 52 60 37 49 3 0.01 0.0 0   13 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Light rain 8pm with wind gust 54
26 53 34 36 44 61 37 49 -5 0.00 0.0 0 21 0 Su Fair and cooler..Windy 
27 82 36 59 59 61 37 49 10 Trace 0.0 0 6 0 Pc Sprinkles Am/Aftn. Damaging winds SW Fgo
28 91 36 36 64 62 38 50 14 0.00 0.0 0 1 0 Pc Record High. Strng winds late aftn Gust 43
29 53 32 37 43 62 39 51 -8 0.00 0.0 0 22 0 Pc Pc and much colder. 
30 56 35 37 46 63 39 51 -5 0.00 0.0 0 19 0 Pc Fair to Pc..Little warmer..Not as windy
                                 
Monthly Summary
  Max Min   Avrg     Norm Deprt Pre Ha/Sn Grnd   HDD CDD Days Recap
                              Su April was up and down for temperatures but
Avrg 58.4 31.6   45.0     43.5 1.5         20 0 8 ended up  1.5 above normal. Had 5 days of
                              Pc snow with the greatest .3 on the 10th. We 
High 91 44           Total 0.18 0.5     592 0 17 broke a record on the 28 for the warmest 
Low 36 18           Norm 1.37           Cdy temperature on that date. (91). Also temp
                Deprt -1.19           4 dropped 15 degrees in 1 hr after reaching 91.
Total 1753 948           % Nrm 13.1%              
Yearly Summary
                Total 3.24 53.8     8256 0    
                Norm 3.89              
                Deprt -0.65              
                %Nrm 83.3%